Title

Media theories and approaches: A global perspective

Document Type

Book

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Place of Publication

Basingstoke [England]

Faculty

Education and Arts

School

Communications and Arts, Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications

RAS ID

6136

Comments

Originally published as: Balnaves, M., Donald, S., & Shoesmith, B. (2009). Media theories and approaches : A global perspective. Basingstoke England: Palgrave Macmillan.

ISBN 9780230551626

Abstract

Truly global and cutting-edge, this is the resource for all students studying media in today's world. It is a truly accessible but critical text. It provides an explicitly global approach, including chapters on developing Asian countries. It offers an excellent balance of new and traditional media. It includes an accompanying online resource to provide regular updates of key statistics. This is a manageable introduction to all the theories and approaches that make up media studies. The book is accompanied by extensive textual and online resources to give readers guidance at every step. Offering a truly global approach, this is a cutting-edge text for today's students seeking to understand worldwide media, past and present.

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