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Bill Osgerby - Youth Culture and the Media: Global Perspectives - 9780415621663 - V9780415621663
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Youth Culture and the Media: Global Perspectives

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Description for Youth Culture and the Media: Global Perspectives Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 11 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFD; JFSP2; JHB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .

This expansive, lively introduction charts the connections between international youth cultures and the development of global media and communication.

From 1950s drive-ins and jukeboxes to contemporary social media, the book examines modern youth cultures in their social, economic, and political contexts. Exploring the rise of young people as a distinct media market, the book examines the relation of youth to modern consumerism, marketing, and digital technologies. The chapters are packed with analysis of media representations of youth, debates about the media’s 'effects' on young audiences, and young people’s use of the media to elaborate identities and negotiate social relationships. Drawing ... Read more

With an ideal balance between detailed examples and engaging analysis, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in youth cultures and the modern media.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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About Bill Osgerby
Bill Osgerby is Emeritus Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at London Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely on British and American cultural history.

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