Culture and Image
By (author) Kelli Fuery
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New Media by Kelli Fuery
Book DescriptionNew media is becoming integral to our lives. But for how long can we refer to emerging media as new in this fast-moving digital age? What makes it 'new'? And what problems do interactive media create for us, as cultural beings? This book investigates the culture and context of new media. Exploring and critiquing debates drawn from media and cultural theory, Fuery clearly explores and defines the concepts of new media and interactivity. With a clear and structured approach, the book questions existing ideas about digital culture and explains the problems that emerging technologies can present to our culture, from issues of surveillance and power to the digitalisation of the body. In particular, the book includes: * a variety of perspectives and approaches to the idea of the 'new' * consideration and evaluation of work from key media theorists, from Foucault to Bourdieu * relevant and innovative examples that bring the complexities of new media to life * a glossary for quick reference and explanation of complex concepts New Media: Culture and Image interrogates the key concepts, models and approaches surrounding the formation and evolution of new media. It will encourage all students of Cultural Studies and Media Studies to question and reconsider their ideas about media and cultural theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403989444
(216mm x 137mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kelli Fuery
New Media, Hardback (October 2008)
Does a new media culture truly exist? This book explores the newness of new media, looking critically at key concepts and theory to show how it digitality affects our lives. Filled with visual examples that explore ideas of interactivity, surveillance and power, it is key reading for students of media and cultural studies.
Visual Cultures and Critical Theory, Paperback (July 2003)» View all books by Kelli Fuery
Theory has become increasingly significant in the field of the visual, giving rise to a whole discipline of 'visual culture' situated within the disciplines of media/communication/cultural studies and also within history of art. This book aims to offer a clear exposition of their ideas and how they have been used in visual cultural studies.
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Author Biography - Kelli Fuery
KELLI FUERY is Lecturer in Film, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney, Australia. She previously taught at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, and is co-author of 'Visual Culturse and Critical Theory'.
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