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Media and politics in Pacific Asia [electronic resource] / Duncan McCargo.

Author/Creator:
McCargo, Duncan.
Publication:
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Series:
Politics in Asia series.
Politics in Asia series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (196 p.)
Subjects:
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Pacific Area.
Pacific Area -- Politics and government.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Media and Politics in Pacific Asia is the first book to provide a detailed account of the political influences exerted by both domestic and international media in Pacific Asia. Duncan McCargo argues that the media are political actors and institutions in their own right, and that as such they can play a variety of political roles, some of which support processes of demographic transition and consolidation, and some which do just the opposite.Drawing on first-hand research in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand - and employing comparative examples that include Burma, Mal
Contents:
Introduction: politics and media in Pacific Asia
Media in times of crisis: media and democratic transitions in Southeast Asia
Media in peacetime? Press and television in Japan
Media as an agent of stability? Suharto's Indonesia
Media in a time of transition: Hong Kong
International media and domestic politics: tales from Thailand.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-176) and index.
ISBN:
0-415-23375-5
1-134-56865-7
1-280-04945-6
0-203-40254-5
OCLC:
56418944
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