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Media, Place and Mobility by Shaun Moores


Media, Place and Mobility by Shaun Moores

Media, Place and Mobility offers a new understanding of media uses as place-making practices in everyday living.


Moores rejects the thesis that the world is becoming 'placeless'. Engaging critically with a broad range of social theorists, communication researchers and geographers, he shows how media have been incorporated into the experience of place. Paul Adams, University of Texas at Austin With its powerful advocacy of a 'non-media-centric
approach, this original and carefully argued book is to be welcomed as a significant intervention in the theoretical re

-assessment of the field of media studies as a whole. John Tomlinson, Nottingham Trent University

About the Author

SHAUN MOORES is Professor of Media and Communications at the University of Sunderland. He is the author or co-editor of six earlier books, including Media and Everyday Life in Modern Society (2000), Media/Theory (2005) and Connectivity, Networks and Flows (2008). Several of his publications have been translated into other languages.

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Book Info

Publication date

20th April 2012


Shaun Moores

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Palgrave an imprint of Palgrave Macmillan


144 pages


Media studies
Cultural studies



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