No sense of place : the impact of electronic media on social behavior (Book, 1985) [Beloit College]
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No sense of place : the impact of electronic media on social behavior

No sense of place : the impact of electronic media on social behavior

Author: Joshua Meyrowitz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An analysis of how the media have come to alter every day social experiences for both adults and children.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Meyrowitz
ISBN: 0195034740 9780195034745 019504231X 9780195042313
OCLC Number: 10483271
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 374-390.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1986 "Best Book on Electronic Media" Award of the National Association of Broadcasters and the Broadcast Education Association Winner of the 2014 International Communication Association's Fellows Book Award.
Description: xv, 416 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Behavior in Its Place --
Part I : Media as Change Mechanisms. Media and Behavior : A Missing Link ; Media, Situations, and Behavior ; Why Roles Change When Media Change --
Part II : From Print Situations to Electronic Situations. The Merging of Public Spheres ; The Blurring of Public and Private Behaviors ; The Separation of Social Place from Physical Place --
Part III : The New Social Landscape. New Group Identities ; New Ways of Becoming ; Questioning Authority ; Effect Loops --
Part IV : Three Dimensions of Social Change. The Merging of Masculinity and Femininity ; The Blurring of Childhood and Adulthood ; Lowering the Political Hero to Our Level --
Conclusion. Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?
Responsibility: Joshua Meyrowitz.
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... a classic book, richly deserving of the ICA 2014 Fellows Book Award, for its own merit and for the impact on the scholarship of others. No Sense of Place is a landmark in theorizing about media. Read more...

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