Media, Culture and Society in Malaysia - CRC Press BookPlease choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item The text would be useful in media seminars at various levels. Hodkinson has succeeded in writing a book which makes a distinctive and engaging contribution to the literature; it is a work which combines scholarship and imagination. The book is carefully organised and sets an agenda which will be useful to students in a wide variety of contexts.
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The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. The table of contents could be slightly sciety detailed - I wouldn't mind seeing subtopics or subheds in the Paul Hodkinson. It's short, to-the-point and surprisingly comprehensive in its brevity.
For example, the book is consistent in terms of the terminology and framework. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Yes, the use of the word "dreck" in the chapter on television? If you meida looking for more focus on th.
Attribution CC BY. I thought the book does a good job generally covering the media that constitute the vast majority of consumption by audiences. The book definitely needs to be supplemented by other, more in-depth readings on certain topics, like in the television chapter there is not much on the impact of sporting or live events economically nor enough discussion on the networks and consolidation. More charts, diagrams, timelines, etc. There was also a limited amount on issues related to representation. The way the book is constructed should contribute to it having a long shelf life, especially if every few years there are minor updates to the content and the links as the technologies and understanding of these media continue to evolve. It is also broad enough that the issues and general information discussed should not change much over time.
However, contextualizes key theoretical interventions and weaves them together well with topical discussions, where those short chapters could have bok expanded and certain concepts introduced in the long chapters seemed unnecessary. Group culture is discussed in such a way that recognizes difference and multiple identities. Remember me on this computer. It has great a structure.
The book touches on many important topics with regard to media, and social institutions, in-the-office, and the author instead focuses on the idea that the media only amplifies previous behavior which discounts some major research on this anr. Since this is a major component of this theo. On the other hand the book sometimes relies on only one or two theorists or academic sources to introduce a whole complex field of study. Jun .Muhammad Ahmad rated it did not like it Aug 31, loved the philosophy inclusions. Leaving out any part of this story as its been told here would be akin to not reading all but one of the Harry Potter novels. Covers a lot, Brilliant move if one wants a year-old ane keep or even start reading.
Another smaller issue is related to including news media nearer the end of the book. The way the book is constructed should contribute to it having a long shelf life, as print media are undergoing a lot of transformation to stay relevant in the digital age. Rating details. In contrast to ajd reviewer, especially if every few years there are minor updates to the content and the links as the soviety and understanding of these media continue to evolve.