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Description - Global Information and World Communication by Hamid Mowlana

The new edition of this major work offers a comprehensive analysis of international communication systems and the global flow of information. Hamid Mowlana places the analysis of global mass media and other forms of communication within a critical overview of international and intercultural relations. Extensively rewritten and revised, Global Information and World Communication deals with the phenomenon of global information flow in all contexts - political, economic, cultural, technological, legal and professional. Mowlana illustrates how different communication strategies and systems have contributed to the creation of powerful interests and have altered the global scene. He takes into account recent events and shows how these have challenged basic assumptions and theories, enabling the debate about communication and world society to embrace broader concepts of world politics, information economy, cultural ecology and international development.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761952572
ISBN-10: 0761952578
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 25-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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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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