A Companion to Media Studies
September 2003, Wiley-Blackwell
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Introduction: Angharad N. Valdivia.
Part I: Foundations:.
1. Feminist Media Perspectives: Margaret Gallagher (UNESCO).
2. New Horizons for Communication Theory in the New Media Age: Denis McQuail (University of Southampton).
3. From Modernization to Participation: The Past and Future of Development Communications in Media Studies: Robert Huesca (Trinity University).
4. Tensions between popular and alternative music: R.E.M. as an Artist-Intellectual: Robert Sloane (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
Part II: Production:.
5. Approaches to Media History: John Nerone (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
6. Ethical Issues in Media Production: Sharon L. Bracci (University of North Carolina, Greensboro).
7. Digital Capitalism: A Status Report on the Corporate Commonwealth of Information: Dan Schiller (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
8. Media Production: Individuals, Organizations, Institutions: James S. Ettema & D. Charles Whitney (both University of Texas, Austin).
9. From the Playboy to the Hustler: Class, Race, and the Marketing of Masculinity: Gail Dines (Wheelock College) and Elizabeth R. Perea (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
Part III: Media Content:.
10. Selling Survivor: The Use of TV News to Promote Entertainment: Matthew P. McAllister (Virginia Tech University).
11. Constructing Youth: Media, Youth and the Politics of Representation: Sharon R. Mazzarella (Ithaca College).
12. The Less Space We Take, the More Powerful We’ll Be: How Advertising Uses Gender to Invert Signs of Empowerment and Social Equality: Vickie Rutledge Shields (Bowling Green State University).
13. Constructing a New Model of Ethnic Media: Image-Saturated Magazines as Touchstones: Melissa A. Johnson (North Carolina State University).
14. Out of India: Fashion Culture and the Marketing of Ethnic Style: Sujata Moorti (Old Dominion University).
Part IV: Media Audiences:.
15. Resuscitating Feminist Audience Studies: Revisiting the Politics of Representation and Resistance: Radhika Parameswaran (Indiana University).
16. The Changing Nature of Audiences: From the Mass Audience to the Interactive Media User: Sonia Livingstone (London School of Economics and Political Science).
17. The Cultural Revolution in Audience Research: Virginia Nightingale (University of Western Sydney).
18. Practising Embodiment: Reality, Respect and Issues of Gender in Media Reception: Joke Hermes (University of Amsterdam).
19. Salsa as Popular Culture: Ethnic Audiences Constructing an Identity: Angharad N. Valdivia (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
Part V: Effects:.
20. Race and Crime in the Media: Research from a Media Effects Perspective: Mary Beth Oliver (Penn State University).
21. The Appeal and Impact of Media Sex and Violence: Jennings Bryant & Dorina Miron (both University of Alabama).
22. The Role of Interactive Media in Children’s Cognitive Development: Ellen A. Wartella (University of Texas, Austin), Barbara J. O’Keefe [Northwestern University] and Ronda M. Scantlin (University of Pennsylvania).
23. The Impact of Stereotypical and Counter-Stereotypical News on Viewer Perceptions of Blacks and Latinos: An Exploratory Study: Michael C. Casas and Travis L. Dixon (both University of Michigan).
Part VI: Futures:.
24. Where We Should Go Next and Why We Probably Won’t: An Entirely Idiosyncratic, Utopian and Unashamedly Peppery Map for the Future: John D. H. Downing (University of Texas, Austin).
25. All Consuming Identities: Race, Mass Media and the Pedagogy of Resentment in the Age of Difference: Cameron McCarthy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).
26. Expanding the Definition of Media Activism: Carrie A. Rentschler (University of Pittsburgh).
27. Realpolitik and Utopias of Universal Bonds: For A Critique of Technoglobalism: Armand Mattelart (University of Paris) (translated from the French by Samira Hassa).
28. Intellectual Property, Cultural Production, and the Location of Africa : Boatema Boateng (University of California, San Diego).