Intersections of Media and Communications: Concepts and Critical Frameworks

 
Intersections of Media and Communications: Concepts and Critical Frameworks
Author(s):
 
ISBN:
978-1-55239-464-9
 
Publisher:
Emond Montgomery Publications
 
Page Count:
362
 
Status:
Available
 
Copyright Date:
2011
 
Subjects:
Communications; Media and Journalism
 
 
 
 
Ebook available

Emphasizing fundamental concepts and key questions, and giving close consideration to how today's students experience media, this brand new introductory text for courses in media and communications studies and sociology of media offers a fresh approach to the topic.

The concise, focused chapters have been contributed by respected scholars from across Canada, resulting in an engaging and thorough exploration of this increasingly prominent aspect of modern life. Examples are drawn from Canada and beyond, with attention paid throughout to both current developments and historical perspectives.

Intersections explores how media affect our relationships to everything — they don't just inform and entertain us, but shape our connections to the world, and define our relationships to it.

  • Created by a team of contributors from across Canada, each writing in his or her area of expertise
  • Concise chapters are written in accessible language
  • Key terms are defined on the same page; full online glossary
  • Students are presented with debates in the field, along with historical perspectives and strong Canadian content
  • Brief overviews of key thinkers and theories in this field
  • Discussion questions, suggested further readings, and websites provided with each chapter
  • PowerPoint slides for instructors
Part I: Studying Media and Communications
Chapter 1: Why Study Communications? (Kevin Dowler)
Chapter 2: Thinkers and Theories: An Introduction (Stacey Johnson)
Reading: "My Year of Living Dangerously” (Katrina Onstad, ELLE)
Part II: Media Dimensions, Forms, and Functions
Chapter 3: Dimensions of Media: Time and Space, Storage and Transmission (Will Straw)
Chapter 4: Media Forms, Interfaces, and Formats (Bart Beaty and Rebecca Sullivan)
Chapter 5: Media Functions (Ira Wagman)
Chapter 6: Language and Media (Michael Darroch)
Part III: Change and Continuity
Chapter 7: Media Revolutions (Sandra Gabriele and Paul Moore)
Chapter 8: The Political Economy of Media: An Overview (The Editors)
Chapter 9: Regulating the Media (Richard Sutherland)
Chapter 10: Cultural Ownership, Copyright, and Intellectual Property (Darren Wershler)
Chapter 11: Alternative Media (Josh Greenberg and Heather Gilberds)
Part IV: Rights and Responsibilities
Chapter 12: New Media Culture (Michael Strangelove)
Chapter 13: Journalism (Sandra Gabriele and Lisa Lynch)
Chapter 14: Media, Consumption, and Everyday Life (Sonia Bookman)
Chapter 15: Media, Representation, and Identity (Alexandra Boutros)
Chapter 16: Speed, Sensation, and Stimulation (Beverley Best)
Part V: Researching the Media
Chapter 17: Thinking About Methods (Kim Sawchuk)
Index

Glossary of Terms

PowerPoint Presentation

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Intersections of Media and Communications: Concepts and Critical Frameworks

Format: Print
Cover: Softcover
Colour: One colour
Status: Available
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-55239-464-9

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-55239-939-2

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Intersections of Media and Communications: Concepts and Critical Frameworks ebook (1 year)

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Cover: Online
Colour: Full colour
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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-55239-938-5

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