Place, Scale and Culture in a Media Age
Nick Couldry is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of Media Rituals: A Critical Approach, Inside Culture and The Place of Media Power: Pilgrims and Witnesses of the Media Age. Anna McCarthy is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University. She is the author of Ambient Television: Visual Culture and Public Space.
Part One: Media Theory / Spatial Theory 1 The Doubling of Place: Electronic Media, Time-Space Arrangements and Social Relationships 2 Kinetic Screens: Epistemologies of Moving Media 3 Neither Poison or Cure: Space Scale and Public Life in Media Theory 4 The Attractions of Television: Reconsidering Liveness Part Two: Work, Leisure, and the Spaces in Between 5 The Marketable Neighbourhood: Commercial Latinidad in New York's Harlem 6 Media, Bodies and Spaces of Ehtnography: Beauty Salons in Casablanca, Cairo and Paris 7 Spaces of Television: The Structuring of Consumers in a Swedish Shopping Mall 8 Dot.com Urbanism 9 Industrial Geography Lessons: Socio-Political Rituals and the Borderlands of Production Culture Part Three: New Media Spaces 10 The Webcam Subculture and the Digital Enclosure 11 Crossing the Media(n): Auto-mobility, the Transported Self, and Technologies of Freedom 12 Something Spatial in the Air: In-Flight Entertainment and the Topographies of Modern Air Travel 13 An Ontology of Everyday Control: Space, Media Flows and 'Smart' Living in the Absolute Present 14 'To Each Their Own Bubble': Mobile Spaces of Sound in the City