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Communicating social change: structure, culture, and agency

By: Dutta, Mohan J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Communication Series. Publisher: New York Routledge 2011Description: xiii, 342 p.ISBN: 9780415878746.Subject(s): Social change | Communication - Social aspects | Communication - Political aspects | Communication in international relations | Information theory | Globalization - Social aspectsDDC classification: 302.2 Summary: Communicating Social Change: Structure, Culture, and Agency explores the use of communication to transform global, national, and local structures of power that create and sustain oppressive conditions. Author Mohan J. Dutta describes the social challenges that exist in current globalization politics, and examines the communicative processes, strategies, and tactics through which social change interventions are constituted in response to the challenges. Using empirical evidence and case studies, he documents the ways through which those in power create conditions at the margins, and he provides a theoretical base for discussing the ways in which these positions of power are resisted through communication processes, strategies, and tactics. The interplay of power and control with resistance is woven through each of the chapters in the book. https://www.routledge.com/Communicating-Social-Change-Structure-Culture-and-Agency/Dutta/p/book/9780415878746
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Communicating Social Change: Structure, Culture, and Agency explores the use of communication to transform global, national, and local structures of power that create and sustain oppressive conditions. Author Mohan J. Dutta describes the social challenges that exist in current globalization politics, and examines the communicative processes, strategies, and tactics through which social change interventions are constituted in response to the challenges. Using empirical evidence and case studies, he documents the ways through which those in power create conditions at the margins, and he provides a theoretical base for discussing the ways in which these positions of power are resisted through communication processes, strategies, and tactics. The interplay of power and control with resistance is woven through each of the chapters in the book.


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