International Political Economy Series

The International Political Economy of Communication

Media and Power in South America

Editors: Martens, C., Vivares, E., McChesney, R. (Eds.)

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This collection reflects on the international political economy of media and the valuable lessons to be learned from the media reforms currently taking place across South America. The contributors present a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives on the ongoing battle for media space in South America.

About the authors

Cheryl Martens is Head of Research at the Universidad de las Américas, Quito, Ecuador andSenior Lecturer in the Media School at Bournemouth University, UK. She holds a PhD inSociology from the University of Manchester, UK, and has lectured at universities in Argentina,Ecuador, Slovakia, Japan and the United Kingdom. Her research and publications concentrateon the sociology and political economy of communication and media policy. She is co-editorof Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives (forthcoming 2015).
Ernesto Vivares is Research Professor in the International Relations and CommunicationsDepartment at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Ecuador. Hiswork focuses on the political economy of South American regionalism and development. Hisrecent publications include Financing Regional Growth and the Inter-American DevelopmentBank (2013) and Exploring the New South American Regionalism (2014).<
Robert W. McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department ofCommunication at the University of Illinois, USA. He is the co-founder of Free Press, anational media reform organization. His work concentrates on the history and politicaleconomy of communication, emphasizing the role media play in democratic and capitalistsocieties. McChesney has written or edited 27 books, which have been translated into 31languages, and he is the editor, with John Nerone, of The History of Communication series.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Martens, Cheryl (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

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  • The Struggle for Democratic Media: Lessons from the North and from the Left

    McChesney, Robert W.

    Pages 11-30

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  • Media Democracy and Reform in South America: Lessons for Europe

    McQueen, David

    Pages 31-45

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  • Towards Community and Non-Profit Media Legislation in South America: Challenging Media Power Through Citizen Participation

    Hintz, Arne

    Pages 46-62

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  • The Fight for Public Opinion: From the Mediatization of Politics to the Politicization of the Media in Ecuador

    Cerbino, Mauro (et al.)

    Pages 65-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The International Political Economy of Communication
Book Subtitle
Media and Power in South America
Editors
  • C. Martens
  • E. Vivares
  • R. McChesney
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-43468-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137434685
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-43467-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49302-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 195
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