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Political Economy of Communications in India free pdf This book is a critical study of the political economy of communications in India. It explores the ways in which contexts, policies and processes at national and international levels shape media structure1000s and studies how a political economy-inspired approach can be used to understand both media dominance and resistance. The author explores aspects of colonial political economy and how it has shaped the structure of media in India and in many other countries. It also discusses liberalisation, privatisation and media politics in contemporary India. Divided into three sections-structures, means and resistance-the chapters focus on both the electronic and the print media. The book would interest students and researchers of Indian media history, international communication, media and politics, sociology and political economy.

About Pradip N. Thomas

Pradip Ninan Thomas is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Communication and Social Change at School of Journalism and Communications, University of Queensland, Australia. A leading academic in the area of communication and social change, Thomas is also on the advisory boards of a number of international institutes including the India Media Centre at the University of Westminster. He is Chair of the Participatory Communications Section, IAMCR, and on the editorial committees of a number of journals, including Media Development, Journal of Creative Communications, Communication for Development and Social Change, Journalism and Communication Monographs and the International Journal of Press/Politics. In 2010, he was involved in a study of communication rights movements in India. Thomas has published more than a hundred articles on communication, many in refereed journals including the International Communications Gazette, Info, Global Communications and Media, Economic

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Author : Pradip N. Thomas
Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 17 August 2010
ISBN : 8132104498
EAN : 9788132104490
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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