This guide is intended for people working in research and development. It introduces participatory development communication concepts, discusses the use of effective two-way communication approaches, and presents a methodology to plan, develop and evaluate communication strategies.
Exploring how television tells stories about poverty in ideological ways, this book examines how poverty is explained on factual, fictional, and fund-raising television. The book's central contention is that presentation masks the extent and character of poverty.
This volume consists of two parts, the first focusing on alternative media more generally and the second focusing on alternative radio.
This article discusses the impact of multilateral trade negotiations, particularly trade in goods and services and its consequences for communications futures in India. It argues that the neo-liberal policies espoused by the World Trade Organization have begun to shape domestic practices and inform attitudes to communications priorities.
Around the world, citizens in local communities are utilising ICTs to underpin the creation of a participatory and democratic vision of the network society. Embedded in the richness and diversity of community practice, a vision of a 'civil network society' is emerging.
This Second Edition of Communication for Development in the Third World builds on the framework provided by the earlier edition. However, this edition is organized conceptually where the first edition was organized historically.
This Second Edition is thoroughly revised and reorganized with expanded coverage of international, development, and cross-cultural communication and new chapters.
This book is a close examination of the struggle over micro radio. Throughout this research micro radio is viewed as a site of social activity, a unique cultural and historical bond where ideas about the relationship between media and democracy are explored. This work is the first to spotlight this emerging social movement and uses critical historical analysis to provide a description of it.
This book aims to highlight Paolo Freire's influence on both the theory and practice of communications for development. It focuses on Freire's pedagogy and its implications for emancipation through learning.
This report from the ICT4Peace project describes the background to the project before presenting selected examples of how information technology has been used for the prevention of conflict and to aid with recovery.