Audiences: A Sociological Theory of Performance and Imagination

  title={Audiences: A Sociological Theory of Performance and Imagination},
  author={Nicholas Abercrombie and Brian Longhurst},
Changing Audiences Changing Paradigms of Research Forms of the Audience Spectacle and Narcissism Imagination and Resources Fans and Enthusiasts The Spectacle/Performance Paradigm Methods, Issues and Theories 
Sociological studies of the media. Contributions towards a socially-situated understanding of media and communication processes
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In twenty-first-century America, should the audience get to say what a work of art means, or why it holds value? Do audiences who have access to the public construction of meaning experience the arts
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This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the complexity and diversity of audience studies in the advent of digital media.
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On Audience Research in the New Media Context
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ABSTRACT This study examined the performances of social justice activists who were audiences of alternative media—media that are defined by their resistance to social and corporate power structures.