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Description This comprehensive Reader brings together seminal texts in media and communication from both traditional as well as more recent scholarship. Readings internayional drawn from an international range of scholars and organized to reflect the growing internationalization of the field, with clearly defined sections covering key aspects of global communication.

International Communication: A Reader

In addition to the core academic readings, key policy documents are also included to demonstrate the development of the political, economic and technological infrastructure that underpins the global system of media and communication.

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International Communication: A Reader by Daya Kishan Thussu

Satellites and Global Communication Joseph Pelton 2. Media and Modernization Daniel Lerner 6. Development Communication Srinivas Melkote 8.

Global Media Systems 9. Media Imperialism Oliver Boyd-Barrett Contra-flow in Global Media Daya Thussu Anglo-American Media in Decline? Jeremy Tunstall Part 4: Dominant and Alternative Discourses Cultural Imperialism Herbert Schiller Communication and Cultural Proximity Joseph Straubhaar The Islamic Internet Lina Khatib Alternative Media John Downing Part 5: Communication and Power Global Communication as Ideology Armand Mattelart Communication as Propaganda Harold Lasswell Soft Power Joseph Nye Media and Sovereignty Monroe Price Part 6: Cultures of Global Communication Disjunctures of Global Culture Communcation Appadurai Cultures of Diasporic Media Karim Rewder.

Decentred Globalization Kochi Iwabuchi Hybridity and Globalization Marwan Kraidy Readsr Creative Convergence Mark Deuze show more. Review quote ‘Instructors and students will find this blend of golden classics and recent work very handy. The inclusion of fugitive historical documents from intergovernmental conferences is particularly helpful.

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Daya Thussu has brought such material together in a Reader that will prove invaluable for teaching on the political, economic, cultural and technological dimensions of global communicatipn. Not only a ‘must read’ but also internatioanl ‘must use’. Hamelink, Professor Emeritus of International Communication, University of Amsterdam ‘In this magisterial collection, Professor Thussu helps ground a discipline and frame a way of thinking about the global, the international, and the extraordinary significance of the changing empire of communications and society.


A Reader, undoubtedly provides a wealth of resources.

Offering diverse perspectives, Thussu’s comprehensive and highly informative edited volume of twenty-seven readings brings together influential works from prominent scholars in mass media, tele-information, political science, sociology, anthropology, and international studies.

These key readings offer a panorama of international communication, as they have shaped the advancement of scholarship in this discipline.

International communication : a reader

This book is thus able to help instructors and students develop an understanding of significant economic, cultural, social, political, and technological issues regarding the continually growing field of communication in a global context.

It is also well organized and highly readable.

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