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Communication Theories in a Multicultural World.


Communication Theories in a Multicultural World

Edited by Clifford Christians and Kaarle Nordenstreng

Peter Lang


325 pages


Intersections in Communications and Culture; Volume 31


The 18 essays in this volume detail communication theories in the UK, US, Latin America, Africa, and India, as well as mass communication theories in general; the social scientific theory of communication; the study of the political economy of media and communications; the role of power, inequality, and citizenship; and cultural studies. They also consider specific themes: participatory communication; the role of religion; theorizing communication and social change; human rights; the Second Vatican Council theology as the background to development communication; the media ecology approach; the role of multiculturalism; and media ethics in transnational, gender inclusive, and multicultural terms. Contributors are media and communications scholars from around the world.

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