New Frontiers in International Communication Theory (Communication, Media, and Politics)

New Frontiers in International Communication Theory (Communication, Media, and Politics)

By: Mehdi Semati (editor)Paperback

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New Frontiers in International Communication Theory offers a wide-ranging assessment of the present state of the field of international communication and charts new directions for theory and research. It brings together renowned and emerging scholars who challenge the field to move beyond the limits of existing formulations, approaches, and trajectories, providing an alternative and a supplement to traditional approaches in analysis and study.

About Author

Mehdi Semati is assistant professor of communication at Eastern Illinois University.


Chapter 1 Introduction: New Frontiers in International Communication Part 2 Part I: Rethinking Problematics in International Communication Chapter 3 1 Four Theories of the Press in Hindsight: Reflections on a Popular Model Chapter 4 2 Towards a Critical Genealogy of Communication, Development, and Social Change Chapter 5 3 Communication and the Postcolonial Nation-State: A New Political Economic Research Agenda Chapter 6 4 Global AIDS, IT, and Critical Humanism: Reframing International Health Communication Part 7 Part II: The Global Vectors of Communication Chapter 8 5 The Terror of the Image: International Relations and the Global Image Circuitry Chapter 9 6 The Weird Global Media Event and the Tactical Intellectual Chapter 10 7 Empire, War, and Antiwar Media Part 11 Part III: Models and Tools for Inquiry in International Communication Chapter 12 8 Transfrontier Media, Law, and Cultural Policy in the European Union Chapter 13 9 Democratization and the Media: Reflections on the Central American Experience Chapter 14 10 The Promises and Pitfalls of Ethnographic Research in International Communication Studies Part 15 Part IV: On the Political-Theoretical Horizons of International Communication Chapter 16 11 Cells, Nets, and the Security State: Transnational Political Organizations and the Governing of the Internet Chapter 17 12 From Culture to Hybridity in International Communication Chapter 18 13 Transnational Genome Debates and the Return of Eugenics Chapter 19 14 Islamism and the Politics of Eurocentrism

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742530195
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780742530195
  • weight: 422
  • ISBN10: 0742530191

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