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|ISBN:||9780742568358 0742568350 9780742568365 0742568369 9780742568372 0742568377|
|Description:||xi, 175 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Global village of Babel --
Language and metaphor: what we talk about when we talk about globalization and media --
The role of media in globalization: a history --
"The rise of the global imaginary": the global village --
Media and economic globalization: starving children, Hannah Montana, football, and the bottom billion --
Media and political globalization: killing stories - and journalists --
Media and cultural globalization: cartoon riots and dismantled McDonald's --
Conclusion: The globalization of false promises.
|Series Title:||Globalization (Lanham, Md.)|
Globalization is a hot topic. Add the panache of media, and the subject is sure to attract an audience... Lule (Lehigh Univ.) has provided an easily accessible book with lots of pop culture examples,