Toby Miller and Marwan M. Kraidy provide a comprehensive how-to guide to the study of media, going far beyond the established English-language literature and drawing on the best methods and research from around the world
Available: Newton Park
?This is a highly distinctive reformulation of the core concepts and objectives of media studies for the 21st century. Politically engaged, intellectually lucid, impressively wide-ranging in its sources of evidence, at times unapologetically opinionated, and always pitching for your attention, this is a breath of fresh air for the teaching of media studies. The next generation of students will be the better for it.?
Graeme Turner, University of Queensland
?Media is the new infrastructural and aesthetic condition of the world, calling for an urgent reassessment of older approaches. Global Media Studies does precisely this by offering exciting insights into this condition now unfolding before us. Expertly synthesizing debates in media and cultural theory, Miller and Kraidy bring together new perspectives from across the globe to make sense of our changing present.?
Ravi Sundaram, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies