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Handbook of global media research

Author: Ingrid Volkmer
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Handbooks in communication and media.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Bringing together the perspectives of more than 40 internationally acclaimed authors, The Handbook of Global Media Research explores competing methodologies in the dynamic field of transnational media and communications, providing valuable insight into research practice in a globalized media landscape. Provides a framework for the critical debate of comparative media research Posits transnational media research as  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Volkmer
ISBN: 9781405198707 1405198702
OCLC Number: 857905106
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
10
Description: xvi, 554 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I: History of Transnational Media Research. Comparative Research and the History of Communication Studies / John D.H. Downing ; Global Media Research and Global Ambitions: The Case of UNESCO / Cees J. Hamelink ; Global Media Research: Can We Know Global Audiences? A View from a BBC Perspective / Graham Mytton. --
Part II Re-conceptualizing Research across Globalized Network Cultures. Media and Hegemonic Populism: Representing the Rise of the Rest / Jan Nederveen Pieterse ; Digitization and Knowledge Systems of the Powerful and the Powerless / Saskia Sassen ; Media Cultures in a Global Age: A Transcultural Approach to an Expanded Spectrum / Nick Couldry and Andreas Hepp ; Deconstructing the "Methodological Paradox": Comparative Research between National Centrality and Networked Spaces / Ingrid Volkmer ; Footprints of the Global South: Venesat-1 and RascomQAF/1R as Counter-hegemonic Satellites / Lisa Parks ; Securitization and Legitimacy in Global Media Governance: Spaces, Jurisdictions, and Tensions / Katharine Sarikakis ; Emerging Transnational News Spheres in Global Crisis Reporting: A Research Agenda / Maria Hellman and Kristina Riegert ; The "Global Public Sphere": A Critical Reappraisal / Kai Hafez. --
Part III: Supra- and Sub-national Spheres: Researching Transnational Spaces. Middle East Media Research: Problems and Approaches / Dina Matar and Ehab Bessaiso ; Media Industries and Policy in Digital Times: A Latin American Perspective of Notes and Methods / Rodrigo Gómez García ; Methodological Pluralism: Interrogating Ethnic Identity and Diaspora Issues in Southeast Asia / Umi Khattab ; "Citizen Access to Information": Capturing the Evidence across Zambia, Ghana, and Kenya / Gerry Power, Samia Khatun, and Klara Debeljak ; India and a New Cartography of Global Communication / Daya Kishan Thussu ; What Is Governance? Citizens' Perspectives on Governance in Sierra Leone and Tanzania / Vipul Khosla and Kavita Abraham Dowsing ; Forced Migrants, New Media Practices, and the Creation of Locality / Saskia Witteborn. --
Part IV: Identifying Spheres of Comparison in Globalized Contexts. Researching the News Agencies / Oliver Boyd-Barrett ; Global Internets: Media Research in the New World / Gerard Goggin ; Media, Diaspora, and the Transnational Context: Cosmopolitanizing Cross-National Comparative Research? / Myria Georgiou ; Post-colonial Interventions on Media, Audiences, and National Politics / Ramaswami Harindranath ; Media Research and Satellite Cultures: Comparative Research among Arab Communities in Europe / Christina Slade and Ingrid Volkmer ; Stardust in the Audience's Eyes: Weddings as Media Events in Visual Media and the Construction of Gender / Eva Flicker. --
Part V: Comparative Research and Contexts of Challenges. Lost, Found, and Made: Qualitative Data in the Study of Three-Step Flows of Communication / Klaus Bruhn Jensen ; Finding Yourself in the Past, the Present, the Local, and the Global: Potentialities of Mediated Cosmopolitanism as a Research Methodology / Ruth Teer-Tomaselli and Lauren Dyll-Myklebust ; Europe: A Laboratory for Comparative Communication Research / Claes H. de Vreese and Rens Vliegenthart ; The Global-Local in News Production Tales from the Field in the "Shoes" of Journalists / Lisbeth Clausen ; "Africa Talks Climate": Comparing Audience Understandings of Climate Change in Ten African Countries / Anna Godfrey, Miriam Burton, and Emily LeRoux-Rutledge ; Organizing and Managing Comparative Research Projects across Nations: Models and Challenges of Coordinated Collaboration / Frank Esser and Thomas Hanitzsch ; Benefits and Pitfalls of Comparative Research on News: Production, Content, and Audiences / Akiba A. Cohen.
Series Title: Handbooks in communication and media.
Responsibility: Ingrid Volkmer.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) 1188587

Abstract:

"Bringing together the perspectives of more than 40 internationally acclaimed authors, The Handbook of Global Media Research explores competing methodologies in the dynamic field of transnational media and communications, providing valuable insight into research practice in a globalized media landscape. Provides a framework for the critical debate of comparative media research Posits transnational media research as reflective of advanced globalization processes, and explores the role and responsibility this bestows it with Articulates the key themes and competing methodological approaches in a dynamic and developing field Showcases the perspectives and ideas of 30 leading internationally acclaimed scholars Offers a platform for the discussion of crucial issues from a variety of theoretical, methodical and practical viewpoints"--
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