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Title: Book Review: Justin Lewis, Beyond Consumer Capitalism: Media and the Limits to Imagination
Authors: Lunt, Peter K.
Mangalousi, Dafni
First Published: 2-Nov-2015
Publisher: University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
Citation: International Journal of Communication, 2015, 9, pp. 3644-3651
Abstract: What is the role of the media and cultural industries in late capitalism? In Beyond Consumer Capitalism: Media and the Limits to Imagination , author Justin Lewis joins those who argue that these forces a re escalating the crisis of personal well - being, the hollowing out of public life, and the failure to develop imaginative policy responses to impending environmental disaster. [Taken from introduction]
ISSN: 1932-8036
Links: http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/issue/view/11
http://hdl.handle.net/2381/37024
Version: Publisher Version
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © the authors, 2015. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ ), which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.
Description: Book review of Justin Lewis, Beyond Consumer Capitalism: Media and the Limits to Imagination, Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2013, 224 pp., $69.95 (hardcover), $24.95 (paperback).
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