Chapter 5. Media Culture(s) and Public Life

  1. Mark D. Jacobs and
  2. Nancy Weiss Hanrahan
  1. Ronald N. Jacobs

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch6

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

How to Cite

Jacobs, R. N. (2005) Media Culture(s) and Public Life, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture (eds M. D. Jacobs and N. W. Hanrahan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231745

Online ISBN: 9780470996744

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Keywords:

  • media culture;
  • public life;
  • sociology;
  • mass media;
  • democracy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mass Media, Democracy, and Public Life

  • Mapping Media Content

  • Researching Against the Grain

  • The Material Forms of Transmission

  • Conclusion