Study Guide 1 - JRL 101 Study Guide Test 1 Spring 2010 1....

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JRL 101 Study Guide Test 1 Spring 2010 1. Know the definitions of, and how to use, the three media lens. a. Marxist - a particular political philosophy, economic and sociological worldview based upon a materialist interpretation of history, a Marxist analysis of capitalism, a theory of social change, and an atheist view of human liberation derived from the work of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. b. Semiotics - is the study of sign processes (semiosis), or signification and communication, signs and symbols, and is usually divided into three branches. c. Psychoanalysis - It is primarily devoted to the study of human psychological functioning and behavior, although it also can be applied to societies. 2. What is culture and what is its structure? a. The symbols of expression that individuals, groups and societies use to make sense of everyday life and to articulate values. b. Cultural values can be contested. c.
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2010 for the course EDP 101 taught by Professor Zook during the Spring '10 term at West Virginia State University.

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Study Guide 1 - JRL 101 Study Guide Test 1 Spring 2010 1....

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