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Description - The Media Reader by Hugh Mackay

Provides key statements regarding the influence of the media in such areas as identity, technology, economics, globalization and surveillance. The editors highlight the importance of the media, not just in its mediating capacity, but as a growing sector of the economy. The book addresses: identity, mass communication and the modern world; case studies on technology, culture and transformation in media history; "transformations" through information technology in media culture; issues relating to new media forms such as digital and the Internet; and globalization, "network" society", new technologies and the surveillance possibilities. The text is published as a course reader for the Open University Course, "Culture and Media Studies" (D850).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761962502
ISBN-10: 0761962506
Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 171mm x mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 23-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Hugh Mackay

Dr Hugh Mackay is an Honorary Associate of the Faculty of Sociology at Open University

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