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Review of John Parham's Green Media and Popular Culture: an Introduction (2016)

Cranston, CA. ORCID: 0000-0002-6512-2629 2018 , 'Review of John Parham's Green Media and Popular Culture: an Introduction (2016)' , Studies in Australasian Cinema, vol. 12, no. 2 , pp. 1-4 , doi:

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Abstracted/Indexed in: Film & Television Literature Index
An examination of John Parham's stated thesis in his book, which is to consider the place that media and popular culture occupy in 'ecological theory, practice, and advocacy' (xvii). Overviews the theoretical approaches utilised for different media, and its application in genre-specific and age-specific audiences. Although Parham's text is mostly concerned with USA and UK media, this Review singles out the Australian and Tasmanian films he selects for discussion. Readings , especially of Daniel Nettheim's The Hunter, reveal the benefits of melding ecocriticism and media communication in order to address Parham’s urgent invitation for cultural studies (and ecocritics) to engage with green media if the environmental movement is to increase its effectiveness,

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Cranston, CA.
Keywords: Green Media; Popular Culture; Ecocriticism; Media Communication
Journal or Publication Title: Studies in Australasian Cinema
Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
ISSN: ISSN: 1750-3175 (Print) 1750-3183 (Online)
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