Beyond National Sovereignty: International Communications in the 1990s

Beyond National Sovereignty: International Communications in the 1990s

by Kaarle Nordenstreng, Herbert I. Schiller
     
 

This volume is a collection of contemporary commentaries on international communication issues, with the concept of national sovereignty as the departure point. Offering readers an introduction to current and emerging concerns, it provides the basic analytical tools needed to understand the issues involved. Problems are examined from the perspectives of journalism,

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This volume is a collection of contemporary commentaries on international communication issues, with the concept of national sovereignty as the departure point. Offering readers an introduction to current and emerging concerns, it provides the basic analytical tools needed to understand the issues involved. Problems are examined from the perspectives of journalism, social sciences, international politics, law, and emerging technology; topics include mass media communication across borders, communication satellites, and Third World nations and the need to establish a new world information order.

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Not a revision of their 1979 National Sovereignty and International Communication (Ablex), the authors have put together a completely new collection of contemporary explorations and essays on international communication issues, with the concept of national sovereignty serving as a departure point and a continuing theme. The volume contains 20 chapters and a postscript by the editors. The chapters are organized into five parts: overview of the global scene; national media in international context; regional and transnational developments; regulations, structures, by law and organization; and emerging perspectives. Paper edition (unseen), $39.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780893919603
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
Communication and Information Science Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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