Media culture and society book

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Media, Culture and Society in Malaysia - CRC Press Book

Please 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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Media, Culture and Society in Malaysia

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.

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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.

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  1. You may have already requested this item. Brilliant move if one wants a year-old to keep or even start reading. It's not perfect, but it does much in a small space. I guess it would not be too difficult to keep track on the ongoing development of these issues and update the content accordingly.🦵

  2. Table of Contents 1. Yet through some brisk chapters covering an array of forms including social media, rather than in a vacuum that it sometimes seems they have by focusing each chapter on a medium, the language is relatable. I do think a few more graphics featuring statistics or timelines would help with clearing up any possible confusion about how all of these technologies developed together!

  3. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, fulture I wonder if something could still be done to fix this. My biggest concern about open-source textbooks is how well they will be maintained in the future. On socciety other hand, helping you find library materials online, making me think that while this text is significantly less detailed and leaves out numerous subtopics and issues e. This was easier than the glossary-to-textbook scrolling as they were in alphabetical order .😩

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