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Communication Theory and Research

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December 2005 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This exciting collection of papers represents some of the finest communications research published during the last decade. To mark the 20th anniversary of the European Journal of Communication, a leading international journal, the editors have selected 21 papers, all of which make significant and valuable interventions in the field of media and communications.

The volume is prefaced with an introduction by the editors and will be a central research text for scholars in this field.

European Journal of Communication


Denis McQuail
Introduction and Overview
 
PART ONE: INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION
Preben Sepstrup
Research into International Television Flows
A Methodological Contribution  
Marjorie Ferguson
The Mythology about Globalization
Els De Bens and Hedwig de Smaele
The inflow of American Television Fiction on European Broadcasting Channels Revisited
 
PART TWO: AUDIENCE
Klaus Bruhn Jensen and Karl Erik Rosengren
Five Traditions in Search of the Audience
Daniel Biltereyst
Resisting American Hegemony
 
PART THREE: POLICY AND POLITICS
Denis McQuail
Accountability of Meida to Society
A Reponse  
Kees Brants
Who's Afraid of Infotainment?
Jay G Blumler
Political Communication Systems All Change
A Response to Kees Brants  
Dafna Lemish and Inbal Barzel
`Four Mothers'
The Womb in the Public Sphere  
Jeffery Klaehn
A Critical Review and Assessment of Herman and Chomsky's `Propaganda Model'
 
PART FOUR: JOURNALISM
Thorbj[um]orn Broddason
The Sacred Side of Professional Journalism
Peter Golding
Telling Stories
Sociology, Journalism and the Informed Citizen  
Jo Bardoel
Beyond Journalism
A Profession between Information Society and Civil Society  
Tiina Laitila
Journalistic Codes of Ethics in Europe
Rossella Savarese
`Infosuasion' in European Newspapers
A Case Study on War in Kosovo  
Olessia Koltsova
News Production in Contemporary Russia
 
PART FIVE: MEDIA CULTURE
Tamar Liebes and Sonia Livingstone
European Soap Operas
The Diversification of Genre  
Liesbet van Zoonen
Gendering the Internet
Claims, Controversies and Cultures  
Patrick Vyncke
Lifestyle Segmentation
Baris Kilichay nad Mutlu Binarck
Consumer Culture, Islam and the Politics Lifestyle
Fashion for Veiling in Contemporary Turkey  

After reading the book I have released that it is not appropriate for Early Years students. Perhaps it is more relevant for media students.

Ms Eva Mikuska
Childhood Studies (Bishop Otter), Chichester University
April 4, 2013

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