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

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182 pages

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Description

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:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General