An engaging read that explores independent documentary film in India as a site of resistance. This book looks at how independent Indian documentary film reworks the relationship between film-makers, their narratives, their subjects and their audience, challenging the dominant idea of documenta..
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This book critically examines directed social change theory and practice while presenting a conceptual framework of development communication to address inequality and injustice i..
India's tryst with the digital is an extensive project and while much media attention is given to flagship projects, the story is also of marginalised peoples, in cities, appropriating digital leaks, using the digital and thereby contributing to the digital economy. It is this battle between enclosi..
This very readable book describes the recent social changes in Indian society, resulting from the various applications of new communication technologies. The authors discuss the various processes at work in the country both at the governmental level and in private enterprise, the rapid technological..
This book traces the progress of mass communications in India and the West from a historical and sociological perspective, from primitive to modern times. Placing his argument in the global context within which mass communication takes place, the author: - Emphasizes the distinction between communi..
Media, Communication and Development: Three Approaches explores and revisits the perspectives of Nora C Quebral, whose seminal work still remains a Magna Carta on the topic of development communication. It explores the three primary approaches;media for development, media development and participato..
Television in Asia has undergone rapid transformation following the introduction of cable and satellite television in 1991. Although public service channels are largely intact in most Asian Countries, they now compete with private commercial channels from both within and across borders. As a consequ..
Communication Processes, Volume 2 argues that communication, an exchange of symbols, is the essence of society and that this exchange is the foundation on which the human collective is based. It explores how the collective sense of self is defined either with reference to, or in defiance of, dominan..
Whose News?: The Media and Women's Issues (1994) quickly became an international classic which was widely used. The decade that has passed since its publication has witnessed dramatic developments in the media environment across the world. As a consequence, the coverage of gender issues in the media..