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Communication as culture : essays on media and society

Author: James W Carey
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"In this classic text, James W. Carey maintains that communication is not merely the transmission of information. Reminding the reader of the link between the words "communication" and "community," he broadens his definition to include the drawing-together of a people that is culture. In this context, Carey questions the American tradition of focusing only on mass communication's function as a means of social and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James W Carey
ISBN: 9780415989756 0415989752 0415989760 9780415989763
OCLC Number: 226974779
Notes: Previous edition: Boston, Mass.: Unwin Hyman, 1989.
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. A Cultural Approach to Communication --
2. Mass Communication and Cultural Studies --
3. Reconceiving "Mass" and "Media" --
4. Overcoming Resistance to Cultural Studies --
5. The Mythos of the Electronic Revolution / John J. Quirk --
6. Space, Time, and Communications: A Tribute to Harold Innis --
7. The History of the Future / John J. Quirk --
8. Technology and Ideology: The Case of the Telegraph.
Responsibility: James W. Carey.

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