Herbert Schiller

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-10-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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Herbert I. Schiller (1919-2000) has been called America's most original and influential media analyst of the left in the twentieth century. Maxwell's timely book fuses biography and history in a digest of Schiller's major works to reveal their continuing relevance for critical communication studies. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Author Biography

Richard Maxwell is professor of media studies at Queens College, City University of New York

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction: Reading Schiller 1(8)
1 Becoming a Critic of American Empire 9(20)
2 The Military-Industrial-Communication-Entertainment Complex 29(14)
3 Mind Management and the Shaping of the Informational Workforce 43(18)
4 Cultural Imperialism and the Limits to National Communication-Cultural Policy 61(24)
5 Deceptions and Contradictions of the "Information Age" 85(16)
6 Culture Incorporated 101(14)
Conclusion: What Kind of Society? 115(18)
Herbert I. Schiller: Publications, 1955-2000 133(10)
References 143(4)
Index 147(8)
About the Author 155

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