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The Disabled, the Media, and the Information Age

The Disabled, the Media, and the Information Age

by Jack Nelson
     
 

How have disabled Americans been portrayed by the media through the years and how are images and the role of the handicapped changing? Jack Nelson and a series of experts in communication and the disabled offer an easy-to-read overview of key issues, continuing problems, new opportunities, and new technological tools. Professionals and teachers in communication,

Overview

How have disabled Americans been portrayed by the media through the years and how are images and the role of the handicapped changing? Jack Nelson and a series of experts in communication and the disabled offer an easy-to-read overview of key issues, continuing problems, new opportunities, and new technological tools. Professionals and teachers in communication, along with experts and general readers interested in public policy and social issues, will find this short study, with its illustrations, descriptions and lists of organizations and its bibliographical materials, a handy reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313284724
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/1994
Series:
Contributions to the Study of Mass Media and Communications Series, #42
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1320L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

JACK A. NELSON, Associate Professor, Department of Communications, Brigham Young University, has written at length and broadly in the field of communications and the humanities and in history.

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