Europäische Identitäten. Eine vergleichende Untersuchung der Medienöffentlichkeiten ost- und westeuropäischer EU-Länder

Author: Dennis Lichtenstein

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3744507602

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 376

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Dennis Lichtenstein untersucht mittels einer quantitativen Inhaltsanalyse von politischen Wochenzeitschriften die Konstruktionen europäischer Identität in den nationalen Medienöffentlichkeiten von sechs EU-Ländern (D, F, I, GB, PL, LV). Neben den Identitätsinhalten, mit denen die EU z. B. als ein gemeinsamer Markt oder als eine politische Wertegemeinschaft gedeutet wird, und den darauf bezogenen Identifikationen und Ablehnungen wird erhoben, über welche Deutungen Abgrenzungen zwischen der EU und anderen Ländern konstruiert werden. Vor dem Hintergrund der EU-Osterweiterungen 2004 und 2007 wird auch danach gefragt, inwieweit zwischen ost- und westeuropäischen EU-Ländern unterschiedliche Identitätsdeutungen bestehen und ob zwischen ihnen gegenseitige Abgrenzungen vorliegen.
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Europäische Identitäten

Eine vergleichende Untersuchung der Medienöffentlichkeiten ost- und westeuropäischer EU-Länder

Author: Dennis Lichtenstein

Publisher: Herbert von Halem Verlag

ISBN: 3744507629

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 374

View: 4717

Dennis Lichtenstein untersucht mittels einer quantitativen Inhaltsanalyse die Konstruktionen europäischer Identität in den nationalen Medienöffentlichkeiten von sechs EU-Ländern (D, F, I, GB, PL, LV). Neben den Identitätsinhalten, mit denen die EU z. B. als ein gemeinsamer Markt oder als eine politische Wertegemeinschaft gedeutet wird, und den darauf bezogenen Identifikationen und Ablehnungen wird erhoben, über welche Deutungen Abgrenzungen zwischen der EU und anderen Ländern konstruiert werden. Es wird angenommen, dass Abgrenzungen zu einer länderübergreifenden Schärfung europäischer Identität beitragen. Vor dem Hintergrund der EU-Osterweiterungen 2004 und 2007 wird auch danach gefragt, inwieweit zwischen ost- und westeuropäischen EU-Ländern unterschiedliche Identitätsdeutungen bestehen und ob zwischen ihnen gegenseitige Abgrenzungen vorliegen. Die Untersuchung bezieht sich auf zwei ost- und vier westeuropäische EU-Länder. Als Untersuchungsobjekte werden politische Wochenzeitschriften herangezogen, die als Meinungsführer in den Ländern gelten können. Die Befunde zeigen, dass die Länder jeweils eigene nationale Konstruktionen europäischer Identität vornehmen und auf dieser Basis auch jeweils eigene Abgrenzungen vor allem zu anderen EU-Ländern vollziehen. Der Gegensatz zwischen Ost- und Westeuropa ist hierbei in den einzelnen Ländern unterschiedlich stark. Er ist aber insgesamt nur Teil eines Geflechts interner Differenzwahrnehmungen, in denen die jeweils eigene Nation der zentrale Referenzpunkt ist.
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Diversity in Transcultural and International Communication

Author: Carola Richter,Indira Dupuis,Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643906099


Page: 200

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This volume contributes to diversity research within communication studies, taking into consideration the representation and implementation of social and cultural diversity in the public sphere, particularly in the mass media. In the first part, concepts of diversity are outlined with respect to a normative claim. In the second part, the focus lies on particular political decision-making and implementation of diversity measures in media regulation, public diplomacy, and science. The last part presents an analysis of the construction of diversity in internationally traded TV programs. (Series:?Media:?Research and Science / Medien: Forschung und Wissenschaft, Vol. 37) [Subject: Communication Studies, Media Studies]
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Mass Media and Political Communication in New Democracies

Author: Katrin Voltmer

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415337798

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

View: 1159

This book examines how political communication and the mass media have played a central role in the consolidation of emerging democracies around the world. Covering a broad range of political and cultural contexts, including Eastern and Southern Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, this new volume investigates the problems and conflicts arising in the process of establishing an independent media and competitive politics in post-autocratic societies. Considering the changing dynamic in the relationship between political actors, the media and their audience, the authors of this volume address the following issues: changing journalistic role perceptions and journalistic quality the reasons and consequences of persisting instrumentalization of the media by political actors the role of the media in election campaigns the way in which the citizens interpret political messages and the extent to which the media influence political attitudes and electoral behaviour the role of the Internet in building a democratic public sphere This book will be of great interest to all those studying and researching democracy and democratization, comparative politics, political communication, journalism, media and the Internet.
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Transcultural Communication

Author: Andreas Hepp

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118885929

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

View: 9785

In Transcultural Communication, Andreas Hepp provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the exciting possibilities and inevitable challenges presented by the proliferation of transcultural communication in our mediatized world. Includes examples of mediatization and transcultural communication from a variety of cultural contexts Covers an array of different types of media, including mass media and digital media Incorporates discussion of transcultural communication in media regulation, media production, media products and platforms, and media appropriation
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The Silent Majority in Communist and Post-Communist States

Opinion Polling in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

Author: Jens Gieseke

Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften

ISBN: 9783631666685

Category: Post-communism

Page: 238

View: 4997

This book provides information about opinion polls carried out in communist and post-communist countries. It presents several case studies and addresses the issue of how opinion polling today differs from polling in countries under censorship, which lack pluralist media.
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The Global Journalist

News and Conscience in a World of Conflict

Author: Philip M. Seib

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742511026

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 151

View: 7168

In many U.S. news organizations, international coverage is accorded minimal importance. The conventional wisdom seems to be that international reporting costs too much and does too little to win and keep an audience, and thus only sensational or government-highlighted incidents are reported. But does this meet standards of professional responsibility? Philip Seib says no. This provocative book argues that not only do U.S. news media have the duty to cover international events that affect the interests of the public and the government, but they also should 'shake awake the world's conscience' by bringing more attention to international conflict and suffering in hopes of spurring humanitarian action or intervention to help those in need."
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Muslim Europe Or Euro-Islam

Politics, Culture, and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization

Author: Nezar AlSayyad,Manuel Castells

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739103395

Category: Political Science

Page: 204

View: 6057

Five centuries after the expulsion of Muslims and Jews from Spain, Europe is once again becoming a land of Islam. At the beginning of a new millennium, and in an era marked as one of globalization, Europe continues to wrestle with the issue of national identity, especially in the context of its Muslim citizens. Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam brings together distinguished scholars from Europe, the United States, and the Middle East in a dynamic discussion about the Muslim populations living in Europe and about Europe's role in framing Islam today. Working at the knotty intersection of cultural identity, the politics of nations and nationalisms, and religious persuasions, this is an invaluable anthology of scholarship that reveals the multifaceted natures of both Europe and Islam.
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Feeling Global

Internationalism in Distress

Author: Bruce Robbins

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814775136

Category: Political Science

Page: 219

View: 6155

Since 1989, there have been over 200 post-conviction DNA exonerations in the United States. On the surface, the release of innocent people from prison could be seen as a victory for the criminal justice system: the wrong person went to jail, but the mistake was fixed and the accused set free. A closer look at miscarriages of justice, however, reveals that such errors are not aberrations but deeply revealing, common features of our legal system. The ten original essays in When Law Fails view wrongful convictions not as random mistakes but as organic outcomes of a misshaped larger system that is rife with faulty eyewitness identifications, false confessions, biased juries, and racial discrimination. Distinguished legal thinkers Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Austin Sarat have assembled a stellar group of contributors who try to make sense of justice gone wrong and to answer urgent questions. Are miscarriages of justice systemic or symptomatic, or are they mostly idiosyncratic? What are the broader implications of justice gone awry for the ways we think about law? Are there ways of reconceptualizing legal missteps that are particularly useful or illuminating? These instructive essays both address the questions and point the way toward further discussion. When Law Fails reveals the dramatic consequences as well as the daily realities of breakdowns in the law’s ability to deliver justice swiftly and fairly, and calls on us to look beyond headline-grabbing exonerations to see how failure is embedded in the legal system itself. Once we are able to recognize miscarriages of justice we will be able to begin to fix our broken legal system. Contributors: Douglas A. Berman, Markus D. Dubber, Mary L. Dudziak, Patricia Ewick, Daniel Givelber, Linda Ross Meyer, Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Austin Sarat, Jonathan Simon, and Robert Weisberg.
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Demography of Russia

From the Past to the Present

Author: Tatiana Karabchuk,Kazuhiro Kumo,Ekaterina Selezneva

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137518502

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 334

View: 2702

This book examines the demographic development of Russia from the late Russian Empire to the contemporary Russian Federation, and includes discussions of marriage patterns, fertility, mortality, and inter-regional migration. In this pioneering study, the authors present the first English-language overview of demographic data collection in Russia. Chapters in the book offer a systematic overview of the legislation regulating fertility and the family sphere, a study of the factors determining first and higher order births, and an examination of population distribution across Russian regions. The book also combines research tools from the social sciences with a medical approach to provide a study of mortality rates. By bringing together approaches from several disciplines – demography, economics, and sociology – the authors of this book provide a comprehensive and detailed assessment of the historical roots of Russia's demographic development.
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Journalism and Memory

Author: B. Zelizer,K. Tenenboim-Weinblatt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137263946

Category: History

Page: 282

View: 5515

Tracking the ways in which journalism and memory mutually support, undermine, repair and challenge each other, this fascinating collection brings together leading scholars in journalism and memory studies to investigate the complicated role that journalism plays in relation to the past.
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The Encyclopedia of European Migration and Minorities

From the Seventeenth Century to the Present

Author: Klaus J. Bade,Corrie van Eijl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780521895866

Category: History

Page: 768

View: 897

Although migration and integration have become important concepts today as a result of globalization, migration movements, integration, and multiculturalism have always been part of the history of Europe. Few people realize how many ethnic groups participated in migration within Europe or into Europe and this ignorance has grave consequences for the social and political status of immigrants. Newly available to an English-speaking audience, this encyclopedia presents a systematic overview of the existing scholarship regarding migration within and into Europe. The first section contains survey studies of the various regions and countries in Europe covering the last centuries. The second sections presents information on about 220 individual groups of migrants from the Sephardic Jews emigration from Spain and Portugal in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to the present-day migration of old-age pensioners to the holiday villages in the sun. The first resource of its kind, The Encyclopedia of Migration is a comprehensive and authoritative research tool.
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To Be a European Muslim

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 0860375579

Category: Religion

Page: 290

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Tariq Ramadan shows that it is possible to live as a practising Muslim in multi-faith, pluralistic European nation states.
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The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender

Author: Cynthia Carter,Linda Steiner,Lisa McLaughlin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135076944

Category: Social Science

Page: 688

View: 3437

The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide scholars and students with an engaging and authoritative survey of current thinking in media and gender research. The Companion includes the following features: With each chapter addressing a distinct, concrete set of issues, the volume includes research from around the world to engage readers in a broad array of global and transnational issues and intersectional perspectives. Authors address a series of important questions that have consequences for current and future thinking in the field, including postfeminism, sexual violence, masculinity, media industries, queer identities, video games, digital policy, media activism, sexualization, docusoaps, teen drama, cosmetic surgery, media Islamophobia, sport, telenovelas, news audiences, pornography, and social and mobile media. A range of academic disciplines inform exploration of key issues around production and policymaking, representation, audience engagement, and the place of gender in media studies. The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender is an essential guide to the central ideas, concepts and debates currently shaping media and gender research.
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Mapping BRICS Media

Author: Kaarle Nordenstreng,Daya Kishan Thussu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135445311

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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Mapping BRICS Media is the first comprehensive and comparative study of the emerging media landscape in the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing markets. This pioneering collection focuses on one of the key topics in contemporary international relations - the emergence of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) - a grouping that includes some of the world’s largest populations and fastest growing economies. The volume brings together leading scholars, mainly from the BRICS nations, to examine how the emergence of the BRICS media will impact on global media and communication. Contextualizing the rise of the BRICS nations within the broader shifts in global power relations, the chapters investigate the unprecedented growth of the BRICS media within a ‘multi-polar’ world, evaluating the media landscapes in the individual BRICS countries, their histories, and their journalism practices, as well as analyzing emerging inter-BRICS media relationships. Accessible and comprehensive, the book provides a critical guide to the complex debates about the impact of the ‘rise of the rest’ on the media globe and how far this poses a challenge to the Western-dominated world order and its media systems.
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Global Media Giants

Author: Benjamin Birkinbine,Rodrigo Gomez,Janet Wasko

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317402855

Category: Social Science

Page: 510

View: 9320

Global Media Giants takes an in-depth look at how media corporate power works globally, regionally, and nationally, investigating the ways in which the largest and most powerful media corporations in the world wield power. Case studies examine not only some of the largest media corporations (News Corp., The Microsoft Corporation) in terms of revenues, but also media corporations that hold considerable power within national, regional, or geolinguistic contexts (Televisa, The Bertelsmann Group, Sony Corporation). Each chapter approaches a different corporation through the lens of economy, politics, and culture, giving students and scholars a thoughtful and data-driven guide with which to interrogate contemporary media industry power.
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Global Television Formats

Understanding Television Across Borders

Author: Tasha Oren,Sharon Shahaf

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135889503

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 627

Winner of the 2013 SCMS Best Edited Collection Award For decades, television scholars have viewed global television through the lens of cultural imperialism, focusing primarily on programs produced by US and UK markets and exported to foreign markets. Global Television Formats revolutionizes television studies by de-provincializing its approach to media globalization. It re-examines dominant approaches and their legacies of global/local and center/periphery, and offers new directions for understanding television’s contemporary incarnations. The chapters in this collection take up the format phenomena from around the globe, including the Middle East, Western and Eastern Europe, South and West Africa, South and East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, North America, South America, and the Caribbean. Contributors address both little known examples and massive global hits ranging from the Idol franchise around the world, to telenovelas, dance competitions, sports programming, reality TV, quiz shows, sitcoms and more. Looking to global television formats as vital for various cultural meanings, relationships, and structures, this collection shows how formats can further our understanding of television and the culture of globalization at large.
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The Cosmopolitan Ideal

Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Darren O'Byrne,Sybille De La Rosa

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield International

ISBN: 9781783482306

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

View: 8026

Critically interrogating the popular concept of cosmopolitanism, this book offers new insight of what it means to be a world citizen today.
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Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood

Da'wa, Discourse, and Political Communication

Author: Noha Mellor

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351628054


Page: N.A

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In the wake of the 25 January revolution and the coup that followed in 2013, Egyptian bookstores recorded a significant increase in demand for books by and about the Muslim Brotherhood. However, despite the burgeoning literature on the Brotherhood, knowledge about the movement is still rather limited, particularly with regard to its most strategic tool - media and communications. This book offers a fresh and close look into the communication strategy of the group, focusing on published periodicals, biographies, and websites that represent the voice of the Brotherhood. The book analyses the core mission of the Brotherhood, namely its da?wa (call, invitation to faith) - how it is articulated and how it is defined by the movement as an ideology and a process. Have the media represented a coherent voice of the Brotherhood over the past decades? What can they communicate regarding the Brothers' perception of the needs of their audiences? How have the media served to sustain, preserve, and distinguish the movement for nine decades? The book argues that the Brotherhood media speak with an intermittent voice and deliver an incoherent message whose tone is changeable and fluctuating and cannot be claimed to truly represent the heterogeneity of the group. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach that integrates Media Studies and Social Movement Theory, the book provides a fresh analysis of the Brotherhood movement as an interpretive community and will be a valuable resource for anyone studying Egypt or the Muslim Brotherhood.
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