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Global media entertainment : a critical introduction / Lee Artz.

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Author/Creator:
Artz, Lee, author.
Publication:
West Sussex, England : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (279 p.)
Subjects:
Mass media and culture.
Mass media and globalization.
Culture and globalization.
Mass media -- Influence.
Mass media -- Political aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations ofcomplex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates thecrucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergenceof transitional capitalism. Examines the influence of global entertainment media on theemergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework forexplaining and understanding world culture as part of changingclass relations and media practicesUses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complexrelationship between international media political economy,entertainment content, global culture, and cu
Contents:
Introduction: entertainment, television, and cultural hegemony
21st century capitalism and transnational relations
Leading the charge: transnational planning
Transnational media
From regional to global: transnational media leaders
Cultural hegemony: leadership with consent
Power decentered: dominant diversity
Superheroes to the rescue
Media, democracy, and political power
Conclusion: the reality of power.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-118-95546-3
1-118-95543-9
1-118-95545-5
OCLC:
902727289
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