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Media and the Path to Peace
     

Media and the Path to Peace

by Gadi Wolfsfeld, W. Lance Bennett (Editor), Robert M. Entman (Editor)
 

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

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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.

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' ... thoughtful and thought-provoking ...' Philip Seib, Marquette University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831369
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Communication, Society and Politics Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

Gadi Wolfsfeld is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of Media and Political Conflict: News from the Middle East (Cambridge, 1997).

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