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Global Media Studies

By Toby Miller, Marwan M. Kraidy

Global Media Studies is unique in its coverage of places, peoples, institutions, and discourses. Toby Miller and Marwan M. Kraidy provide a comprehensive how-to guide to the study of media, going far beyond the established English-language literature and drawing on the best methods and research from around the world. They look at political economy, global policymaking and governance, and the past and present manifestations of cultural imperialism.

In addition to providing a survey of the field, the book introduces a new form of textual analysis, with a special focus on reality television, as well as models of audience research. The authors include original analyses of the US, European, Latin American, and Arab worlds, and case studies of mobile telephony, the impact of US media, and reality television.

This original and uniquely global textbook will be an essential resource for students of global media and international communication.

Table of Contents    

  1. Media Studies
  2. Global Studies
  3. Political Economy
  4. Policy and Governance
  5. Mobile Telephony (with Richard Maxwell)
  6. The United States of America as Global Media Behemoth (with Bill Grantham)
  7. Textual Analysis
  8. Reality Television
  9. Audiences

Toby Miller is an individual member of IAMCR and Marwan Kraidy is a representative of the Annenberg School for Communication, an institutional member of IAMCR.

The above text is from the publisher's description of the book.

Title: Global Media Studies
Authors: Toby Miller, Marwan M. Kraidy
Published: 2016
Pages: 256
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 978-0-7456-4431-8

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