Key Concepts in Media and Communications, Paperback / softback Book

Key Concepts in Media and Communications Paperback / softback

Part of the Sage Key Concepts Series series


"A sprightly, critical and intelligent guided tour around the mansion of media and communications/cultural research... enormously useful for students and researchers."- James Curran, Goldsmiths, University of London"A highly comprehensive guide to core concepts in media theory and criticism."- Andrew Goodwin, University of San Francisco"A great resource for new under-grads and something I urge my students to buy and use as a hand first 'port of call' throughout their studies."- Paul Smith, De Montfort UniversityThis book covers the key concepts central to understanding recent developments in media and communications studies.

Wide-ranging in scope and accessible in style it sets out a useful, clear map of the important theories, methods and debates.

The entries critically explore the limits of a key concept as much as the traditions that define it.

They include clear definitions, are introduced within the wider context of the field and each one: is fully cross-referencedis appropriately illustrated with examples, tables and diagramsprovides a guide to further reading.

This book is an essential resource for students of media and communications across sociology, cultural studies, creative industries and of course, media and communications courses.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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  • Category: Communication studies
  • ISBN: 9781412928229

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