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Inventing the Psychological: Lifestyle Magazines and the Fiction of Autonomous Selfhood

Blackman, Lisa. 2005. Inventing the Psychological: Lifestyle Magazines and the Fiction of Autonomous Selfhood. In: David Morley and James Curran, eds. Media and Cultural Theory. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 209-220. ISBN 978-0415317054 [Book Section]

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Containing new thinking and original surveys, Media & Cultural Theory brings together leading international scholars to address key issues and debates within media and cultural studies.

Through the use of contemporary media and film texts such as Bridget Jones’ Diary and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and using case studies of the USA and the UK after September 11th, James Curran and David Morley examine central topics including:
•media representations of the new woman in contemporary society
•the creation of self in lifestyle media
•the nature of globalization
•the rise of digital actors and media.

Item Type: Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media and Communications

Dates:

DateEvent
2005Published

Item ID:

14058

Date Deposited:

12 Oct 2015 16:42

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 13:42

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/14058
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