Understanding the Media introduces key theoretical issues in media Author Eoin Devereux applies a model of media analysis that gives. Dr. Eoin Devereux is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at University of Limerick and Adjunct Professor in Contemporary Culture at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland . Understanding the Media: Reference Books @ This item:Understanding the Media by Eoin Devereux Paperback $

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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description “This is a lucid and lively introduction to key concepts and developments in media and media studies. The new edition, with updated case studies and a good range of online reading, is a valuable resource for both students and lecturers.

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Incisive questions framed through accessible and detailed examples provide a platform for a wealth of different activities that engage readers in the critical study of media. In addition it also offers that much-needed, little-found extra in a textbook: A joy for those of us teaching the subject. How much freedom and power do we have as members of an increasingly fragmented media audience? How do the media influence what we understand about friendship, globalization and even our own selves?


This book teaches students how to ask critical questions of the media, and gives them the analytical tools to answer those questions. By gaining a rich understanding of how the media play a role in society, both in giving pleasures and creating power relationships, students are encouraged devereuux become critical thinkers.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Table of contents Introduction: Asking Awkward Questions Chapter 1: Production, Content and Reception Conclusion Chapter 3: Media Globalization Introduction What is Globalisation?

The Latest Brand of Colonialism? Media Re-representations in a Divided World: Stories about Welfare The Happy Poor: New Media, Social Media Introduction: Will the Revolution be Digitalized?

Audiences and New Media Conclusion Chapter This is Not a Methods Chapter The ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of Media Analysis show more. Review quote Understanding the Media is carefully aimed at a new generation of media students.


Accessibly written and very well-structured, the book will be one of those you go back to time and ynderstanding again throughout your studies.

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About Eoin Devereux Dr. Power, Undwrstanding, and co-editor of Morrissey: He was also recently selected by SAGE to present a series of short video lectures on a range of themes including the work of Stuart Hall; Fandom; Ideology and Media Representations of Poverty for their Media and Communications tutorials and case study videos.

He tweets daily as drdevereux and in his spare time DJ’s, organises understandint event called Manchester Night, gardens and writes short fiction.

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