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Sustainability, participation & culture in communication : theory and praxis

Author: Jan Servaes
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a time when sustainability is on everyone's lips, this volume is one of the first to offer an overview of sustainability and communication issues-including community mobilization, information technologies, gender and social norms, mass media, interpersonal communication, and integrated communication approaches-from a development and social change perspective. Drawing on contemporary theories of communication as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Servaes
ISBN: 9781841506616 1841506613
OCLC Number: 927125828
Description: 398 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: The Kaleidoscope of Text and Context in Communication - Jan Servaes Chapter 2: Powerful Beyond Measure? Measuring Complex Systemic Change in Collaborative Settings - Adinda Van Hemelrijck Part I: Sustainable Social Change Chapter 3: The Global Agenda: Technology, Development, and Sustainable Social Change - Toks Dele Oyedemi Chapter 4: ICTs and Mobile Phones for Development in Sub-Saharan African Region - Tokunbo Ojo Chapter 5: Fair-Trade Practices in Contemporary Bangladeshi Society: The Case of Aarong - Fadia Hasan Chapter 6: Asserting Contested Power: Exploring the Control-Resistance Dialectic in the World Trade Organization's Discourse of Globalization - Rachel Stohr Part II: (New) Media For Social Change Chapter 7: Revolutions, Social Media, and the Digitization of Dissent: Communicating Social Change in Egypt - Emily Polk Chapter 8: Two Cases and Two Paradigms: Connecting Every Village Project and CSO Web2.0 Project in China - Song Shi Chapter 9: From Liberation to Oppression: Exploring Activism through the Arts in an Authoritarian Zimbabwe - Verity Norman Part III: Culture and Participation Chapter 10: Right to Communicate, Public Participation, and Democratic Development in Thailand - Boonlert Supadhiloke Chapter 11: The Child Reporters Initiative in India: A Culture-Centered Approach To Participation - Lalatendu Acharya and Mohan Jyoti Dutta Chapter 12: Advancing a Pedagogy of Social Change in Post-Katrina New Orleans: Participatory Communication in a Time of Crisis - David J. Park and Leslie Richardson Chapter 13: Gender as a Variable in the Framing of Homelessness - Solina Richter, Katharina Kovacs Burns, Ramadimetja Shirley Mogale, and Jean Chaw-Kant Part IV: Health Communication Chapter 14: Understanding the Spread of HIV/AIDS in Thailand - Patchanee Malikhao Chapter 15: Framing Illness and Health on the USAID Website for Senegal - Joelle CruzChapter 16: Communication for Social Change in Kenya: Using DVD-led Discussion to Challenge HIV/AIDS Stigma among Health Workers - Katrina Phillips and Betty Chirchir Chapter 17: Eff ect of a Public Service Announcement on Couple Testing for HIV in Uganda on Beliefs and Intent to Act - Jyotika Ramaprasad Chapter 18: Crime and Punishment: Infi delity in Telenovelas and Implications for Latina Adolescent Health - Tilly A. Gurman Conclusion: Communication for Sustainable Social Change Is Possible, but not Inevitable - Jan Servaes
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