ISBN 9781118799444,The Handbook Of Political Economy Of Communications

The Handbook Of Political Economy Of Communications


Janet Wasko


John Wiley & Sons



John Wiley & Sons

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781118799444

ISBN-10 1118799445


Number of Pages 632 Pages
Language (English)
Over the last decade, political economy has grown rapidly as a specialist area of research and teaching within communications and media studies and is now established as a core element in university programs around the world. The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications offers students and scholars a comprehensive, authoritative, uptodate, and accessible overview of key areas and debates in the field. This contemporary guide to political economics of communication combines authoritative overviews of core ideas with new case study materials and the best of contemporary theorization and research. Including newly commissioned essays by the bestknown scholars in the field, this handbook explores and interrogates different approaches and problematics across different political and cultural regions, and offers a theoretical map of the field, both historically and conceptually.