Investigating the Media (Sociology in Action)

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Published by Unwin Hyman .

Written in English

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  • Media, information & communication industries,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Designed / suitable for A & AS Level,
  • Mass Communication Media And Society,
  • Sociology

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11248817M
ISBN 10071352832X
ISBN 109780713528329

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