No Sense of Place by Joshua Meyrowitz

No Sense of Place

How have changes in media affected our everyday experience, behavior, and sense of identity? Such questions have generated endless arguments and speculations, but no thinker has addressed the issue with such force and originality as Joshua Meyrowitz in No Sense of Place. Advancing a daring and sophisticated theory, Meyrowitz shows how television and other electronic media have created new social situations that are no longer shaped by where we ar...

Details No Sense of Place

TitleNo Sense of Place
Release DateDec 11th, 1986
PublisherOxford University Press, USA
GenreNonfiction, Psychology, Sociology, Social Science

Reviews No Sense of Place

  • Eva Lucia
    Also posted on Eva Lucias blogInspired by Goffman’s theory, Joshua Meyrowitz puts his focus on self-representation through media. There is no longer a need for a physical place in relation to social interaction. It has developed into a modern transcendence without physical restrictions. We can connect and interact with our friends or strangers online, and on social media. Modern interaction can be submitted through a phone call, a text, a selfi...
  • Dirk
    This book is a classic in the area of media and communication studies. It brings together Goffman's studies of interaction and Marshall McLuhan's analysis of the impact of electronic media on society. I highly recommend it. It's one of the books I probably will go back to again and again
  • Chiara
    kinda messy the beginning and the 1st of the 3 last chapter was pretty boring great the conclusion!