Bourdieu, Language and the Media

Hardcover | October 15, 2010

byJohn Myles

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This book engages with key theoretical and analytical issues in the field of media, communication and cultural studies. Using case studies of radio, internet, text messaging and photojournalism, it deploys Bourdieu's ideas to reveal how language in the media is implicated in broader social patterns of "symbolic violence."

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This book engages with key theoretical and analytical issues in the field of media, communication and cultural studies. Using case studies of radio, internet, text messaging and photojournalism, it deploys Bourdieu's ideas to reveal how language in the media is implicated in broader social patterns of "symbolic violence."

JOHN MYLES is Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies at the University of East London, UK. He has published articles on Bourdieu's sociology and cultural studies in journals including Media, Culture and Society, Theory, Culture and Society and Sociological Review.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.44 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230222099

ISBN - 13:9780230222090

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction
PART 1: THEORETICAL ISSUES IN STUDYING LANGUAGE AND THE MEDIA
Bourdieu-Language-Media
Bourdieu, Language and Media Studies
Interrogating Bourdieu on Language: Critical Discourse Analysis, Postmodernism and Ethnomethodology
PART 2: CASE STUDIES
Journalism, Language and the City
The Body in the Press: Social Codes in Urban Photojournalism
Voice, Radio, Field
Language, Media and Opinion Polling
Bourdieu and Language Technologies: Texting-Mobility-Habitus
Conclusion: Linguistic Market, Audiences and Reflexivity
Bibliography