A2 Communication and Culture: The Essential Introduction features over 100 colour images, contemporary case studies and examples. The authors introduce students to the skills of reading communication texts and understanding the link between communication and culture, as well as taking students through the tasks expected of them to pass the AQA exam. The book is supplemented with a website at www.alevelcommculture.co.uk featuring additional activities and resources.
Areas covered include:
- theoretical approaches
- key concepts
- spaces and places
- objects of desire
- cultural sites: intersections
- the A2 examination
- communication and culture in practice: A2 coursework
- A2 coursework samples.
Selected Contents: 1. Moving On, Moving Up: From AS to A2 2. Theoretical Approaches 3. Key Concepts 4. Spaces and Places 5. Fictions 6. Objects of Desire 7. Intersections 8. The A2 Exam 9. Communication and culture in practice: A2 coursework 10. A2 Coursework Samples
This book is confident, authoritative and reassuring: it is a key text for students and teachers alike. It is a must have resource for everyone interested in Communication Studies and is a welcome addition and progression from the AS Communication and Culture textbook. Alan Hackett, Head of Media and Communications, Campion School
This latest textbook lives up to its name – it is an essential introduction to many of the key ideas and approaches within cultural studies...it is indispensable and beautifully illustrated. If you are a student and you are going on to study Media, Cultural Studies, Sociology or English at university, it’s worth buying your own copy – you will find yourself coming back to it over and over again. www.communicationandculture.co.uk