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Mass Communication and American Social Thought

Key Texts, 1919-1968
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ISBN-13:
9781461640004
Seiten:
552
Autor:
John Durham Peters
Serie:
Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition, the critical theory of the Frankfurt school, and mass society theory. Where possible, articles are reproduced in their entirety to preserve the historical flavor and texture of the original works. This text is ideal for upper-level courses in mass communication and media theory, media and society, mass communication effects, and mass media history.
This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition, the critical theory of the Frankfurt school, and mass society theory. Where possible, articles are reproduced in their entirety to preserve the historical flavor and texture of the original works. Topics include popular theater, yellow journalism, cinema, books, public relations, political and military propaganda, advertising, opinion polling, photography, the avant-garde, popular magazines, comics, the urban press, radio drama, soap opera, popular music, and television drama and news. This text is ideal for upper-level courses in mass communication and media theory, media and society, mass communication effects, and mass media history.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Mass Communication and American Social Thought: Key Texts, 1919-1968
Part 2 Part I From Hope to Disillusionment: Mass Communication Theory Coalesces, 1919-1933

Chapter 3 1 "The Process of Social Change," from
Political Science Quarterly (1897)

Chapter 4 2 "The House of Dreams," from
The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets (1909)

Chapter 5 3 From
Winesburg, Ohio (1919)

Chapter 6 4 From
Introduction to the Science of Sociology (1921)

Chapter 7 5 "Nature, Communication, and Meaning," from
Experience and Nature (1925)

Chapter 8 6 "The Disenchanted Man," from
The Phantom Public (1925)

Chapter 9 7 "Criteria of Negro Art," from
Crisis Magazine (1926)

Chapter 10 8 "The Results of Propaganda," from
Propaganda Technique in the World War (1927)

Chapter 11 9 "Manipulating Public Opinion: The Why and the How" (1928)

Chapter 12 10 From
Middletown: A Study in Contemporary American Culture (1929)

Chapter 13 11 "Communication," from
Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences (1931)

Part 14 Part II The World in Turmoil: Communications Research, 1933-1949

Chapter 15 12 "Conclusion," from
Movies and Conduct (1933)

Chapter 16 13 "The Integration of Communication," from
Communication Agencies and Social Life (1933)

Chapter 17 14 "Toward a Critique of Negro Music," from
Opportunity (1934)

Chapter 18 15 From
Technics and Civilization (1934)

Chapter 19 16 "The Business Nobody Knows," from
Our Master's Voice (1934)

Chapter 20 17 "The Influence of Radio upon Mental and Social Life," from
The Psychology of Radio (1935)

Chapter 21 18 "Foreword," from
Public Opinion Quarterly (1937)

Chapter 22 19 "Human Interest Stories and Democracy," from
Public Opinion Quarterly (1937)

Chapter 23 20 From
The Fine Art of Propaganda (1939)

Chapter 24 21 "A Powerful, Bold, and Unmeasurable Party?" from
The Pulse of Democracy (1940)

Chapter 25 22 "Democracy in Reverse," from
Public Opinion Quarterly (1940)

Chapter 26 23 "Needed Research in Communication," from the
Rockefeller Archives (1940)

Chapter 27 24 "On Borrowed Experience: An Analysis of Listening to Daytime Sketches," from
Studies in Philosophy and Social Science (1941)

Chapter 28 25 "Art and Mass Culture," from
Studies in Philosophy and Social Science (1941)

Chapter 29 26 "Administrative and Critical Communications Research," from
Studies in Philosophy and Social Science (1941)

Chapter 30 27 "The Popular Music Industry," from
Radio Research 1941 (1942)

Chapter 31 28 From
Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944)

Chapter 32 29 "Nazi Propaganda and Violence," from
German Radio Propaganda (1944)

Chapter 33 30 "Biographies in Popular Magazines," from
Radio Research 1942-1943 (1944)

Chapter 34 31 "The Negro Press," from
An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy (1944)

Chapter 35 32 "A Social Critique of Radio Music," from the
Kenyon Review (1945)

Chapter 36 33 "The Social and Cultural Context," from
Mass Persuasion (1946)

Chapter 37 34 "The Requirements," from
A Free and Responsible Press (1947)

Chapter 38 35 "Mass Media," from
UNESCO: Its Philosophy and Purpose (1947)

Chapter 39 36 "The Enormous Radio," from
The Enormous Radio and Other Stories (1947)

Chapter 40 37 "Mass Communication, Popular Taste, and Organized Social Action," from
The Communication of Ideas (1948)

Chapter 41 38 Table from "Communication Research and the Social Psychologist," from
Current Trends in Social Psychology (1948)

Chapter 42 39 "Information, Language, and Society," from
Cybernetics: Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine (1948)

Chapter 43 40 "Consensus and Mass Communication," from
American Sociological Review (1948)

Chapter 44 41 "What 'Missing the Newspaper' Means," from
Communications Research (1949)

Part 45 Part III The American Dream and Its Discontents: Mass Communication Theory, 1949-1968

Chapter 46 42 "Industrialism and Cultural Values," from
The Bias of Communication (1950)

Chapter 47 43 "Emerging from Magic," from
Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1950)

Chapter 48 44 "Storytellers as Tutors in technique," from
The Lonely Crowd (1950)

Chapter 49 45 "Our Next Frontier. . .Transoceanic TV," from
Look (1950)

Chapter 50 46 "Communication in the Sovietized State, as Demonstrated in Korea," from
Public Opinion Quarterly (1951)

Chapter 51 47 "The Consumer's Stake in Radio and Television," from
Quarterly of Film, Radio and Television (1951)

Chapter 52 48 "The Unique Perspective of Television and Its Effect," from
American Sociological Review (1952)

Chapter 53 49 "Technology and Political Change," from
International Journal (1952)

Chapter 54 50 "A Theory of Mass Culture," from
Diogenes (1953)

Chapter 55 51 "Sight, Sound, and Fury," from
Commonweal (1954)

Chapter 56 52 "Between Media and Mass," from
Personal Influence (1955)

Chapter 57 53 "The Theory of Mass Society: A Critique," from
Commentary (1956)

Chapter 58 54 "Mass Communication and Para-Social Interaction: Observations on Intimacy at a Distance," from
Psychiatry (1956)

Chapter 59 55 "The Mass Society," from
The Power Elite (1956)

Chapter 60 56 "FDR and the White House Mail,"
Public Opinion Quarterly (1956)

Chapter 61 57 "Notes on a Natural History of Fads," from
American Journal of Sociology (1957)

Chapter 62 58 "Mass Communication and Socio-cultural Integration," from
Social Forces (1958)

Chapter 63 59 "Modernizing Styles of Life: A Theory," from
The Passing of Traditional Society (1958)

Chapter 64 60 "The Social-Anatomy of the Romance-Confession Cover Girl," from
Journalism Quarterly (1959)

Chapter 65 61 "The State of Communication Research," from
Public Opinion Quarterly (1959)

Chapter 66 62 "The State of Communication Research: Comments," from
Public Opinion Quarterly (1959)

Chapter 67 63 "What is Mass Communication?" from
Mass Communication: A Sociological Perspective (1959)

Chapter 68 64 "Social Theory and Mass Media," from
Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science (1961)

Chapter 69 65 "Television and Public Interest" (1961)

Chapter 70 66 "The Kennedy Assassination and the Nature of Political Commitment," from
The Kennedy Assassination and the American Public (1965)

Chapter 71 67 "TV Overseas:The U.S. Hard Sell," from
The Nation (1966)

Chapter 72 68 "Aggressiveness in Advanced Industrial Societies," from
Negations (1968)

Chapter 73 Afterword and Acknowledgements

Chapter 74 Other Readers and Historical Collections in American Mass Communication Study and Related Subjects

Chapter 75 Suggested Films

Chapter 76 Select Supplementary Reading List

Chapter 77 The Intellectual History of North American Media Studies, 1919-1968: A Selected Bibliography