The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies brings together over 200 critical essays to redraw the boundaries of this rapidly evolving and dynamically complex area. Global in scope, wide-ranging in its inclusion of topics, and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars, this is the definitive resource for the field.
Includes more than 200 essays written by over 230 leading and emerging scholars from across the globe
Arranged across 7 thematic volumes edited by an international team of expert scholars
Accessible volume introductions provide overviews of key themes
The most definitive resource available in this complex, heterogeneous, multi-methodological and multi-theoretical interdisciplinary field
Explores media as it is being practiced, produced, and analyzed in Asia, Africa, the Americas, Australia, and Europe
All volumes pay close attention to issues of gender and ethnicity so necessary to understanding contemporary media
Probes the many dimensions of the subject: history, production, content, audiences, effects, and futures