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Theories of Communication A Short Introduction

by Armand Mattelart, Michele Mattelart

Theories of Communication A Short Introduction Synopsis

This textbook provides students with a concise introduction to the development of communication theory. Written in an engaging style, it offers an account of the development of all the major theoretical approaches in communication and media studies. The book summarizes clearly and methodically the range of existing theories; explains how and why the diverse currents and schools of thought emerged; and contextualizes all the major approaches, including those of cultural studies and political economy, in their historical, social and intellectual setting. Theories of Communication is an essential text for all students of media, communication and cultural studies. It will also be welcomed by anyone seeking to understand the changes that have accompanied the rise of the so-called `information society'.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761956471
Publication date: 16th July 1998
Author: Armand Mattelart, Michele Mattelart
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Information theory,

About Armand Mattelart, Michele Mattelart

Armand Mattelart and Michele Matellart both at Universite de Haute-Bretagne, France

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