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Organizing for Social Change free pdf 'The body of work this book represents is clearly important both theoretically and in terms of encouraging scholars and practitioners in continuing efforts of large-scale change and social justice. The cases considered are fascinating, and the authors' analyses of them are enlightening' - Katherine Miller Professor, Department of Communication, Texas A

About Michael J. Papa

Michael J. Papa (Ph.D., Temple University- M.A., Central Michigan University- B.A., St. John's University) teaches courses in organizational communication, research methods, and innovation diffusion. Papa has been involved in the design, evaluation, and documentation of various organizations for social change initiatives in Bangladesh, India, Thailand, and the U.S. In addition to this work, he has also conducted research in conflict management, group decision-making processes, management selection and development, and technology diffusion in organizations. Most recently, he has served as a consultant to The Carter Center in Atlanta, GA, documenting President Carter's approach to negotiating peace with a focus on the settlement reached between Uganda and Sudan. Papa has received ten research awards for top papers from The National Communication Association and The International Communication Association. Dr. Arvind Singhal (asinghal@utep.edu) is the Samuel Shirley and Edna Holt Marston Endowed Professor of Communication and Director of the Social Justice Initiative in UTEP's Department of Communication. He is also appointed, since 2009-2010, as the William J. Clinton Distinguished Fellow at the Clinton School of Public Service, Little Rock, Arkansas. Singhal teaches and conducts research in the diffusion of innovations, the positive deviance approach, organizing for social change, the entertainment-education strategy, and liberating interactional structures. His research and outreach spans sectors such as health, education, peace, human rights, poverty alleviation, sustainable development, civic participation, democracy and governance, and corporate citizenship. Singhal is co-author or editor of 12 books - Health Communication in the 21st Century (2014)- Inviting Everyone: Healing Healthcare through Positive Deviance (2010)- Protecting Children from Exploitation and Trafficking: Using the Positive Deviance Approach (2009)- Popular with a Purpose (2008)- Communication of Innovations (2006)- Organizing for Social Change (2006)- Entertainment-Education Worldwide: History, Research, and Practice (2004)- Combating AIDS: Communication Strategies in Action (2003)- The Children of Africa Confront AIDS: From Vulnerability to Possibility (2003)-India's Communication Revolution: From Bullock Carts to Cyber Marts (2001)- Entertainment-Education: A Communication Strategy for Social Change (1999)- and India's Information Revolution (1989). Three of Singhal's books won awards for distinguished applied scholarship. In addition, he has authored some 170 peer-reviewed essays in outlets such as the Journal of Communication, Communication Theory, Communication Monographs, Health Communication, Management Communication Quarterly- Communication Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting

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Author : Michael J. Papa
Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 01 November 2005
ISBN : 0761934359
EAN : 9780761934356
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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