Media and Cultural Studies: Keyworks

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Meenakshi Gigi Durham, Douglas M. Kellner
Wiley, 2006 - Social Science - 755 pages
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Bringing together a range of core texts into one volume, this acclaimed anthology offers the definitive resource in culture, media, and communication.
  • A fully revised new edition of the bestselling anthology in this dynamic and multidisciplinary field
  • New contributions include essays from Althusser through to Henry Jenkins, and a completely new section on Globalization and Social Movements
  • Retains important emphasis on the giant thinkers and “makers” of the field: Gramsci on hegemony; Althusser on ideology; Horkheimer and Adorno on the culture industry; Raymond Williams on Marxist cultural theory; Habermas on the public sphere; McLuhan on media; Chomsky on propaganda; hooks and Mulvey on the subjects of visual pleasure and oppositional gazes
  • Features a substantial critical introduction, short section introductions and full bibliographic citations

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User Review  - Karli - Goodreads

Need a quick reference to that seminal text in media and/or cultural studies? You'll probably find it in this epic collection! Read full review

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User Review  - Liz D - Goodreads

Tracked this down via interlibrary loan specifical for Part IV: The Politics of Representation, but there are a number of essays in other sections that look promising as well. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Meenakshi Gigi Durham is Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa. She has published widely on feminist media studies and related critical approaches, especially those of race, class, and sexuality.

Douglas M. Kellner is George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education at UCLA and is the author of many books on social theory, politics, history, and culture, including Television and the Crisis of Democracy; The Persian Gulf TV War; Media Culture; Media Spectacle and September 11, Terror War, and The Dangers of the Bush Legacy.

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