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Global media studies

Global media studies

Miller, Toby, 1958- author; Kraidy, Marwan M., 1972- author

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

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Cambridge: Polity Press, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Toby Miller and Marwan M. Kraidy
ISBN: 0745644325, 9780745644325
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: vi, 247 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Subject: Globalization.; Communication, International.; Media Studies.


  1. Introduction
  2. Chapter One: Media Studies
  3. Chapter Two: Global Studies
  4. Chapter Three: Political Economy
  5. Chapter Four: Policy and Governance
  6. Chapter Five: Mobile Telephony (with Richard Maxwell)
  7. Chapter Six: The United States of America as Global Media Behemoth (with Bill Grantham)
  8. Chapter Seven: Textual Analysis
  9. Chapter Eight: Reality Television
  10. Chapter Nine: Audiences
  11. Conclusion
  12. Notes
  13. References
  14. Index

Author note

Toby Miller is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Riverside; Sir Walter Murdoch Professor of Cultural Policy Studies, Murdoch University; Profesor Invitado, Escuela de Comunicaci?n Social, Universidad del Norte; Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University/Prifysgol Caerdydd; and Director of the Institute of Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London.

Marwan M. Kraidy is the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture and Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.


?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