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Global communications : toward a transcultural political economy / edited by Paula Chakravartty and Yuezhi Zhao.

Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2008.
Series:
Critical media studies
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 359 p. : 24 cm.
Subjects:
Communication in politics.
Mass media -- Political aspects.
Communication, International.
Contents:
Introduction: toward a transcultural political economy of global communications
The state and communication politics in multiple modernities
Neoliberal strategies, socialist legacies: communication and state transformation in China / Yuezhi Zhao
Media, state, and responses to globalization in post-communist Russia / Olessia Koltsova
Regional crisis, personal solutions: the media's role in securing neoliberal hegemony in Singapore / Soek-Fang Sim
Regulating the consciousness industry in the European Union: legitimacy, identity, and the changing state / Katharine Sarikakis
Media, democracy and the state in Venezuela's 'Bolivarian Revolution' / Robert Duffy and Robert Everton
Embedded markets and cultural transformations
Cultures of empire: transnational media flows and cultural (dis)connections in East Asia / Koichi Iwabuchi
Local and global sites of power in the circulation of Ghanania Adinkra / Boatema Boateng
Critical transculturalism and Arab reality television: a preliminary theoretical exploration / Marwan Kraidy
Rethinking the U.S. Spanish-language media market in an era of deregulation / Mari Castañeda
Civil society and multiple publics
Gender and empire: veilomentaries and the war on terror / Sunera Thobani
Neoliberalism, non-governmental organizations, and communication in Sub-Saharan Africa / Arthur Martins-Aginam
Move over Bangalore, here comes . . . Palestine? Western funding and "Internet development" in the shrinking Palestinian state / Helga Tawil Souri
Labor in or as civil society? workers and subaltern publics in India's information society / Paula Chakravarty
References.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-342) and index.
Contributor:
Chakravartty, Paula.
Zhao, Yuezhi, 1965-
ISBN:
9780742540446 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742540448 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
82772670
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