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ISBN-13: 9781498523486
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/14/2018
Series: Communication, Globalization, and Cultural Identity Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Jan Servaes is chair professor in the Department of Media and Communication at the City University of Hong Kong and UNESCO chair in communication for sustainable social change at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Toks Oyedemi received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Table of Contents

Introduction: From Theory to Praxis: Social Inequality and Its Consequences, Toks Oyedemi and Jan Servaes
List of Abbreviations
Part I: Poverty and the Media
Chapter 1: All People Are Equal, but Some People Are More Equal than Others: How and Why Inequality Became Invisible in the British Press, Steven Harkins and Jairo Lugo-Ocando
Chapter 2: Dialogic Journalism: Bringing Marginalized Communities into the Implied Audience, Greg Nielsen, James Gibbons, Amanda Weightman, and Mike Gasher
Chapter 3: Britain's Hidden Hungry? The Portrayal of Food Bank Users in the U.K. National Press, Rebecca Wells and Martin Caraher
Chapter 4: The Invisible Hand Begs For "Sadaka": Does the Media Legitimize Poverty via Islamic Alms in Turkey?, Kaan Taşbaşı
Part II: Technology and Inequalities
Chapter 5: Social Inequalities in Digital Skills: The European Framework and the Italian Case, Roberta Bracciale and Isabella Mingo
Chapter 6: Breaching the Divide: "Hole in the Wall" Computer Kiosks for Education and Development in Urban Bangladesh, Guyuri Kepes
Part III: Women, Empowerment, and the Media
Chapter 7: Hill Women's Voices and Community Communication about Climate Change: The Case of Henvalvani Community Radio in India, Aparna Moitra and Archna Kumar
Chapter 8: Citizen Media and Empowerment: An Analysis of Three Experiences of Media Re-Appropriation Carried Out by Women during the Popular Insurrection in Oaxaca, Mexico, Francisco Sierra Caballero, Alice Poma, and Tommaso Gravante
Part IV: Representations of Race, Sexuality, and Gender in the Media
Chapter 9: Harassed, Marginalised, and Childless: Gender Inequality in the Australian News Media: A Feminist Analysis, Louise North
Chapter 10: Cross National Coverage of Rape and Rape Culture: A Community Structure Approach, John C. Pollock, Lucy Obozintsev, Hannah Salamone, Lauren Longo, and Stephanie Agresti
Chapter 11: Multiculturalism as a Disempowering Paradigm: The Canadian Case, Fay Patel
Conclusion: Studying Complex Inequalities, Jan Servaes

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