Echoes and reflections: on media ecology as a field of study
"Lance Strate takes the reader on a journey through the interdisciplinary, communication-centered field of media ecology, the study of media as environments, a field that encompasses the study of technology, symbol systems, and aesthetic form, in addition to traditional conceptions of media and mediation. Strate presents media ecology as an open-ended intellectual tradition, a network of great books and independent thinkers. Echoes and Reflections: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study is a unique book that provides the first comprehensive overview of the field, followed by a case study concerning the relationship between modes of communication and constructions of the self."--BOOK JACKET.
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Joshua Meyrowitz and Edward Wachtel have been like big brothers to me,
personally as well as professionally. I also feel a sense of kinship to Douglas
Rushkoff, Dennis Gallagher, and to my Canadian "cousins" Eric McLuhan, Robert
... the development of media ecology on the one hand, and cybernetics and
systems theory on the other, as both represent holistic, ecological approaches.
Joshua Meyrowitz, who studied under Gumpert, Postman, and Nystrom, The New
Joshua Meyrowitz, who studied under Gumpert, Postman, and Nystrom, uses the
concept of information systems to bridge the media ecology of McLuhan and the
symbolic interactionism of Goffman in his influential work in theory building, No ...
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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