Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction, Hardback Book

Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction Hardback


Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations ofcomplex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates thecrucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergenceof transitional capitalism.

Examines the influence of global entertainment media on theemergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework forexplaining and understanding world culture as part of changingclass relations and media practicesUses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complexrelationship between international media political economy, entertainment content, global culture, and cultural hegemonyDraws on examples of public and community media in Venezuelaand Latin America to illustrate the relations between governmentpolicies, media structures, public access to media, and mediacontentEngagingly written with crisp and controversial commentary toboth inform and entertain readersIncludes student-friendly features such as fully-integratedcall out boxes with definitions of terms and concepts, and listsand summaries of transnational entertainment media


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 276 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • Category: Cultural studies
  • ISBN: 9781118955437

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