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Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN10: 0745629334 ISBN13: 9780745629339 DDC: 302.23/07/2 LCC: P91.3 Edition: (hard : alk. paper)


Includes bibliographical references and index. Critical research at Columbia : Lazarsfeld's and Merton's "Mass Communication, Popular Taste, and Organized Social Action" /Peter Simonson and Gabriel Weimann --Herzog's "On Borrowed Experience" : its place in the debate over the active audience /Tamar Liebes --Subtlety of Horkheimer and Adorno : reading "The Cultural Industry" /John Durham Peters --Benjamin contextualized : on "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" /Paddy Scannell --Redeeming consumption : on Lowenthal's "The Triumph of the Mass Idols" /Eva Illouz --Community and pluralism in Wirth's "Consensus and Mass Communication" /Eric W. Rothenbuhler --Audience is a crowd, the crowd is a public : latter-day thoughts on Lang and Lang's "MacArthur Day in Chicago" /Elihu Katz and Daniel Dayan --Towards the virtual encounter : Horton's and Wohl's "Mass Communication and Para-social Interaction" /Don Handelman --Harold Adams Innis and his Bias of Communication /Menahem Blondheim --Canonic anti-text : Marshall McLuhan's Understanding Media /Joshua Meyrowitz --Retroactive enrichment : Raymond Williams's Culture and Society /John Durham Peters --Canonization achieved? : Stuart Hall's "Encoding/Decoding" /Michael Gurevitch and Paddy Scannell --Afterthoughts on Mulvey's "Visual Pleasure" in the age of cultural studies /Yosefa Loshitzky.


  • LCC: P91.3
  • Dewey Decimal: 302.23/07/2

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: ix, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: (hard : alk. paper)


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