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Communication rights and social justice : historical accounts of transnational mobilizations / edited by Claudia Padovani, University of Padova, Italy, Andrew Calabrese, University of Colorado, USA.

Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series:
Global transformations in media and communication research
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 358 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Communication in social action -- History.
Communication in politics -- History.
Social change -- History.
Summary:
"Communication Rights and Social Justice offers historical perspectives on struggles to use the instruments of state and political participation - power, inter-governmental treaties and declarations, and various forms of political advocacy and protest politics - to articulate the concept of communication as a fundamental right. The contributions make up an intergenerational and multi-vocal dialogue. Different generations of scholars, activists and practitioners, who have been engaged with mobilizations at different times, present their views; some adopt a more academic style, others reflect autobiographically on personal experiences. The collection acknowledges the plural geo-cultural roots that compose what have eventually become a network of transnational mobilization dynamics that are increasingly global, digitally mediated, multi-stakeholder and faced by new and forthcoming challenges. It makes an original and welcome contribution to understanding a vital history that will only grow in worldwide importance"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note:
List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
Foreword; Marjan de Bruin
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Communication Rights and Social Justice: Historical Accounts of Transnational Mobilizations; Claudia Padovani and Andrew Calabrese
PART I: COMMUNICATION STRUGGLES IN A GLOBALIZING CONTEXT
1. Communication Rights and the History of Ideas; Cees Hamelink
2. Communication Rights and Media Justice between Political and Discursive Opportunities: A Historical Perspective; Stefania Milan and Claudia Padovani
3. Living the New International Information Order; Roberto Savio
4. Continuities and Change in the Nexus of Communication and Development; Ingela Svedin
5. Are States still Important? Reflections on the Nexus between National and Global Media and Communication Policy; Marc Raboy and Ayesha Mawani
PART II: MOBILIZING COMMUNICATIONS: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES AND PRACTICES
6. The Democratization of Communication: Latin American Perspectives and Initiatives; Sally Burch
7. Beyond the Dominant Paradigm of Communication Rights? Observations from South Asia; Pradip Thomas
8. Establishing a 'Rights Regime' in Iran: Thinking Communications, Politics and Gender Together; Annabelle Sreberny
9. Communication Rights as a Networking Reality: Community Radio in Europe; Salvatore Scifo
10. Media Reform and Communication Rights in the United States; Andrew Calabrese
PART III: ONGOING RESISTANCE, NEW FRAMES AND CHANGING NARRATIVES
11. Media Justice and Communication Rights; Seeta Peña Gangadharan
12. Bringing Communication Back In: Social Movements and Media; Lorenzo Mosca
13. Reframing Communication Rights: Why Gender Matters; Margaret Gallagher
14. Practising Communication Rights: Cases from South Korea and Honduras; Dorothy Kidd
15. Communication Rights and Neoliberal Development: Techno-Politics in India; Paula Chakravartty
16. Remixing the Spring! Connective Leadership and Read-Write Practices in the 2011 Arab Uprisings; Donatella della Ratta and Augusto Valeriani
Afterword; Andrew Calabrese and Claudia Padovani
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Padovani, Claudia, editor of compilation.
Calabrese, Andrew, 1956- editor of compilation.
ISBN:
9781137378293 (hardback)
1137378298 (hardback)
OCLC:
870285478
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