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Popular media, democracy and development in Africa

Author: Herman Wasserman
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge advances in internationalizing media studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Wasserman
ISBN: 9780415577939 0415577934 9780415577946 0415577942 9780203843260 0203843266
OCLC Number: 491891010
Description: xiii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The popular media sphere : theoretical interventions. De-westernizing media theory to make room for African experience / Francis Nyamnjoh --
Revisiting cultural imperialism and its critics / P. Eric Louw --
At the crossroads of the formal and popular : convergence culture and new publics in Zimbabwe / Wendy Willems --
Theorising popular community media for democracy and development / Victor Ayedun-Aluma --
Talk radio, democracy and citizenship in (South) Africa / Tanja Bosch --
Popular media, politics and power : engaging with democracy and development. Popular music as journalism in Africa : issues and contexts / Winston Mano --
Street news : the role of posters in democratic participation in Ghana / Audrey Gadzekpo --
'If you rattle a snake, be prepared to be bitten' : popular culture, politics and the Kenyan news media / George Ogola --
Post-Apartheid South African social movements on film / Sean Jacobs. Audiences, agency and media in everyday life. The Amazing race in Burkina Faso / H. Leslie Steeves --
(South) African articulations of the ordinary, or, how popular print commodities (re)organize our lives / Sonja Narunsky-Laden --
Popular TV programmes and audiences in Kinshasa / Marie-Soleil Frêre --
New technologies as tools of empowerment : African youth and public sphere participation / Levi Obijiofor --
Identity and community between the local and the global. Transnational flows and local identities in Muslim Northern Nigerian films : from Dead Poets Society through Mohabbatein to So ... / Abdalla Uba Adamu --
Local stories, global discussions : websites, politics and identity in African contexts / Inge Brinkman [and others] --
Survival of "radio culture" in a converged networked new media environment / Okoth Fred Mudhai --
Policing popular media in Africa / Monica Chibita.
Series Title: Routledge advances in internationalizing media studies.
Responsibility: edited by Herman Wasserman.
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