Communication and Power in the Global Era: Orders and Borders

1st Edition

Marwan M. Kraidy

Routledge
Published November 13, 2012
Reference - 196 Pages
ISBN 9780415627351 - CAT# Y138799
Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

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Summary

This book re-visits how we think about communication and power in the global era. It takes stock of the last fifty years of scholarship, maps key patterns and concepts and sets an agenda for theory and research.

The book addresses such questions as:

  • How are national and cultural identities re-fashioned and expressed in the global era?
  • How can we best understand the emergence of multiple and sometimes antagonistic modernities worldwide?
  • How are political struggles fought and communicated on the local-national-global nexus?
  • How do we integrate emerging media environments in global communication studies?

Bringing together essays from a range of internationally renowned scholars, this book will be useful to undergraduate and postgraduate students on Media and Communication Studies courses, particularly those studying globalisation and global media.

Contributors: Hector Amaya  Paula Chakravartty  Andrew Crocco  Myria Georgiou  Le Han  Anikó Imre  Koichi Iwabuchi  Marwan M. Kraidy  Sara Mourad  Patrick D. Murphy  Tarik Sabry  Paddy Scannell  Piotr M. Szpunar  Guobin Yang  Barbie Zelizer

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