• Communication for Development

Communication for Development

Srinivas Raj Melkote
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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 in contemporary contexts. This third edition features significantly revised and updated chapters to include the latest scholarship on, and practices of, media and communication for development. It explores empowerment and social justice to individuals and communities around the world in the context of increasing globalization. Tracing the history of development communication, it looks objectively at diverse approaches and their supporters, and goes on to provide models for the future. It also offers a new chapter presenting the authors’ framework foregrounding empowerment and social justice as goals for development communication in the 21st century. The earlier editions of this book, Communication for Development in the Third World (1991 and 2001), are established core texts for courses on development communication throughout the world. Foreword by Late Dr Luis Ramiro Beltran Preface Part I: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW Development Communication, Empowerment, and Social Justice in the Globalization Epoch Evolution of Devcom for Development and Social Justice II: DEVELOPMENT DISCOURSE, MODERNIZATION THEORY, AND DEVCOM Modernization, Globalization, and the Dominant Development Discourse Media and Communication in Modernization and Globalization III: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON COMMUNICATION AND DEVELOPMENT Deconstructing the Dominant Development Paradigm Critique of Devcom in the Dominant Paradigm IV: LIBERATION PERSPECTIVES AND PRACTICES IN DEVELOPMENT Liberation Theology and Development Communication and Spirituality in Development V: PARTICIPATORY AND EMPOWERMENT PARADIGMS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE Participatory Paradigm in Development Media and Communication for Empowerment Devcom for Empowerment and Social Justice Appendices Appendix A: Historical Overview of Development Underdevelopment Appendix B: Highlights of Media, Communication, and Development Activities since World War II Notes Bibliography Index

Book Details

Language: English
Publisher: Sage Publications India Private Limited
Stock Code: 9789351502579
Paper Count: 586
Book Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789351502579
Publishing Year: 2015

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