The cultural industries / David Hesmondhalgh

By: Hesmondhalgh, DavidMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : Sage, 2002 Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 0761954538Subject(s): Industria culturalSummary: The Cultural Industries combines a political economy approach with the best aspects of cultural studies, sociology, communication studies and social theory to provide an overview of the key debates surrounding cultural production. The book: Considers both the entertainment and the information sectors. Combines analysis of the contemporary scene with a long-range historical perspective. Draws on an range of examples from North America, the UK, Europe and elsewhere. Hesmondhalgh's clearly written, thoroughly argued overview of political-economic, organizational, technological and cultural change represents an important intervention in research on cultural production, but at the same time provides students with an accessible, indispensable introduction to the area.
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The Cultural Industries combines a political economy approach with the best aspects of cultural studies, sociology, communication studies and social theory to provide an overview of the key debates surrounding cultural production. The book: Considers both the entertainment and the information sectors. Combines analysis of the contemporary scene with a long-range historical perspective. Draws on an range of examples from North America, the UK, Europe and elsewhere. Hesmondhalgh's clearly written, thoroughly argued overview of political-economic, organizational, technological and cultural change represents an important intervention in research on cultural production, but at the same time provides students with an accessible, indispensable introduction to the area.

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