Global communication in transition [electronic resource] / Hamid Mowlana
- Mowlana, Hamid, 1937-
- Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 1996.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xiv, 233 pages).
- SAGE knowledge: ezaccess.libraries.psu.edu
- Machine generated contents note: 1.World Communication: A History and Interpretation -- The Growth of International Communication -- Centers of International Communication Research -- Follow-Up to MIT Project: Political Communication Research -- First-Generation Communication Researchers -- Formalization of International Communication Studies -- Beyond the Cold War -- 2.Technology and Society -- National Systems and Policies: The Privacy of Information and "Information" Sovereignty -- Technology Versus Tradition in Old Societies -- Telecommunications and the Emerging International Regime -- Application of Technology in Development -- Technology and the Ongoing Communication Revolution -- 3.Communication and Power -- Power as an Integrated Whole -- Intangible Resources of Power and Their Allocations -- Geopolitical and Strategic Power and the Persian Gulf Region -- Conclusion -- 4.The Making of Community -- What Is Community'? -- Community and National and Global Development -- The Media as a Forum for Community Building -- Community Through Dialogue -- Community and World Order -- 5.Language and International Communication -- Invisibility -- Nationalism and Regionalism: Language-Based Regional Broadcasters in Europe -- International Security and Conflict: International Radio Broadcasters -- International Commerce and Trade: Language Quotas -- 6.The Remaking of Community: The Case of Islam -- The Islamic World -- Civil Society and Information Society: A Quest for Community -- Ultimate Objective of Community Building -- The Information Society Paradigm -- The Islamic Community Paradigm -- Dark Surprises or Lights of Hope -- 7.The Future of the State: An Islamic Perspective -- Islamic Concept of the State and Community -- The Meaning of Communication -- Separation of the State and Community -- Communication, Colonialism, and the State -- Islamic Reform Movements -- Crisis of Legitimacy: The Case of Iran -- From Nationalism to the Islamic Revolution -- Communication and the State in an Islamic Context -- The Role of the Mass Media: Radio and Television -- Dualism of the State: The Challenges Ahead -- 8.Communication as Cultural Ecology -- Transformation in International Relations -- Communication and Culture and the Quest for a New World Order -- The Ecological Dimensions of International Relations and Global Communication -- 9.Shapes of the Future: International Communication in the 21st Century -- The Move Toward Global Communication -- Global Communication Is Not Universal Communication -- Conflicts Revolve Around Cultures and Civilizations -- Nationalism Versus Universalism -- Move Toward Economic and Technological Regionalism -- Nation-States and Ghetto States -- The Erosion of Nation-State Sovereignty -- The (Re-)Emergence of the Paradigm of Dominance -- The Need for Epistemological Reorientation -- Reconsidering Categories and Methodological Concepts.
- The dramatic developments in global communication are altering the specifics of our societies. Hamid Mowlana offers an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to international communication in this volume, focusing on both the human dimensions and the technological imperatives.
- 9781483327518 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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