The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies

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The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies examines the theories, practices, and future of this fast-growing field. Editor John Downing and associate editors Denis McQuail, Philip Schlesinger, and Ellen Wartella have brought together a team of international contributors to provide a varied critical analysis of this intensely interesting field of study. The Handbook offers a comprehensive review within five interconnected areas: humanistic and social scientific approaches; global and comparative perspectives; the relation of media to economy and power; media users; and elements in the media mosaic ranging from popular music to digital technologies, from media ethics to advertising, and from Hollywood and Bollywood to alternative media.The children composed persuasive essays explaining how television is not like real life and why it would be harmful for other children to watch too much television and imitate the violent characters. A videotape of each child reading his or heranbsp;...

Title:The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies
Author:John D. H. Downing, Denis McQuail, Philip Schlesinger, Ellen Wartella
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2004-09-08


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