Media and Cultural Theory
by Stephen Hill, Bevis Fenner
Publisher: BookBoon 2010
Number of pages: 126
An ideal guidebook for undergraduates studying a range of Media and Cultural Studies courses. Covering over thirty theorists, the book is organized into ten chapters, each focusing on a specific theoretical strand. Alongside more traditional forms like film, television and music, the book also makes reference to Facebook, YouTube and MySpace. For the visual learner, each chapter is accompanied by original illustrations that explore some of the more abstract theoretical concepts.
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