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By Chalkley, Tony; Hobbs, Mitchell; Brown, Adam; Cinque, Toija; Warren, Dr Brad
Communication, Digital Media and Everyday Lifeuses stories to explain the journey from anew media in communicationa to adigital media is communicationa and provide students with a thorough introduction to communication and media theory and practice. It recognises that for generat...ions Y and Z, adigital mediaa is now embedded into most aspects of everyday life and integrated into contemporary communication as much as speaking, reading and writing.This book encourages readers to understand how they use anewa media to do aolda things and explores how concepts of communication, digital media and everyday life intersect with one another.The first section of the book introduces readers to the building blocks of communication; its basic tools, devices and approaches. The second section takes the ideas and concepts in the first part and applies them to anewa media including ideology in film and television, organisational communication, values in the new digital world and how identity, privacy, deception and truth have been redefined. The third part looks at communication today and explores what it might be like to live in an increasingly digital world.New to this editionNew chapters on aMedia Power and Influencea and aOnline DatingaExpanded coverage of topical areas including data mining, social gaming and the gamification of everythingRevision questions at the end of each chapterUpdated examples and cases throughout help bring complex theories and concepts to lifeRead more
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By Tomley, Sarah; Hobbs, Mitchell; Todd, Megan; Weeks, Marcus
Part of the popular Big Ideas series, this book introduces you to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. It includes over 80 ideas from the world's renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as issues of equality, diversity, identity a...nd human rights; the effects of globalization; and more.Read more
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By Tomley, Sarah; Hobbs, Mitchell
The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind's biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals? The Sociology Book profiles the world's most renowned sociologists and more than 100 of their ...biggest ideas, including issues of equality, diversity, identity, and human rights; the effects of globalization; the role of institutions; and the rise of urban living in modern society. Easy to navigate and chock-full of key concepts, profiles of major sociological thinkers, and conversation starters galore, this is a must-have, in-a-nutshell guide to some of the most fascinating questions on earth. The Sociology Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, designed to distill big ideas and elusive theories into graspable, memorable concepts. Using an approachable graphic treatment and creative typography.Read more
Part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind's biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals?
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