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Reclaiming the Public Sphere

Communication, Power and Social Change

Palgrave Macmillan

Part of the book series: Palgrave Studies in Communication for Social Change (PSCSC)

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Introduction

      • Tina Askanius, Liv Stubbe Østergaard
      Pages 1-12
  3. Theorising Communication for Social Change and the Transformation of Public Spheres

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13
    2. Advocacy Communication for and about Women

      • Karin Gwinn Wilkins
      Pages 47-63
    3. The Public Sphere and the Dialectics of Globalization

      • Thomas Hylland Eriksen
      Pages 64-78
  4. Contemporary Drivers of Social Change: Art, Technology and Public Pedagogy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79
    2. What Is an Intellectual, Anyway?

      • Ingrid Elam
      Pages 81-85
  5. Practitioners and Practices: New Communication for Social Change Perspectives and Initiatives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135
    2. Participation in the Internet Era

      • Rikke Frank Jørgensen
      Pages 151-166
    3. Accessing the Public Sphere in Africa through a Slum Radio Project

      • Nicky Morrison, Martin Davies
      Pages 201-218
    4. Afterword

      • Oscar Hemer, Thomas Tufte
      Pages 219-223

About this book

This volume brings together a range of different specialists in the arts and cultural industries, as well as international academics and public intellectuals, to explore how media and communication practices for social change are currently being reconfigured in both conceptual and rhetorical terms.

Keywords

  • Communication for development
  • social change
  • public spheres
  • participation
  • social media
  • public intellectual
  • empowerment
  • social movements
  • human rights
  • communication rights
  • community media
  • edutainment
  • advocacy communication
  • women's rights
  • communication
  • democratization
  • gender
  • globalization
  • Internet
  • media
  • Nation
  • radio
  • rhetoric
  • SMS
  • transformation

Editors and Affiliations

  • Lund University, Sweden

    Tina Askanius

  • Roskilde University, Denmark

    Liv Stubbe Østergaard

About the editors

Ma?ns Adler, Founder of Bambuser, Sweden Jyothsna Latha Belliappa, Azim Premji University, India Nick Couldry, London School of Economics, UK Martin Davies, Broadcast and Media Specialist, UK Ingrid Elam, Gothenburg University, Sweden Ylva Ekström, Uppsala University, Sweden Thomas Hylland Eriksen, University of Oslo, Norway Jorge A. González, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico Carsten Jensen, Writer and Critic, Denmark Rikke Frank Jørgensen, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Denmark Nicky Morrison, University of Cambridge, UK Cicilia M. Krohling Peruzzo, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo, Brazil Geetanjali Sachdev, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, India Linda Helgesson Sekei, Development Pioneer Consultants in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Karin Gwinn Wilkins, University of Texas, Austin, USA

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