Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

Media Nations: Communicating Belonging and Exclusion in the Modern World

by Sabina Mihelj


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230231863
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/15/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

SABINA MIHELJ has worked and studied in Slovenia, Hungary, and Germany, and is currently a Lecturer in Media, Communication and Culture at Loughborough University, (UK). Her research centres on issues of collective identity formation and mass communication, with particular reference to nationalism, European integration, religion and communism.

Table of Contents

Contents.- Introduction: Why Media Nations?.- 1 Mediating Nationhood: Connecting Culture and Power.- 2 Media Nations in a Globalized World.- 3 Media Nations and Alternative Modernities.- 4 Mediated Grammars of Nationhood.- 5 Media Nations at War.- 6 The Gendered Order of Media Nations.- 7 Times of the Media, Times of Nations.- 8 Media Nations, Cultural Diversity and Cosmopolitanism.- Bibliography.- Index.

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In its nuanced and erudite handling of two distinct discourses - nationalism studies and media studies - Media Nations will be a great asset to many scholars and readers seeking both an overview and a clear assessment of the relationship between the two.' - Stanka Radovic -Journal of Contemporary European Studies

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