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The media and modernity

a social theory of the media

by John B. Thompson

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Stanford Univeristy Press in Stanford, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Social aspects.,
  • Communication -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSocial theory of the media
    StatementJohn B. Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM258 .T465 1995
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationviii, 314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL821155M
    ISBN 100804726787
    LC Control Number95074796
    OCLC/WorldCa34469397

    This book approaches the problems raised by the media via a set of arguments with post-modernism and Information Society theory. It argues that the media are important because they raise a set of questions central to social and political theory. It focuses on the problem raised by what Kant called the unsocial sociability of human kind. Then, it examines the implications for Author: Nicholas Garnham. This book approaches the problems raised by the media via a set of arguments contained in post-modernism and Information Society theory. It argues that the media is important because it raises a set of questions central to social and political theory. The book focuses on the problem raised by what Kant called the unsocial sociability of human kind. The book argues for a necessarily Author: Nicholas Garnham.

    Classical modernity: – (corresponding to the long 19th century (–) in Hobsbawm's scheme) Late modernity: –; In the second phase Berman draws upon the growth of modern technologies such as the newspaper, telegraph and other forms of mass media. There was a great shift into modernization in the name of industrial.   This wide-ranging and innovative book develops an original theory of the media and their impact on the modern world, from the emergence of printing to the most recent developments in the media industries. The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory of the Media John B. Thompson Limited preview - The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory.

      Media, Modernity and Technology by David Morley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). Modernity, on the contrary, offers us every choice but as it releases man from the institutions wich stablished his place, it imposes him the task to create his : Ole Jacob Madsen.


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