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Power, Media, Culture

A Critical View from the Political Economy of Communication

  • Luis A. Albornoz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. The Political Economy of Communication

  3. Cultural or Creative Industries?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Philip Schlesinger
      Pages 61-72
    3. Enrique Bustamante
      Pages 96-108
  4. Cultural Consumption from a Critical Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Micael Herschmann
      Pages 127-136
    3. Francisco Sierra
      Pages 137-161
  5. Challenges in Thinking about Communication and Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. César Bolaño
      Pages 189-199
    3. Delia Crovi Druetta
      Pages 200-212
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 213-220

About this book


This book updates and revalidates critical political economy of communication approaches. It is destined to become a work of reference for those interested in delving into debates arising from the performance of traditional and new media, cultural and communication policy-making or sociocultural practices in the new digital landscape.


Activism Audiences Audiovisual industry Capitalism Citizenship Culture Cultural imperialism Cultural industries Creative industries Communication policies Critical media sociology Cultural diversity Cultural studies Globalisation Digital Technologies Information society Marxism Media concentration Political economy of communication Internet communication Cultural Studies culture globalization information society media New Media political economy service society sociology Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Luis A. Albornoz
    • 1
  1. 1.Carlos III University of MadridSpain

About the editors

César Bolaño, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil Enrique Bustamante, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain Delia Crovi Druetta, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico Micael Herschmann, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil Armand Mattelart, University of Paris VIII, France Vincent Mosco, Queen's University, Canada Philip Schlesinger, University of Glasgow, UK Francisco Sierra, University of Seville, Spain Gaëtan Tremblay, University of Québec, Canada Janet Wasko, University of Oregon, USA Ramón Zallo, University of the Basque Country, Spain

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