International Communication: Continuity and Change (A Hodder Arnold Publication)
International Communication: Continuity and Change (A Hodder Arnold Publication)

International Communication: Continuity and Change (A Hodder Arnold Publication)

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Author: Daya Kishan Thussu

Edition: 2

Number Of Pages: 360

Release Date: 28-07-2006

Details: Product Description ""The best introduction and overview of the subject in print. Thussu works across all the important social, economic and political issues connected to the topic, making thoughtful and persuasive arguments. The book is well organized and highly readable."" Professor Robert W. McChesney, University of Illinois, USA The second edition of International Communication examines the profound changes that have taken place, and are continuing to take place at an astonishing speed, in international media and communication since the turn of the new millennium. Building on the success of the first edition, the second maps out the expansion of media and telecommunications corporations within the macro-economic context of liberalisation, deregulation and privitisation. It then goes on to explore the impact of such growth on audiences in different cultural contexts and from regional, national and international perspectives. Each chapter contains engaging case studies which exemplify the main concepts and arguments. Review Thussu has drawn together a huge mass of material from international organisations, companies and the trade press in an easily accessible format. European Journal of Communication ..an excellent starting point in order to gain an overview of relevant developments in this field. --Development It is a well organized and highly readable book. --Educational Book Review This is an excellent publication ... What Daya Thussu has succeeded in doing is combining, in one well-written tome, a rich over-view of the world's contemporary media and communications environment. --Learning, Media and Technology Synopsis International Communication examines the profound changes that have taken place, and are continuing to take place at an astonishing speed, in international media and communication since the turn of the new millennium. Building on the success of the first edition, the second edition maps out the expansion of media and telecommunications corporations within the macro-economic context of liberalisation, deregulation and privitisation. It then goes on to explore the impact of such growth on audiences in different cultural contexts and from regional, national and international perspectives. Each chaper contains engaging case studies, on for example Al-Jazeera, the global reach of Bollywood and the globalisation of 'reality television', which exemplify the main concepts and arguments. International Communication, 2nd edition, is essential reading for communication and media studies students. About the Author Daya Kishan Thussu, Professor of International Communication, University of Westminster, and the founder and managing editor of the journal Global Media and Communication

EAN: 9780340888926

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

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