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Media, Culture and Society : An Introduction (Hardcover) (Paul Hodkinson)

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'In his beautifully balanced, clear and broad-ranging account of a fast-changing field, Paul Hodkinson has successfully brought together myriad perspectives with which to critically analyse today's media culture and media society.'– Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Media & Communication, LSE

Paul Hodkinson's bestseller is back, once again exploring the concepts and complexities of the media in an accessible, balanced and engaging style. Additions to the Second Edition include:

  • A new chapter on advertising and sponsorship
  • Extensive revision and updating throughout all chapters
  • New material on technologies, censorship, online news, fan cultures and representations of poverty
  • Greater emphasis on and examples of digital, interactive and mobile media throughout
  • Fully reworked chapter on media, community and difference
  • Up-to-date examples covering everything from social media, contemporary advertising, news events and mobile technologies, to representations of class, ethnicity and gender.

Combining a critical survey of the field with a finely judged assessment of cutting-edge developments, this Second Edition cements its reputation as the must-have text for any undergraduate student studying media, culture and society.

Number of Pages: 326
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Paul Hodkinson
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2017
TCIN: 51992901
UPC: 9781473902350
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-2337
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