Media Beyond Socialism: Theory And Practice In East-central Europe, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Media Beyond Socialism

Theory And Practice In East-central Europe, 1st Edition

By Slavko Splichal


182 pages

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Media Beyond Socialism treats the changing relationships among media, state, economy, and civil society in the current period of transition in East Europe from socialism to the establishment of Western-type democracies. Analyzing the relevance of mass communication and particularly of the media in the democratization process, the book addresses suc

Table of Contents

Preface -- Civil Society, the Information Revolution, and Communication Rights and Freedoms -- Media and Democratization in East-Central Europe -- Economic Restructuring and Democratization: Privatization as the "Magic Key"? -- The Mobilization of the State and the Control of Media Organizations -- Postsocialism and the Media: Between Paternalism and Pluralism

About the Author

Slavko Splichal is professor of communication science and sociology of information processes at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General