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Mediatization

Concept, Changes, Consequences

by Knut Lundby (Volume editor)
Textbook XX, 317 Pages

Summary

The media are ubiquitous and constantly changing, causing social and cultural shifts. This book examines how processes of mediatization affect almost all areas of contemporary social and cultural life, and takes the theoretical debate on mediatization in communication studies and media sociology to a critical edge.

Details

Pages
XX, 317
ISBN (Book)
9781433105623
Language
English
Tags
Mediatization - - - Transformations Media Mediated communication - Social change
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2009. XX, 317 pp., num. ill.

Biographical notes

Knut Lundby (Volume editor)

The Editor: Knut Lundby is Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo, Norway. He holds a Dr.philos. degree in sociology from the University of Oslo. He was the founding director of the interdisciplinary research centre InterMedia at the University of Oslo, focusing on design, communication, and learning in digital environments. He is the director of the Mediatized Stories project and edited Digital Storytelling, Mediatized Stories: Self-representations in New Media (Peter Lang, 2008).

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