Sociology Index

Mass Communication And Mass Society

Academic programs for the study of mass media are usually referred to as mass communication and mass society programs. Social role and importance of modern media in mass communication, mass society and mass culture. Mass communication in society describes a relationship between a large, heterogeneous, and anonymous audience. The Mass Media serves this purpose. Mass communication and mass society refers to the distribution of entertainment and associated media. Our communication happens on a mass basis, between people who don't see or even know each other?

In mass society, the structure of interaction is bureaucratically organized. Mass communication is a term used in many ways but it is a reference to the activities of the mass media as a group, the concept, massiveness, to distinguish among media, and the questions about communication as applied to the activities of the mass media.

Mass Communication And Mass Society Abstracts

Communication Problems in a Mass Society: Mass Audience, Mass Communication and Development. - Moemeka, Andrew A. Abstract: Discusses the effects of the media in terms of conflict theory, social criticism, and the theories of ideological effects.

The Mass Media and Urban Development: An Historical Overview
Jowett, Garth S. Abstract: The mass media has played a major role in the emergence of a mass society due to the interaction of urbanization, industrialization, and modernization.

The Three Paradigms of Mass Media Research In Mainstream Communication Journals 
by W. James Potter, Roger Cooper, Michel Dupagne. This study was conducted to provide an empirical evidence analysis by examining six characteristics of mass media research articles.

Fifteen Pages that Shook the Field: Personal Influence, Edward Shils, and the Remembered History of Mass Communication Research - Jefferson Pooley.

Mass Media In A Mass Society: Myth and Reality, Richard Hoggart takes a number of aspects of mass society today, celebrity worship, youth culture, broadcasting, and a decline in the proper use of language, and also considers the paradox that the ready accessibility of information of all types does not automatically lead to greater comprehension of our world.

The New Revisionism in Mass Communication Research: A Reappraisal 
James Curran. The major developments of mass communication research are reviewed critically. New revisionist movement challenges the dominant radical paradigm of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Adaptation of Traditional Society To Modern Mass Society - Burra Venkatappiah. This paper is confined to Indian Hindu society.

Primary and Secondary Thinking in Social Theory - The Case of Mass Society - Robert Cooper.
Max Weber illustrates the dynamic interaction between the two forms of thinking The primary-secondary interaction is illustrated through the technologies of the modern mass media and globalization.

The demon of technology, mass society, and atomic physics in West Germany, 1945-1957 - Beyler R.

Multilevel Analysis in Mass Communication Research - ZHONGDANG PAN, JACK M. McLEOD.

Mass Communication as Participation: Web-Radio in Germany: Legal Hazards and its Contribution to an Alternative Way of Mass Communication - Hans-Ullrich Muhlenfeld.

Science Mass Communication - Its Conceptual History - ROBERT A. LOGAN.

The Politics of Mass Communication in Israel - GIDEON DORON.
During the first phase of nation building, the nonliberal state had a monopoly over the means and content of mass communication.

Collective Action in the Age of the Internet: Mass Communication and Online Mobilization - Tom Postmes.
Suzanne Brunsting, University of Amsterdam.
Internet may alter the motives of collective action and social movements.

The Dilemma of Mass Communication: An Existential Point of View - Hanno Hardt. Man is what he is in communication.

Technology, Mass Communication, and Law - Hanno Hardt - Freedom of expression and freedom of the press mean. Discussion about society and about the future of the social system.

Media Reputation as a Strategic Resource: An Integration of Mass Communication and Resource-Based Theories - David L. Deephouse. Integrates mass communication theory into past research and develops the concept of media reputation. Media reputation is a resource that increases the performance of commercial banks.

Mass Communication and Modern Culture: Contribution to a Critical Theory of Ideology - John B. Thompson. That the analysis of culture and mass communication should be central concerns of sociology and social theory.

Books On Mass Communication And Mass Society

Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich Corey Ross.

Mass Media, Social Control, and Social Change: A Macrosocial Perspective David Pearce Demers, K Viswanath, David Demers (Editors)

Grasping Things: Folk Material Culture And Mass Society In America Simon J. Bronner

Mass Society, Pluralism, and Bureaucracy: Explication, Assessment, and Commentary Book   by Richard F. Hamilton

Media and Society in Twentieth Century: An Historical Introduction Book by Lyn Gorman, David McLean

Race, Media, and the Crisis of Civil Society : From Watts to Rodney King (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies) Ronald N. Jacobs, Jeffrey C. Alexander (Editor), Steven Seidman

Media and Power (Communication and Society) Book by James Curran

Media Effects and Society (Lea's Communication Series) Book by Elizabeth M. Perse

Small Town in Mass Society: Class, Power, and Religion in a Rural Community
Book by Michael W. Hughey (Foreword), Arthur J. Vidich (Afterword), Joseph Bensman.