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De-Westernizing Media Studies

1st Edition

Edited by James Curran, Myung-Jin Park


356 pages

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De-Westernizing Media Studies brings together leading media critics from around the world to address central questions in the study of the media. How do the media connect to power in society? Who and what influence the media? How is globalization changing both society and the media?

About the Editors

James Curran is Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. Myung-Jin Park is Professor of Communications at Seoul National University, Korea.

About the Series

Communication and Society

This series encompasses the broad field of media and cultural studies. Its main concerns are the media and the public sphere: on whether the media empower or fail to empower popular forces in society; media organizations and public policy; political communication; and the role of media entertainment, ranging from potboilers and the human interest story to rock music and TV sport.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies