Media, Culture and Society (2nd ed.)

An Introduction

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  • 9781473902350
  • 9781473998353
  • 9781473998346

'In his beautifully balanced, clear and broad-ranging account of a fast-changing field, Paul Hodkinson has successfully brought together myriad perspectives with which to critically analyse today's media culture and media society.'– Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Media & Communication, LSE

Paul Hodkinson's bestseller is back, once again exploring the concepts and complexities of the media in an accessible, balanced and engaging style. Additions to the Second Edition include:

  • A new chapter on advertising and sponsorship
  • Extensive revision and updating throughout all chapters
  • New material on technologies, censorship, online news, fan cultures and representations of poverty
  • Greater emphasis on and examples of digital, interactive and mobile media throughout
  • Fully reworked chapter on media, community and difference
  • Up-to-date examples covering everything from social media, contemporary advertising, news events and mobile technologies, to representations of class, ethnicity and gender.

Combining a critical survey of the field with a finely judged assessment of cutting-edge developments, this Second Edition cements its reputation as the must-have text for any undergraduate student studying media, culture and society.

  • SAGE Publications; December 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473998353
  • Edition: 2
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Media, Culture and Society
  • Author: Paul Hodkinson
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473902350
  • 9781473998353
  • 9781473998346

In The Press

Praise for the first edition:

In his beautifully balanced, clear and broad-ranging account of a fast-changing field, Paul Hodkinson has successfully brought together myriad perspectives with which to critically analyse today's media culture and media society.