Global Communication and Transnational Public Spheres

Global Communication and Transnational Public Spheres

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This book explores global communication issues in an international relations context. Crack radically reconstructs classic Habermasian theory to take account of contemporary developments such as global media, the evolving nature of state sovereignty and international civil society.This is partly evidenced by increasing participation in international civil society initiatives, such as the anticorporate movement, or the Make Poverty History campaign. Globalization, then, may be conceived as a dualistic phenomenon, a process of dynamic tension between oppositional tendencies. A unifying theme in these trends is the pivotal role of ... ICT have become icons of modernity, generating the latest stage of capitalist development: the a€œknowledge economy.a€ ICT are alsoanbsp;...

Title:Global Communication and Transnational Public Spheres
Author:Angela Crack
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2008-02-05


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