Discourse Theory and Critical Media Politics

  • Lincoln Dahlberg
  • Sean Phelan

About this book


A systematic examination of the relationship between post-Marxist discourse theory and media studies. This volume interrogates discourse theory – as read via the work of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe – through an engagement with major approaches to critical media politics and a range of issues in contemporary media politics.


communication communication studies contemporary media democracy media media studies New Media political theory politics work

Editors and affiliations

  • Lincoln Dahlberg
    • 1
  • Sean Phelan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Political Science and International StudiesThe University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.School of Communication, Journalism and MarketingMassey UniversityWellingtonAotearoa New Zealand

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