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Media and Society: An Introduction

Media and Society: An Introduction
Author: Michael O'Shaughnessy - Jane Stadler
ISBN 13: 9780195562408
ISBN 10: 195562402
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009-03-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 516
List Price: $52.95

Media and Society is a beginner's guide to studying the media and media stories. It examines the role of the media in contemporary society and analyzes representations of the world found in media texts. It offers approaches derived from media and cultural studies and includes structuralist, Marxist, feminist, and Jungian perspectives. The book also features simple definitions of key terms, examples of analyses of specific media texts, illustrations, and practical exercises.