The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies

Editors: Downing, John D.H., McQuail, Denis and Schlesinger, Philip,
Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $346.50
ISBN: 978-0-7619-2169-1
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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 media ethics to advertising, from popular music to digital technologies, and from Hollywood and Bollywood to alternative media.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Overview of the Handbook - Denis McQuail
  • Ethical and Normative Perspectives - Clifford Christians
  • The Long and Winding Road of Alternative Media - Alfonso Gumucio Dagron
  • Globalization, Supranational Institutions, and Media - John Sinclair
  • Society, Culture, and Media: Thinking Comparatively - Annabelle Sreberny
  • Approaches to Media Texts - Ruth Wodak and Brigitta Busch
  • Technology - Sandra Braman
  • Digital Media - Jan van Dijk
  • PART II: Audiences, Users, and Effects
  • Audience and Readership Research - Jenny Kitzinger
  • Twentieth-Century Media Effects Research - Daniel G. McDonald
  • Psychology of Media Use - Tannis M. MacBeth
  • Contemporary Television Audiences: Publics, Markets, Communities, and Fans - Virginia Nightingale
  • A Concise History of Media and Cultural Studies in Three Scripts: Advocacy, Autobiography, and the Chronicle - Joke Hermes
  • East Asian Modernities and the Formation of Media and Cultural Studies - Myungkoo Kang
  • PART III: Economy and Power
  • Media Economics - Alan B. Albarran
  • The Political Economy of Communications - Janet Wasko
  • Government, the State, and Media - Erik Neveu
  • Media, Public Opinion, and Political Action - Holli A. Semetko
  • Media and the Reinvention of the Nation - Silvio Waisbord
  • News Media Production: Individuals, Organizations, and Institutions - D. Charles Whitney,Randall S. Sumpter and Denis McQuail
  • PART IV: Specific Areas of Media Research
  • Narrative and Genre - Horace Newcomb
  • Sound Exchange: Media and Music Cultures - Nabeel Zuberi
  • Advertising: A Synthetic Approach - Todd Joseph Miles Holden
  • Broadcasting, Cable, and Satellites - Michele Hilmes
  • Hollywood - Thomas Schatz and Alisa Perren
  • Bollywood and Indian Cinema: Changing Contexts and Articulations of National Cultural Desire - Veena Naregal
  • Media Violence and Sex: What Are the Concerns, Issues, and Effects? - Stacy L. Smith,Emily Moyer-Gusé and Edward Donnerstein
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors