U.S. Media And Yugoslavia, 1991-1995

U.S. Media And Yugoslavia, 1991-1995

by James J. Sadkovich
ISBN-10:
0275950468
ISBN-13:
9780275950460
Pub. Date:
03/30/1998
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Overview

U.S. Media And Yugoslavia, 1991-1995

This book is a unique contribution to both media studies and contemporary politics. It analyzes the American media's structure and its role in shaping perceptions of the crisis in the former Yugoslavia, and looks at the key issues involved, from self-determination to genocide. Sadkovich sees the failure of the U.S. media and the West as having prolonged and even aggravated the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. This work will prove useful to both the general reader and students of media and current affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275950460
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/30/1998
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

JAMES J. SADKOVICH is an independent scholar. He is the author of The Italian Navy during World War II (Greenwood, 1994).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Approaching the Media

Elites and Audiences

Values

Types

Technique

Performance

Stereotypes: Croats and Muslims

Stereotypes: Serbs

Legal and Moral Issues

A Truly International Conflict

End Games

Bibliography

Index

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