Media Anthropology

by Eric W. (Walter) Rothenbuhler, Mihai Coman

Media Anthropology represents a convergence of issues and interests on anthropological approaches to the study of media. The purpose of this reader is to promote the identity of the field of study; identify its major concepts, methods, and bibliography; comment on the state of the art; and provide examples of current research. Based on original articles by leading scholars from several countries and academic disciplines, Media Anthropology provides essays introducing the issues, reviewing the field, forging new conceptual syntheses.

  • SAGE Publications; May 2005
  • ISBN: 9781452267203
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Media Anthropology
  • Author: Eric W. (Walter) Rothenbuhler (ed.); Mihai Coman (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc

In The Press

"[The book] represents a discussion of what anthropology might mean for the communication field in terms of both the kinds of content as well as different approaches to audience reception."