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Title Mediated geographies and geographies of media / Susan P. Mains, Julie Cupples, Chris Lukinbeal, editors
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2015]
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Contents Section 1: Introducing Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media -- Chapter 1. Introducing Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media -- Chapter 2. Film Geography: A Review and Prospectus -- Chapter 3. TV and the Spaces of Everyday Life -- Chapter 4. Cultural industries and the (geographical) political economy of the media -- Chapter 5. A Brief History of Mediated, Sensational and Virtual Geographies -- Section 2: Media Production and Place -- Chapter 6. Chinese Cinema Cities: From the Margins to the Middle Kingdom -- Chapter 7. US Television Travels Abroad: Global TV and the Formatting Trend -- Chapter 8. Geographies of the News -- Chapter 9. Remember the Alamo: A Place of Cinematic Experience -- Section 3: Transforming Geospatial Technologies and Media Cartographies -- Chapter 10. Vertical Mediation: Geospatial Imagery and the US Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq -- Chapter 11. The Digital Globe and New Mediations of the Environment -- Chapter 12. GIS as Media through the Geoweb -- Chapter 13. GIS as Media? -- Chapter 14. Crowd-Sourced Augmented Realities: Social Media and the Power of Digital Representation -- Section 4: Placing New Media Platforms -- Chapter 15. Science blogging below-the-line: a progressive sense of place? -- Chapter 16. From Webcams to Facebook: Gay/Queer Men and the Performance of Situatedness-in-Displacement -- Chapter 17. Placing Satellite Radio in the Contemporary Radio Landscape -- Section 5: Image/Imagining Media Events and Spaces -- Chapter 18. Visibility, Media Events and Convergence Culture: Struggles for the Meaning of 9/11 -- Chapter 19. The Case of the Missing Laureate: The Communication Geography of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize -- Chapter 20. From Bolt to Brand: Olympic Celebrations, Tourist Destinations and Media Landscapes -- Section 6: Transnational Media Production and Consumption -- Chapter 20. Development communication, popular pleasure and media convergence -- Chapter 21. Indigenous Media: Linking the Local, Translocal, Global and Virtual -- Chapter 22. Salsation: Affective Encounters and the Right to the City -- Section 7: Media Practices and Pedagogies -- Chapter 23. Mediated Geographies Across Arizona: Learning Literacy Skills through Filmmaking -- Chapter 24. Indigenous Media and Postcolonial Pedagogy -- Chapter 25. Owning and sharing experiences of adventure: tourism, video and editing practices -- Chapter 26. List of Contributors
Summary This anthology is the first comprehensive volume to explore and engage with current trends in Geographies of Media research. It reviews how conceptualizations of mediated geographies have evolved. Followed by an examination of diverse media contexts and locales, the book illustrates key issues through the integration of theoretical and empirical case studies, and reflects on the future challenges and opportunities faced by scholars in this field. The contributions by an international team of experts in the field, address theoretical perspectives on mediated geographies, methodological challenges and opportunities posed by geographies of media, the role and significance of different media forms and organizations in relation to socio-spatial relations, the dynamism of media in local-global relations, pedagogical approaches and in-depth case studies of mediated locales. Given the theoretical and methodological diversity of this book, it will provide an important reference for geographers and other interdisciplinary scholars working in cultural and media studies, researchers in environmental studies, sociology, visual anthropology, new technologies, and political science, who seek to understand and explore the interconnections of media, space and place through the examples of specific practices and settings
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Subject Cultural geography.
Mass media.
Form Electronic book
Author Cupples, Julie, editor
Lukinbeal, Chris, editor
Mains, Susan P., 1969- editor
ISBN 9401799695 (electronic bk)
9789401799690 (electronic bk)