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Media Effects Research: A Basic Overview
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Wadsworth Pub Co
Publication date January 1, 2015
Pages 348
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781305077478
ISBN-10 1305077474
Dimensions 0.50 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $179.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Combining intriguing examples with the latest research available, MEDIA EFFECTS RESEARCH: A BASIC OVERVIEW, 5e, helps you understand the true impact of media today. Known for his engaging, personal narrative style, the author presents media theories in the context of current research findings-giving you a comprehensive introduction to mass media's effects on society. The book clearly explains how the effects of mass media are measured and what the latest research has concluded about media's influence on our lives. Cutting-edge coverage includes electronic media's effects on sleep displacement, TV viewing and obesity research, media violence, emotions in cooperative video game play, first- vs. second-order cultivation, agenda-setting theory research, new media's effects on imitative suicides, Internet use statistics, screen time and face-to-face interaction, multitasking, and much more.

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5th edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (January 1, 2015)
9781305077478 | details & prices | 348 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $179.95
About: Combining intriguing examples with the latest research available, MEDIA EFFECTS RESEARCH: A BASIC OVERVIEW, 5e, helps you understand the true impact of media today.
4th edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (January 1, 2012)
9781111344450 | details & prices | 314 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.94 lbs | List price $179.95
About: MEDIA EFFECTS RESEARCH, FOURTH EDITION, provides an excellent introduction for students studying mass media's effects on society.
3 edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (January 15, 2009)
9780495567851 | details & prices | 265 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $196.95
About: MEDIA EFFECTS RESEARCH provides an excellent introduction for students studying mass media's effects on society.
With Emily Rohrbach | from Wadsworth Pub Co (January 1, 2002)
9780534545871 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $63.95
This edition also contains Modernity's Mist: British Romanticism and the Poetics of Anticipation
About: This exciting new text provides an excellent introduction for students of mass media effects.

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