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Teen Spirits Music And Identity In Media Education

Teen Spirits: Music And Identity In Media Education

1st Edition

By Dr Chris Richards, Chris Richards
April 30, 1998

Relating to both the practice of teaching media studies and also to theoretical questions within media and cultural studies, this study examines pop music, media studies and the micro-cultural politics of adolescence. It argues that media education has neglected pop music, and that, as something of...

Wired Up Young People And The Electronic Media

Wired Up: Young People And The Electronic Media

1st Edition

Edited By Sue Howard
March 23, 1998

For many years now, studies rejecting the idea of a direct causal link between the media and children's behaviour and beliefs, have been generating insights into children's interactions with all kinds of media forms. This book is designed as an accessible introduction to these important research ...

Researching Children's Popular Culture The Cultural Spaces of Childhood

Researching Children's Popular Culture: The Cultural Spaces of Childhood

1st Edition

By Claudia Mitchell, Jacqueline Reid-Walsh
August 01, 2002

The place of childhood in popular culture is one that invites new readings both on childhood itself, but also on approaches to studying childhood. Discussing different methods of researching children's popular culture, they argue that the interplay of the age of the players, the status of their ...

Fans, Feminisms and 'Quality' Media

Fans, Feminisms and 'Quality' Media

1st Edition

By Lyn Thomas
July 25, 2002

Fans, Feminisms and 'Quality' Media considers how long-running and popular radio and TV programmes such as Inspector Morse and The Archers participate in contemporary debates about ethnicity and national identity, gender and feminisms, and tradition and modernity. Examining the connections between ...

Teaching Popular Culture Beyond Radical Pedagogy

Teaching Popular Culture: Beyond Radical Pedagogy

1st Edition

Edited By David Buckingham
February 10, 1998

Teaching about the media and popular culture has been a major concern for radical educators. Yet in recent years, the hyperbolic rhetoric of "critical pedagogy" has come under attack, not only from theoretical perspectives such as feminism, anti-racism and postmodernism, but also in The Light Of ...

The Making of Citizens Young People, News and Politics

The Making of Citizens: Young People, News and Politics

1st Edition

By David Buckingham
February 03, 2000

Based on research conducted in Britain and the US, The Making of Citizens traces the dynamic complexities of young people's interpretations of news, and their judgements about the ways in which key social and political issues are represented. Rather than bemoaning young people's ignorance, he ...

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