Global Communication in Transition
The End of Diversity?
By (author) Hamid Mowlana
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Global Communication in Transition by Hamid Mowlana
Book DescriptionThe dramatic developments in global communication are altering the specifics of our societies. Hamid Mowlana offers an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to international communication in this volume, focusing on both the human dimensions and the technological imperatives. Global Communication in Transition covers a range of issues from the rise of modern political systems and the interactions of various cultures to the expansion of social organizations and the growing global infrastructure. Offering a new paradigm for the study of international communication, the book is organized around a number of basic concepts including history, power, community, legitimacy and language.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803943193
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 27-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hamid Mowlana
Global Information and World Communication, Paperback (February 1997)
The new edition of this major work offers a comprehensive analysis of international communication systems and the global flow of information. Mowlana places the analysis of global mass media and other forms of communication within a critical overview of international and intercultural relations.
Invisible Crises, Paperback (June 1996)
The contributors to this volume ask why the communications media are, in their view, withholding vital information from the public. The book focuses on the increasing concentration of culture-power that, it is argued, keeps these truths from public view.
Triumph of the Image, Paperback (September 1992)» View all books by Hamid Mowlana
A global study of the media's reporting on the Gulf War. The theme throughout the book is the triumph of image over reality and reason and, in particular, how truth is often one of the first casualties of war.
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Author Biography - Hamid Mowlana
Hamid Mowlana is Professor of International Relations, and the founding director of the Division of International Communication at the School of International Service, The American University, Washington DC, since 1968. He is President of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).
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