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The citizen audience : crowds, publics, and individuals

Author: Richard Butsch
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: The politics of audiences in America -- Theater audiences, crowds, and publics -- From crowds to masses : movies, radio, and advertising -- From cultivated individual to public citizen -- Broadcast publics -- Mass media, mass man -- Media effects and passive audiences -- Boob tube, fans, and addicts : pathological audiences -- Epilogue.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Butsch
ISBN: 9780415977890 0415977894 0415977908 9780415977906 9780415942584 0415942586 9780203929032 0203929039
OCLC Number: 156845801
Description: 186 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The politics of audiences in America --
Theater audiences, crowds, and publics --
From crowds to masses : movies, radio, and advertising --
From cultivated individual to public citizen --
Broadcast publics --
Mass media, mass man --
Media effects and passive audiences --
Boob tube, fans, and addicts : pathological audiences --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard Butsch.
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Focuses on the representation of audiences in a range of discourses. This book identifies bad audiences depicted as crowds or isolated individuals, and good audiences as publics. They are measured  Read more...

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'It is indispensable to everyone who cares about public life, politics, and the future. Historians should not miss this quality analysis.' - The Journal of American History'Richard Butsch...has Read more...

 
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