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Alternative Media : Culture, Representation and Identity - Chris Atton

Alternative Media

Culture, Representation and Identity

Paperback Published: 1st November 2001
ISBN: 9780761967712
Number Of Pages: 172

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<FONT SIZE="2"></FONT><P><FONT SIZE="2">In this book, Chris Atton offers a fresh introduction to alternative media: one which is not limited to `radical' media, but can also account for newer cultural forms such as zines, fanzines, and personal websites. </FONT></P><FONT SIZE="2"><B></B></FONT><P><B><FONT SIZE="2">Alternative Media</FONT></B><FONT SIZE="2">:</FONT></P><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT><UL><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT><LI><FONT SIZE="2">Examines how and why people produce and use alternative media - to make meaning, to interpret, and to change the world in which they live</FONT></LI><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT><LI><FONT SIZE="2">Encompasses a wide range of alternative media and draws on examples from both the United States and United Kingdom </FONT></LI><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT><LI><FONT SIZE="2">Locates contemporary alternative media in their cultural, historical and political contexts </FONT></LI><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT></UL><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT><P><FONT SIZE="2">&nbsp;</FONT></P><FONT SIZE="2"></FONT>

'Original and intriguing...[alternative media] are very often to be found sparking the earliest stages of the news cycle and of political and cultural movements, as well as fuelling the dynamics of these processes as they develop. Atton makes a convincing case for treating these media with all due seriousness' - John Downing, University of Texas at Austin

Approaching Alternative Media
Theory and Methodology
The Economics of Production
What Use Is a Zine? Identity-Building and Social Signification in Zine Culture
Alternative Media and New Social Movements
Writers, Readers and Knowledge in New Social Movement Media
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Alternative Media
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ISBN: 9780761967712
ISBN-10: 0761967710
Series: Culture, Representation and Identity
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 172
Published: 1st November 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 18.03  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Type: Abridged