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Mass media; Political aspects

  • Arab Media Mogulsby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. The Arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. This authoritative book answers key questions about the connections... more...

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing Worldby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power of the one without taking the other into account. This exciting and accessible book provides fresh insight... more...

  • Mythos Globalisierungby Kai Hafez

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 44.99

    Trotz aller erkennbarer Zeichen der "Globalisierung" ist das Feld der internationalen Kommunikation, ist die "Informationsgesellschaft" in den meisten Bereichen noch immer ein Nebenschauplatz der öffentlichen Kommunikation. Ob Auslandsberichterstattung, Satellitenfernsehen, das Internet, Filmproduktion oder andere Gebiete der Medienproduktion und -nutzung:... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...

  • Akzeptanz in der Medien- und Protestgesellschaftby Günter Bentele; Reinhard Bohse; Uwe Hitschfeld; Felix Krebber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 44.99

    ?Stuttgart 21? wurde zu einer Chiffre für Bürgerproteste und ein Symbol für ?schwindende Akzeptanz? von Großvorhaben. Eine Reihe von Infrastrukturprojekten wird auch künftig vor Akzeptanzproblemen stehen. Dieser Band analysiert grundlegende Aspekte des Diskurses über Akzeptanz und Bürgerbeteiligung in der modernen Gesellschaft. Er bietet wissenschaftliche... more...

  • Recognition and the Mediaby Rousiley Maia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection examines Axel Honneth's theory of recognition and the crucial role played by the media in struggles for recognition. It brings together debates on controversial aspects of Honneth's work and a set of intriguing empirical studies including with slum-dwelling adolescents, leprosy patients and women exposed to child labor exploitation... more...

  • The International Political Economy of Communicationby Cheryl Martens; Ernesto Vivares; Robert W. McChesney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This collection reflects on the international political economy of media and the valuable lessons to be learned from the media reforms currently taking place across South America. The contributors present a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives on the ongoing battle for media space in South America. more...

  • Medien und Wahlenby Winfried Schulz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 14.99

    Moderne Wahlkämpfe sind auf Medien angewiesen, auf die Presse und das Radio, besonders auf das Fernsehen und zunehmend auf Internet und soziale Netzwerke. Das gilt sowohl für die Parteien wie auch für die Wähler. Für die Wähler bieten die Medien eine wichtige Informations- und Entscheidungsgrundlage. Für die Parteien und ihre Kandidaten sind sie eine... more...

  • Visual Culture and Public Policyby Victor Bekkers; Rebecca Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the production, distribution and consumption of images in new and... more...

  • Media Transparency in Chinaby Baohui Xie; Mobo Gao

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book examines the problem of transparency in the news media in China through analysis of the political and market control jointly imposed by the party-state and the media. It argues that the gap between rhetoric and reality reveals the disjuncture of the party-state and the media from their political representation. more...