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Published: 06 February 1997

210 Pages | halftones, tables


ISBN: 9780198781714

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The Mass Media and Power in Modern Britain

John Eldridge, Jenny Kitzinger, and Kevin Williams

Oxford Modern Britain

  • New in the successful Oxford Modern Britain series
  • A thorough, lively introduction to the role, importance, and power of the mass media in contemporary British society
  • Addresses contemporary questions surrounding today's media
  • Covers issues surrounding the news, advertising, public service broadcasting, the shaping of public understanding, censorship, violence, and moral panics
  • Focuses on sociological perspectives (but will sell well on media and cultural studies courses)
  • Very readable: well illustrated throughout, with numerous black and white photos

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