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James W. Carey and communication research : reputation at the university's margins / Jefferson Pooley.
Author:
Pooley, Jefferson, author.
Published:
New York : Peter Lang, [2016]
Description:
234 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
James W. Carey, by the time of his death in 2006, was a towering figure in communication research in the U.S. In this book, Pooley provides a critical introduction to Carey's work. The book is an attempt to understand the unusual if also undeniable significance that Carey holds for so many communication scholars, as well as making his work accessible to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Authors:
Carey, James W.
ISBN:
1433108461 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

143310847X (pbk. ; alk. paper)

9781433108464 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

9781433108471 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

9781453917602 (e-book)

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Winner of the 2017 James W. Carey Media Research Award

James W. Carey, by the time of his death in 2006, was a towering figure in communication research in the U.S. In this book, Pooley provides a critical introduction to Carey's work, tracing the evolution of his media theorizing from his graduate school years through to the publication in 1989, of his landmark Communication as Culture. The book is an attempt to understand the unusual if also undeniable significance that Carey holds for so many communication scholars, as well as making his work accessible to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students.


Summary

Winner of the 2017 James W. Carey Media Research Award

James W. Carey, by the time of his death in 2006, was a towering figure in communication research in the U.S. In this book, Pooley provides a critical introduction to Carey's work, tracing the evolution of his media theorizing from his graduate school years through to the publication in 1989, of his landmark Communication as Culture. The book is an attempt to understand the unusual if also undeniable significance that Carey holds for so many communication scholars, as well as making his work accessible to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students.


Author Notes

Jefferson Pooley (PhD., Columbia University) is associate professor of media and communication at Muhlenberg College. He is co-editor of The History of Media and Communication Research (2009) and Media & Social Justice (2011).


Jefferson D. Pooley (Ph.D., Columbia University) is Associate Professor of Media and Communication at Muhlenberg College. He is co-editor of The History of Media and Communication Research (2003) and Media and Social Justice (2011).


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 Thesis Driftp. 1
Chapter 2 Innis in Urbanap. 41
Chapter 3 A Cultural Approachp. 77
Chapter 4 A Plea for Public Lifep. 117
Chapter 5 The Return of the Repressedp. 167
Conclusion Reputation at the University's Marginsp. 195
Indexp. 217