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Anderson, J.A. (ed.): Communication Yearbook (11) - Media Audiences as Interpretative Communities.
by T. R. Lindlof

On the anthology: From the Publisher Published in association with the International Communication Association Communication Yearbook is an annual review of current research in communication studies. Eleven years on, these yearbooks enjoy the enviable reputation of being the guides to the state-of-the-art of this the liveliest and most flourishing of disciplines. Communication Yearbook 11 develops and improves this tradition. This volume differs from its predecessors in that each chapter consists of a major work and two criticisms of it, dealing with such topics as the theory of mediation, effective policy for health care communication and feminist criticism of television. Other areas covered include organizational setting and the concept of the empowering organization, the perspective opened by conversation analysis and agenda-setting research. In each case a perceptive and incisive critique of every chapter is provided by one or more major communication scholars.

Publication Type: Article / Chapter / Essay: 27 pages
Publisher: Sage Publications (1988)
Location: New York, USA
Language: English
ISBN: 0803931387 / 0147-4642

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