The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy

Edited by Robin Mansell and Marc Raboy, 2011

Co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell, this book offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. It provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field, including contributions from western and eastern Europe, North and Central America, Africa and Asia.

The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy offers new conceptual frameworks and new methodologies for mapping the contours of emergent global media and communication policy, drawing on theory and empirical research to offer multiple perspectives on the local, national, regional and global forums in which policy debate occurs. This book is ed

ited by IAMCR members Robin Mansell and Marc Raboy, and most of its 33 chapters are authored by IAMCR members.

This is one of a series of three Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research, co-published by and IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell. The series offers definitive, state-of-the art handbooks that bring a global per-spective to their subjects. These volumes are designed to define an intellectual terrain: its historic emergence; its key theoretical paradigms; its transnational evolution; key empirical research and case study exemplars; and possible future directions.

Series Editor Annabelle Sreberny is past President of IAMCR and Director of Studies in Global Media and Post-National Communication at School of Oriental and African Studies in London.

This title is in the series Global Handbooks in Media and Communications, co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell.

IAMCR members are eligible for a 30% discount on this or any other title in the series (valid until 31 December 2025). To access the discount send an email to

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Title: Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy
Editors: Robin Mansell and Marc Raboy
Published:    April 2011
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages: 600 pp
ISBN: 978-1-4051-9871-4

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