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Communication for Development free pdf This book critically examines directed social change theory and practice and presents a conceptual framework of development communication (devcom) to address inequality and injustice in contemporary contexts. The earlier editions of this book, Communication for Development in the Third World (1991 and 2001), have served as established core texts for courses on development communication throughout the world. This revised and updated edition explores the scholarship and practice of media and communication for development, empowerment, and social justice to individuals and communities around the globe, in the context of increasing globalization. It traces the history of devcom, objectively looks at diverse approaches and their supporters, and provides ideas and models for devcom in early 21st century.

About Srinivas Raj Melkote

Srinivas Raj Melkote has been a Professor in the fields of media and communication for more than 30 years. Professor Melkote is currently in his 31st year at the School of Media and Communication in Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA. He has taught at universities in India, US, and Jamaica. He served as a Fulbright Professor at Manipal University in India and is currently a Fulbright Specialist. Professor Melkote has researched and published extensively on a range of issues ranging from the role of communication in directed social change, participatory communication, international communication, health communication, communication strategies for HIV/AIDS prevention, mass communication theory, quantitative research methods, media effects, and communication pedagogy. His book Communication for Development in the Third World: Theory and Practice for Empowerment, 2nd edition (coauthored with Dr Leslie Steeves) is a core text for courses on media and communication in directed social change in colleges around the world. Professor Melkote's current interests are examining the role of media and communication in achieving empowerment and social justice. His work in social change communication examines the roles of globalization, economics, politics, and hegemonic discourse in sustaining and widening the inequality gaps between people in societies around the world. H. Leslie Steeves is a Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon, USA, where she has taught for 27 years. Professor Steeves' current research centers on two areas and their intersection: communication and information technologies in developing countries (particularly in sub-Saharan Africa) on one hand, and gender and communication on the other. Her recent publications additionally examine entertainment and tourism representations of Africa. Her research has been published in numerous journals, including Journal of Communication- Communication, Culture

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Author : Srinivas Raj Melkote
Publisher : SAGE India
Data Published : 13 October 2015
ISBN : 9351502570
EAN : 9789351502579
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 568 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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