The Political Economy of Communication

Author: Vincent Mosco
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446204944
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"A masterpiece... the one single indispensable book that all media students and scholars need to read to understand this vital and growing area of research." - Robert W. McChesney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "A contemporary classic of media studies. Vincent Mosco, among the leading media scholars of our or any time, brings his searing insights and crystal prose to bear on the latest issues and debates of the field… An indispensable resource for researchers, activists, and students everywhere." - Toby Miller, University of California, Riverside Since publication of its first edition, The Political Economy of Communication has established itself as a true classic and one of the most important contributions to the field. This second edition has been thoroughly restructured, updated and expanded to make it an indispensable text for students and scholars alike. Putting the student at the centre of its updates, this book: Maps the definitions and foundations of political economy Adds 3 new chapters to explore current trends, from feminism and labour to new media, forms of resistance, media reform and democracy Illustrates throughout how power operates across the 21st century media landscape Explores key issues in how media power intersects with globalization, social class, race, gender and surveillance Shows media students why it is essential to understand political economy and its application to media and communication. Combining penetrating theoretical analysis with passionate commitment, Vincent Mosco once again gives readers an indispensable introduction to the field.

The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications

Author: Janet Wasko
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444395396
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Over the last decade, political economy has grown rapidly as a specialist area of research and teaching within communications and media studies and is now established as a core element in university programmes around the world. The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications offers students and scholars a comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date and accessible overview of key areas and debates. Combines overviews of core ideas with new case study materials and the best of contemporary theorization and research Written many of the best known authors in the field Includes an international line-up of contributors, drawn from the key markets of North and Latin America, Europe, Australasia, and the Far East

The Political Economy of Communication

Author: Vincent Mosco
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803985612
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This definitive, critical overview of the discipline explains in detail the analytical tools that political economy can apply to today's increasingly global and technological information society. Vincent Mosco defines political economy by its focus on the relationship between the production, distribution and consumption of communication in historical and cultural context.

Der Aufstieg der Netzwerkgesellschaft

Author: Manuel Castells
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658113227
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Manuel Castells entwirft in seinem Werk eine Soziologie des Informationszeitalters. Auf der Grundlage reichhaltigen empirischen Materials analysiert und interpretiert er die Entwicklung von der Industriegesellschaft zur Informationsgesellschaft. Seit seinem ersten Erscheinen 1996 in den USA hat das Werk einen beispiellosen Siegeszug durch die wissenschaftlich interessierte Leserschaft genommen.

The Political Economy of Media

Author: Robert W. McChesney
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1583671617
Format: PDF, Mobi
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One of the foremost media critics provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic and political powers that are being mobilized to consolidate private control of media with increasing profit--all at the expense of democracy.

The Political Economy of Information

Author: Vincent Mosco
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299115708
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The information society is real. Information - as a marketable commodity - is quickly taking up the powerful role once held by heavy industry and manufactured products. How this revolution is affecting society, and how both society and government are responding to it, is the subject of this book.

Toward a Political Economy of Culture

Author: Andrew Calabrese
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461700353
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Several of the most important and influential political economists of communication working today explore a rich mix of topics and issues that link work, policy studies, and research and theory about the public sphere to the heritage of political economy. Familiar but still exceedingly important topics covered include market structures and media concentration, regulation and policy, technological impacts on particular media sectors, information poverty, and media access. The book also features several new topics for future political economy study.

Political Economy of Communications in India

Author: Pradip N. Thomas
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8132106067
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This book is a critical study of the political economy of communications in India. It explores the ways in which contexts, structures, policies and processes at national and international levels shape media structures and explores how a political economy-inspired approach can be used to understand both media dominance and resistance. It deals with a variety of issues that are key to understanding the political economy of communication—from intellectual property to audio-visual trade and media ownership, liberalisation, privatisation, and media politics.

The Global Political Economy of Communication

Author: Edward A. Comor
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349249262
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This collection examines the theoretical, analytical and political implications of global developments involving telecommunications and related technologies. The book's contributors - from fields such as economics, political science and communication studies - relate research on the political economy of communication with the work of international political economy scholars. The book stimulates cross-disciplinary debates among readers in these and other areas in order to, first, critically evaluate recent global developments involving communications and, second, to encourage the development of a more holistic and inclusive approach to these and related issues.