MEDIA AND SOCIETY
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
5TH REVISED EDITION
1 SEP 2010
The fifth edition of this highly-respected collection of media and communication essays contains insightful analyses from leading international academics in the field on a wide range of key topics ranging from new media to film studies.
List of contributors/ Introduction / Acknowledgements / Part 1 Media and Society / 1 Communication Power: Mass Communication, Mass Self-Communication, and Power Relationships in the Network Society Manuel Castells / 2 Film and Society Toby Miller / 3 Entertaining Democracy James Curran / 4 Media and Feminism Susan Thornham / 5 Media and Politics Aeron Davis / 6 Western Media Systems in Comparative Perspective Daniel C. Hallin and Pablo Mancini / 7 Interactive, Engaging but Unequal: Critical Conclusions from Internet Studies Sonia Livingstone / Part 2 Media Production / 8 Media Industry Studies, Media Production Studies David Hesmondhalgh / 9 Four Approaches to the Sociology of News Revisited Michael Schudson / 10 The Contribution of Critical Political Economy Jonathan Hardy / 11 Beyond the Global/Local: Examining Contemporary Media Globalization Trends Across National Contexts Kalyani Chadha and Anandam Kavoori / 12 Contempoary Hollywood Radicalism Ben Dickenson / 13 Chinese Media, Contentious Society Yuezhi Zhao / Part 3 Mediations / 14 The State of Media Effects Research Shanto Iyengar / 15 Media Regimes and Democracy Bruce Williams and Michael X. Delli Carpini / 16 Arab Film and Islamic Fundamentalism Lina Khatib / 17 The Politics of Reality TV: An Overview of Recent Research Susan Murray / 18 Race and Identity in Digital Media Lisa Nakamura / 19 The Rise of Internet News Media and the Emergence of Discursive Publics in South Korea June Woong Rhee / 20 The Future of the News Industry Robert G. Picard