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Climate Change Politics: Communication and Public Engagement
Edited by Anabela Carvalho and Tarla Rai Peterson
This book examines communication as a key component of climate change politics and shows how climate change communication has the potential to invigorate civic politics. It analyzes how citizens represent, construct, and circulate ideas about climate change and how these practices relate to decisions and public policies, as well as to political identities.
The Media in Transitional Democracies
By Katrin Voltmer
The last quarter of a century has seen an unprecedented wave of democratization around the globe. In these transitions from authoritarian rule to a more democratic order, the media have played a key role both by facilitating, but frequently also inhibiting, democratic practices to take root.
Theories and Models of Communication
Edited by Paul Cobley and Peter J. Schulz
This volume offers an overview of the diversity of perspectives on communication: including analyses in terms of biology, sociality, economics, norms and human development. It includes general social science approaches to communication, such as those found in systems theory and cultural theory, as well as perspectives more specifically related to communication acts, such as linguistics and cognition.
The Struggle for Canadian Copyright: Imperialism to Internationalism
By Sara Bannerman
The book chronicles Canadian copyright history from 1842 to 1971 with a focus on Canada's international copyright relations, and in particular on Canada's relationship to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the foundational treaty of international copyright. Canada's history with copyright has long been tumultuous and conflicted, and this book examines Canada’s struggle for copyright sovereignty as one that continues to this day.
Audience Transformations: Shifting Audience Positions in Late Modernity
Edited by Nico Carpentier, Kim Christian Schrøder, Lawrie Hallett
The concept of the audience is changing. In the twenty-first century there are novel configurations of user practices and technological capabilities that are altering the way we understand and trust media organizations and representations, how we participate in society, and how we construct our social relations.
Media Regulators in Europe: A Cross-Country Comparative Analysis
Edited by Helena Sousa, Wolfgang Trützschler, Joaquim Fidalgo and Mariana Lameiras
This publication aims at gathering and analyzing information about media regulators in a particular part of the world: Western Europe. Although there is quite a lot of data available (mostly online and in different languages), we’re attempting to organize a coherent and hopefully useful document for regulators, politicians, academics and citizens concerned with the symbolic environment.
Communication and Human Rights
Edited by Aimée Vega Montiel
Book from IAMCR Mexico conference
Communication and Human Rights / Comunicación y derechos humanos was the theme of IAMCR's 2009 Conference in Mexico City. This bilingual (English & Spanish) book is a collection drawn from the conference held at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). It features thoughtful and expert discussions of a wide range of issues related to communication and human rights.
The Global Journalist in the 21st Century
Edited by David H. Weaver and Lars Willnat
The Global Journalist in the 21st Century systematically assesses the demographics, education, socialization, professional attitudes and working conditions of journalists in various countries around the world. This book updates the original Global Journalist (1998) volume with new data, adding more than a dozen countries, and provides material on comparative research about journalists that will be useful to those interested in doing their own studies.
Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue
Editors: Ulla Carlsson, Sherri Hope Culver
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The UNITWIN Cooperation Programme on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) is based on an initiative from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). This Network was created in line with UNESCO’s mission and objectives, as well as the mandate of UNAOC, to serve as a catalyst and facilitator helping to give impetus to innovative projects aimed at reducing polarization among nations and cultures through mutual partnerships.
Edited by Kevin Howley
This collection of essays, the first book-length treatment of its kind, explicates the concept of “media interventions” defined as activities and projects that secure, exercise, challenge or acquire media power for tactical and strategic action.
- Deliberation, the Media and Political Talk
- Mediation and Protest Movements
- Producing the Internet: Critical Perspectives of Social Media
- Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism and Society
- Speaking Up and Talking Back?
- Media Meets Climate: The Global Challenge for Journalism
- Ringtones of Opportunity: Policy, Technology and Access in Caribbean Communications
- Bodies of Discourse. Sports Stars, Media, and the Global Public
- God, Jews and the Media - Religion and Israel’s Media
- Imagining the Internet: Communication, Innovation, and Governance