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Global Communication in Transition

Global Communication in Transition
The End of Diversity?

February 1996 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The dramatic developments in global communication are altering the specifics of our societies. Hamid Mowlana offers an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to international communication in this volume, focusing on both the human dimensions and the technological imperatives.

Global Communication in Transition covers a range of issues from the rise of modern political systems and the interactions of various cultures to the expansion of social organizations and the growing global infrastructure. Offering a new paradigm for the study of international communication, the book is organized around a number of basic concepts including history, power, community, legitimacy and language.

World Communication
A History and Interpretation

Technology and Society
Communication and Power
The Making of Community
Language and Instructional Communication
The Remaking of Community
The Case of Islam

The Future of the State
An Islamic Perspective

Communication as Cultural Ecology
Shapes of the Future
International Communication in the 21st Century


Hamid Mowlana

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ISBN: 9780803943193
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