A survey of the field of mass media and society. This edition reflects the changing nature of the field by including articles on the media and class, globalization, cultural identity, media influence, sport, tabloid feminism, race, media power, citizenship, and feminism and the media.
This volume brings together an international team of scholars who offer a survey of the field of mass media and society. This new edition reflects the changing nature of the field by including articles on the media and class, globalization, cultural identity, media influence, sport, tabloid feminism, race, media power, citizenship, feminism and the media, and comparative media perspectives. Each article is written to offer an overview of the topic and to enable students to make contact with thinking about today's central issues in media and communication studies.
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An original contribution to media studies. Beautifully organized, well written and incisive. Professor James Carey, Columbia University, USA The best collection of current thinking in the field. Professor Elihu Katz, Israel Institute of Applied The theme of globalization is of paramount importance, with various contributors describing its positive & negative impacts in terms of media access & influence. Sociological Abstracts
About James Curran
James Curran is Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Michael Gurevitch is Professor in the College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Mass Media and Society by James Curran
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