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Echoes and reflections : on media ecology as a field of study

Author: Lance Strate
Publisher: Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press, Inc., ©2006.
Series: Hampton Press communication series., Media ecology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lance Strate takes the reader on a journey through the interdisciplinary, communication-centered field of media ecology, the study of media as environments, a field that encompasses the study of technology, symbol systems, and aesthetic form, in addition to traditional conceptions of media and mediation. Strate presents media ecology as an open-ended intellectual tradition, a network of great books and independent  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Strate
ISBN: 1572737255 9781572737259
OCLC Number: 1003439898
Description: ix, 180 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. A media ecology review --
1. Introduction to media ecology as a field of study --
2. Marshall McLuhan --
3. Harold Innis and American cultural studies --
4. The Toronto School --
5. Walter Ong --
6. Orality-literacy studies --
7. Media history --
8. Neil Postman --
9. The New York School and communication studies --
10. Mumford, technics, and ecological history --
11. Ellul and technological studies --
12. Formal roots --
13. Conclusion --
pt. 2. Narcissism and echolalia : sense and the struggle for the self --
14. Something from nothing --
15. Communication and/as material transformation --
16. Echo and narcissus --
17. Autism and the struggle for the self --
18. Theory of mind --
19. Conclusion.
Series Title: Hampton Press communication series., Media ecology.
Responsibility: Lance Strate.

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