Media and the Path to Peace / Edition 1

Media and the Path to Peace / Edition 1

by Gadi Wolfsfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521538629

ISBN-13: 9780521538626

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Examining the role that the news media play in peace processes, Gadi Wolfsfeld argues that, although often destructive, the role of the press varies over time and political circumstance. Wolfsfeld analyzes these variations by examining three major cases: the Oslo peace process between Israel and the Palestinians; the peace process between Israel and Jordan; and

Overview

Examining the role that the news media play in peace processes, Gadi Wolfsfeld argues that, although often destructive, the role of the press varies over time and political circumstance. Wolfsfeld analyzes these variations by examining three major cases: the Oslo peace process between Israel and the Palestinians; the peace process between Israel and Jordan; and the process surrounding the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521538626
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Communication, Society and Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Building theory; 2. The initial stages of Oslo; 3. The Israeli media and the debate over Oslo; 4. The Palestinians and the Israeli media; 5. The media and the Israel-Jordan peace process; 6. The media and the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland; 7. The collapse of Oslo and the return to violence; Conclusion; Methodological appendix.

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