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Meanings of Audiences free pdf In today s thoroughly mediated societies people spend many hours in the role of audiences, while powerful organizations, including governments, corporations and schools, reach people via the media. Consequently, how people think about, and organizations treat, audiences has considerable significance. This ground-breaking collection offers original, empirical studies of discourses about audiences by bringing together a genuinely international range of work. With essays on audiences in ancient Greece, early modern Germany, Soviet and post-Soviet Russia, Zimbabwe, contemporary Egypt, Bengali India, China, Taiwan, and immigrant diaspora in Belgium, each chapter examines the ways in which audiences are embedded in discourses of power, representation, and regulation in different yet overlapping ways according to specific socio-historical contexts. Suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, this book is a valuable and original contribution to media and communication studies. It will be particularly useful to those studying audiences and international media.

About Richard Butsch

Richard Butsch is Professor of Sociology and Film and Media Studies at Rider University, New Jersey, USA. He is author of "The Making of American Audiences from Stage to Television, 1750 to 1990" and "The Citizen Audience: Crowds, Publics, and Individuals," and editor of "For Fun and Profit: The Transformation of Leisure into Consumption "and "Media and Public Spheres." He is currently writing a book tentatively titled "Screen Culture: A Global History." Sonia Livingstone is a professor at the Department of Media and Communications, LSE. Her research examines children, young people and the internet- media and digital literacies- the mediated public sphere- audience reception, the public understanding of communications regulation. Her sixteen authored or edited books include "Making Sense of Television" (1998), "Audiences and Publics" (2005), "The Handbook of New Media" (2006), "Media Consumption and Public Engagement" (2010) and "Media Regulation" (2012).

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Author : Richard Butsch
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 24 September 2014
ISBN : 0203380010
EAN : 9780203380017
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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