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Media and identity in Africa

by Middleton, John

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Published by Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kimani Njogu and John Middleton
    SeriesInternational African seminars -- 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP92.A35 M43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25558226M
    ISBN 10074863522X
    ISBN 109780748635221
    OCLC/WorldCa277068732

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Vol. 32, No. 4, July ”. South Africa offers a rich context for the study of the interrelationship between the media and identity.

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Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa examines the role that popular media could play to encourage political debate, provide information for development, or critique the very definitions of ‘democracy’ and ‘development’.

Drawing on diverse case studies from various regions of the African continent, essays employ a range of theoretical and methodological.

The seminar was the most recent of a long series of meetings held in Africa by the International African Institute, London, and was funded by the Ford Foundation, Office of Eastern Africa. The Institute was founded in London inas a research and publishing organization independent of governmental, missionary, or commercial control.

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Exploring the media as an institution, this volume also introduces the topics of media regulation and content. The nature of communications policy is explained, following overviews of internal and external media regulation.

Strategic ways of managing the media are discussed in addition to the guide's analysis of the ways that media presents issues of identity, race, gender, sexual orientation 5/5. The media play a key role in post-apartheid South Africa and is often positioned at the centre of debates around politics, identity and culture.

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