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Communication for and against democracy

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Published by Black Rose Books in Montréal, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Political aspects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Marc Raboy and Peter A. Bruck.
    ContributionsRaboy, Marc, 1948-, Bruck, Peter A. 1950-, Union for Democratic Communications.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP95.8 .C564 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1806599M
    ISBN 100921689470, 0921689462
    LC Control Number89213899
    OCLC/WorldCa21031324

    Protestors from the ‘Day of Rage’ march walking along Park Lane. contents: introduction the meaning of democracy and the meaning of education John Dewey, democracy and education A. S. Neill on democratic schooling further reading and references One of the major tasks that education must perform in a democratic society, Kelly ( ) argues, ‘is the proper. In Digital Media and Democracy, leading scholars in media and communication studies, media activists, journalists, and artists explore the contradiction at the heart of the relationship between truth and power today: the fact that the radical democratization of knowledge and multiplication of sources and voices made possible by digital media. In Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya, Nanjala Nyabola challenges existing scholarship on ‘tech in Africa’ by exploring how state agency and the politics of offline spaces have consequences for what happens online. This beautifully written book is a must-read for all researchers and journalists writing about Kenya today, .


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