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Researching Communications By David Deacon

Researching Communications

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This book provides students with an authoritative, step-by step guide to media and communications research. Now in its second edition, the book includes an increased focus on the internet, concentrating on both how it has developed as a research tool and simultaneously become a research subject in itself.
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Researching Communications: A Practical Guide to Methods in Media and Cultural Analysis by David Deacon

Researching Communications, Second Edition provides a practical, authoritative, step-by-step guide to media and communications studies students taking courses in communications research. The authors also examine the complementary nature of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and aim to show how these techniques hold up in practice. The new edition also incorporates new information on using archives and computers as well as the use of the internet as a resource for research. 'This is an enormously useful text for anyone interested in an up-to-date guide to cultural analysis; it will be indispensible for teaching research methods in communication studies.' - Hanno Hardt, University of Iowa

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"The key strength of this book are built on clear explanations of the relationship of theory to research, the strong emphasis placed on practical application (the 'how to') of the methods and techniques discussed and the guidance given in relation to the stages of the research process." -- Liam French, Art:Design:Media (Higher Education Academy)

About David Deacon


David Deacon is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Science, Loughborough, UK. Michael Pickering is Professor in the Department of Social Science, Loughborough, UK. Peter Golding is Professor in the Department of Social Science, Loughborough, UK and Chair of the European Sociological Association Media Research Network. Graham Murdock is Reader in the Department of Social Science, Loughborough, UK.

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GOR001864018
Researching Communications: A Practical Guide to Methods in Media and Cultural Analysis by David Deacon
David Deacon
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2007-07-27
440
0340926996
9780340926994
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