The Political Economy of Communication: Rethinking and Renewal
This definitive, critical overview of the discipline explains in detail the analytical tools that political economy can apply to today's increasingly global and technological information society. Vincent Mosco defines political economy by its focus on the relationship between the production, distribution and consumption of communication in historical and cultural context.
Mapping the Political Economy of Communication
The Political Economy of Communication
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