Communication in a Crisis World
By (author) James Lull
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Culture-on-demand by James Lull
Book DescriptionThis highly original, thought-provoking book - written by a pioneer of communication studies - is the first to analyze the post 9/11 world in terms of global media and popular culture. * Written in an engaging and candid manner by a leading expert in this field * Argues that cross-cultural understanding can only be achieved by harnessing the power of global media, popular culture, information technology, and personal communications technologies * Examines the global trend of using film, video, music, and TV "on-demand" as the framework through which we experience all cultural activity * Draws inspiration from the work of a range of theorists, from Charles Darwin to Anthony Giddens * Candidly interrogates the very latest developments in world affairs, especially the roles of fundamentalist religious ideology, media globalization, and individualism, whose complex relationships have yet to be explained by social scientists
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405160650
(228mm x 154mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James Lull
Language of Life, Paperback (May 2012)
Communication in its most basic form is the heart of evolution. This title offers a fresh interpretation of the role of communication as the driving force behind evolution. It presents a unique perspective on both the biological evolution of life and the human development of culture.
Culture-on-demand, Hardback (March 2007)
This highly original, thought-provoking book - written by a pioneer of communication studies - is the first to analyze the post 9/11 world in terms of global media and popular culture.
Culture in the Communication Age, Paperback (September 2000)» View all books by James Lull
Gathers leading contributors from the fields of communication, cultural studies, anthropology, media studies, sociology and psychology to provide a series of interdisciplinary perspectives on the meaning of 'culture' in contemporary society.
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Author Biography - James Lull
James Lull is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication Studies at San Jose State University. He holds the first Honorary Doctorate in Communication at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is also the recipient of two Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowships and a Leverhulme Trust Fellowship. His many books include Culture in the Communication Age (2001) and Media, Communication, Culture (2000). Visit author online at JamesLull.com.
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