Global Communication / Edition 2

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Develop an understanding of significant economic, cultural, legal, social, and political issues in the exciting field of global communication with Diggs-Brown's GLOBAL COMMUNICATION presents. From history and theories to future trends, this indispensable and highly informative volume brings together illuminating writings and diverse perspectives by prominent scholars in mass media, journalism, and international studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495050278
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/16/2006
  • Series: Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication A
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Yahya R. Kamalipour is professor and head, Department of Communication and Creative Arts, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, U.S.A. His areas of research include globalization, media impact, international communication, stereotyping, and new communication technologies. Kamalipour has 10 published books. He is founder and managing editor of a groundbreaking electronic publication, GLOBAL MEDIA JOURNAL (, with editions in Arabic, English, Chinese, and Spanish. Kamalipour has given presentations in Egypt, Canada, China, Iran, Kenya, Mexico, Slovenia, United States, and taught courses at universities in Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Iran, and Oxford (England). In addition to numerous mass media appearances and interviews, his articles have appeared in professional and mainstream publications in the U.S. and abroad. Kamalipour earned his Ph.D. degree in Communication from University of Missouri-Columbia, M.A. degree in Mass Media from University of Wisconsin-Superior, and B.A. degree in Mass Communication from Minnesota State University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Ito Youichi. Preface: Yahya R. Kamalipour. Acknowledgments. 1. FOLLOWING THE HISTORICAL PATHS OF GLOBAL COMMUNICATION. Allen Palmer, Brigham Young University. 2. DRAWING A BEAD ON GLOBAL COMMUNICATION THEORIES. John D. H. Downing, University of Texas at Austin. 3. GLOBAL ECONOMY AND INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS. Harmeet Sawhney, Indiana University, Bloomington. 4. THE TRANSNATIONAL MEDIA CORPORATION AND THE ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL COMPETITION. Richard A. Gershon, Western Michigan University. 5. GLOBAL COMMUNICATION LAW. John L. Huffman and Denise M. Trauth, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Jan H. Samoriski, University of Michigan-Dearborn. 6. GLOBAL NEWS AND INFORMATION FLOW. Kuldip R. Rampal, Central Missouri State University. 7. INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING. Joseph D. Straubhaar, University of Texas at Austin, and Douglas A. Boyd, University of Kentucky. 8. GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE INTERNET: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS. George Barnett and Devan Rosen, State University of New York at Buffalo. 9. MILESTONES IN COMMUNICATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Vibert Cambridge, Ohio University. 10. THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL COMMUNICATION. Cees J. Hamelink, University of Amsterdam. 11. GLOBAL COMMUNICATION AND PROPAGANDA. Richard C. Vincent, Indiana State University. 12. GLOBAL ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS. Dean Kruckeberg, University of Northern Iowa, and Marina Vujnovic, University of Iowa. 13. COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE. Christine L. Ogan, Indiana University, Bloomington. 14. PATTERNS IN GLOBAL COMMUNICATION: PROSPECTS AND CONCERNS. Leo A. Gher, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

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