Media Power: A Sociological Introduction

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Macmillan Education UK, Jun 13, 2002 - Social Science - 218 pages
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This text offers a clear and succinct overview of a central debate in the study of the media, drawing together a wide range of theoretical and research-based material from both sides of the Atlantic. Written with a light touch and taking a level-headed approach to competing theories and claims, it is accessibly organised around the three central processes in mass communication - production, representation and reception - and provides comprehensive coverage of all the main topics relevant to the thorny issue of media power.

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CIARAN McCULLAGH is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at University College, Cork, in the Republic of Ireland. His work includes the book, Crime in Ireland: A Sociological Introduction (1996).

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