Paper $47.95 ISBN: 9781842774694 Published November 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $80.95 ISBN: 9781842774687 Published November 2004 For sale in North and South America only

Who Owns the Media

Global Trends and Local Resistances

Pradip N. Thomas and Zaharom Nain

Who Owns the Media

Pradip N. Thomas and Zaharom Nain

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344 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $47.95 ISBN: 9781842774694 Published November 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $80.95 ISBN: 9781842774687 Published November 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Foreword
Peter Golding

Editors' Preface

PART 1: THEORY AND POLICIES
1. The Political Economy of International Communications
Robert McChesney
2. Global Institutions and the Democratisation of the Media
Senà Siochr
3. Intellectual Property Rights
Cees J Hamelink

PART 2: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY CASE STUDIES
4. Privatisation: The Cost of Media Democratisation in East and Central Europe?
Slavko Splichal
5. The Politics of the Media in the English Speaking Caribbean
Hopeton S Dunn
6. The Political Economy of Media in Southern Africa, 1990-2001
William Hueva, Keyan Tomaselli and Ruth Teer-Tomaselli
7. Media Ownership and Control in Africa in the Age of Globalisation
Francis Nyamnjoh
8. Media and Neoliberalism in Latin America
Ana Fiol
9. Communications and the Crisis: From Neo-Liberalism to Authoritarian Development?
Dan Schiller
10. The State, the Market, and Media Control in China
Zhao Yuezhi
11. Media Ownership and Communication Rights in India
Pradip N. Thomas
12. The Political Economy of Media Ownership in Nigeria
Mohammed Musa and Jibril Mohammed
13 Ownership, Control and the Malaysian Media
Zaharom Nain and Wang Lay Kim

PART 3: DEMOCRATIC COMMUNICATION FUTURES
14. The Whole World Is Watching: Online Surveillance of Social Movement Organisations
Sasha Constanza-Chock
15. Agendas for Research and Strategies for Intervention
Pradip N. Thomas

Contributors
Index
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