Popular Culture The Metropolitan Experience
A Primer For Daily Life
Advertising as Communication
Introduction to Communication Studies
By Roy Armes
July 01, 1988
Though video systems are now growing ever more accessible, and practical video work is undertaken at every level of education, this is the first book-length historical and theoretical study of the medium. On Video explores video on two levels: first, it examines the relationship between ...
Edited By Andrew Goodwin, Garry Whannel
October 16, 1990
Understanding Television offers an introduction to some of the issues of television broadcasting and its main genres. It examines a number of programme categories, such as news, drama-documentary, sit-com, soap opera, sport and quizzes, and discusses aspects of the history of the organisation of ...
By Andrew Crisell
September 12, 1994
'... a highly imaginative and often very entertaining book ... which ... probably says more than any other available text about the limitations and possibilities of present forms of radio.' Professor Laurie Taylor on the first edition of Understanding Radio Understanding Radio is a fully revised ...
By Gillian Dyer
December 13, 1982
Advertising is a form of communication that constantly impinges on our daily lives, yet we are often unaware of its more subtle form of persuasion, or of the extent to which it manipulates our (consumer) culture. This book sets out to examine advertising as a form of communication in contemporary ...
By John Fiske
November 12, 2010
This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Ron Becker, Elana Levine, Darrell Newton and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ‘Structuralism and ...
By Martin Montgomery
March 07, 2008
An Introduction to Language and Society explores how our ways of seeing and engaging with the world may be shaped by the categories, systems and patterns of language. This second edition includes new material on gender, register, the speech community, language and subcultures, and language and ...
By Neil McKeown
December 30, 1982
This book is based on the assumption that the best way to clarify communication theory is to start with particular practical examples from case studies, and to introduce the theory as particular practical issues of communication arise. At the very beginning, just to introduce you to the field, we’...