The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies
Professor John D H Downing, John D. H. Downing, Denis McQuail, Philip Schlesinger, Ellen Wartella
SAGE Publications, Sep 8, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 629 pages
The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies examines the theories, practices, and future of this fast-growing field. Editor John Downing and associate editors Denis McQuail, Philip Schlesinger, and Ellen Wartella have brought together a team of international contributors to provide a varied critical analysis of this intensely interesting field of study. The Handbook offers a comprehensive review within five interconnected areas: humanistic and social scientific approaches; global and comparative perspectives; the relation of media to economy and power; media users; and elements in the media mosaic ranging from popular music to digital technologies, from media ethics to advertising, and from Hollywood and Bollywood to alternative media.