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Book Review: Justin Lewis, Beyond Consumer Capitalism: Media and the Limits to Imagination

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posted on 2016-03-11, 10:27 authored by Peter K. Lunt, Dafni Mangalousi
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]

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Citation

International Journal of Communication, 2015, 9, pp. 3644-3651

Author affiliation

/Organisation/COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, ARTS AND HUMANITIES/Department of Media and Communication

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  • VoR (Version of Record)

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International Journal of Communication

Publisher

University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

issn

1932-8036

Acceptance date

2015-10-22

Copyright date

2015

Available date

2016-03-11

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http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/issue/view/11

Notes

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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