Communication Activism

Media and Performance Activism

Publisher: Hampton Pr

Written in English
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Published: Pages: 403 Downloads: 414
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Subjects:

  • Communication Studies,
  • Political activism,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Communication,
  • Communication in social action,
  • Political aspects,
  • Social aspects,
  • Sociology

Edition Notes

ContributionsLawrence R. Frey (Editor), Kevin M. Carragee (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12206165M
ISBN 101572736984
ISBN 109781572736986

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Guobin Yang is a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication and Department of Sociology. He is the author of The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism Online () and The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China ().

He has also edited several books.1/5(1). Beyond Prime Time Activism: Communication Activism and Social Change 1st Edition. Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys Ma In this accessible introduction to communication activism, organizer Karen Jeffreys and sociologist Charlotte Ryan draw on more than two decades of ongoing collaboration, using the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) as a case.

Robbin Crabtree is a contributing author, Chapter 6. Book description: The need for communication scholars to engage in direct vigorous action in support of needed social change has never been more apparent and important, for there is no shortage of social issues and problems that demand attention.

In short, communication scholars need to engage in Cited by: 4. Focuses on studies that show how media can be managed to promote social change and how performance can serve as an important form of communication activism.

This volume, along with the other volume, showcases how scholars have engaged in communication activism to assist individuals, groups, organizations, and communities to secure social reform. Protest public relations: communicating dissent and activism – an introduction, Ana Adi. 1 The slow conflation of public relations and activism: understanding trajectories in public relations theorising, C.

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For example, “health communication campaigns” is a significant topic that is covered in an introductory health communication course; consequently, an appropriate book. The recent formation of the National Communication Association's Activism and Social Justice Division puts a spotlight on the extent to which instructional communication and instructional communication research have advanced--or even should advance--the goals of social justice.

To examine this issue, two of the leading scholars on this topic, Lawrence R. Frey and David L. Cited by: 3. Activism, Communication, and Social Justice Recognizing practical struggles around the world, Annenberg faculty, students, and scholars working in this area embrace pluralism and boldness in theoretical, historical, and empirical studies of media, communication, and political activism for.

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Few educators, however, focus on social justice directly, and even when they do, typically. Introduction to Social Media, Activism, and Organizations Dhiraj Murthy Abstract Social media have become increasingly pervasive.

However, the literature on social movements and social media has not fully grasped just how much social media have fundamentally changed the landscape of organizational communication, ranging. This book provides research findings and practical information on online communication strategies in politics.

Based on communication research and real-world political-campaign experience, the author examines how to use the Web and social media to create public visibility, build trust and. The Garland Science website is no longer available to access and you have been automatically redirected to INSTRUCTORS.

All instructor resources (*see Exceptions) are now available on our Instructor instructor credentials will not grant access to the Hub, but existing and new users may request access student. This book introduces a unique form of education—communication activism pedagogy (CAP)—that involves communication educators teaching students how to use their communication knowledge and skills to intervene with community partners to promote social justice.

After explains CAP’s foundations (its principles and practices, and how they. Call for Book Proposals: Communication for Social Justice Activism Dr. Patricia S. Parker (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Dr.

Lawrence R. Frey (University of Colorado Boulder) are pleased to announce, as editors, a new book series on “Communication and Social Justice Activism” to be published by the University of California Press. Looking at the underlying theories, histories, politics, ideologies, tactics, strategies, and aesthetics, the book takes an expansive view of media activism.

It explores how varieties of activism are mediated through communication technologies, how activists deploy strategies for changing the structures of media systems, and how governments and.

Table of contents for Communication activism / edited by Lawrence R. Frey, Kevin M. Carragee. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated. A synergy between academia and activism has long been a goal of both scholars and advocacy organizations in communications research.

The essays in Communications Research in Action demonstrate, for the first time in one volume, how an effective partnership between the two can contribute to a more democratic public sphere by helping to break down the digital divide to.

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Such basic social problems as inequality, poverty, and discrimination pose a constant challenge to policies. The National Communication Association (NCA) is a not-for-profit membership-based scholarly society founded in NCA’s mission is to advance Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry.

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Technology, Activism, and Social Justice in a Digital Age is a useful starting point and theoretical anchor for addressing structural and cultural inequalities related to our communication systems, but be alert for the limitation of the collection.

It does not capture the subfield of media activism studies—some of which is research that has. Book description: The need for communication scholars to engage in direct vigorous action in support of needed social change has never been more apparent and important, for there is no shortage of social issues and problems that demand attention.

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