Media Education in Latin America

1st Edition

Julio-César Mateus, Pablo Andrada, Maria Teresa Quiroz

Published July 26, 2019
Reference - 282 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367199555 - CAT# K418306
Series: Routledge Research in Media Literacy and Education

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This book offers a systematic study of media education in Latin America. As spending on technological infrastructure in the region increases exponentially for educational purposes, and with national curriculums beginning to implement media related skills, this book makes a timely contribution to new debates surrounding the significance of media literacy as a citizen’s right. Taking both a topical and country-based approach, authors from across Latin America present a comprehensive perspective of the region and address issues such as the political and social contexts in which media education is based, the current state of educational policies with respect to media, organizations and experiences that promote media education.

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