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Theorising media [electronic resource] : power, form and subjectivity / John Corner.

Author/Creator:
Corner, John, 1943-
Publication:
Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
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Theorizing media : power, form and subjectivity
Subjects:
Mass media.
Mass media -- Social aspects.
Power (Social sciences).
Subjectivity.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this book, John Corner explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the risks they pose. Drawing widely on an interdisciplinary literature, he connects his exposition to examples from film, television, radio, photography, painting, web practice, music and writing in order to bring in topics as diverse as reporting the war in Afghanistan, the televising of football, documentary portrayals of 9/11, reality television, the diversity of taste in the arts and t
Contents:
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART ONE; 1. Power; 2. Form; 3. Subjectivity; PART TWO; PART TWO(1) :TERMS OF ANALYSIS; 4. Mediated politics, promotional culture and the idea of 'propaganda'; 5. 'Ideology': a note on conceptual salvage; 6. Public knowledge and popular culture:spaces and tensions; PART TWO(2) :VISUALITY AND DOCUMENTATION; 7. Documentary expression and the physicality of the referent: writing, painting and photography; 8. Documenting the political: some issues; 9. Critical social optics' and the transformations of audio-visual culture; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-7190-9656-1
1-84779-949-3
1-78170-318-3
1-84779-464-5
OCLC:
818847520