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Comparatively Speaking : Communication and Culture Across Space and Time - Jay G. Blumler

Comparatively Speaking

Communication and Culture Across Space and Time

By: Jay G. Blumler (Editor), Jack M. McLeod (Editor), Karl Erik Rosengren (Editor)

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Published: 1st February 1992
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This book provides an authoritative state-of-the-art review of comparative approaches to communication research in the context of time and location. Perspectives unique to mass, interpersonal, political, cultural and organizational communication are explored, while descriptions of well-known empirical projects reveal how collaborations worked and how problems were addressed across different periods and cultures.<P><B></B></P>Comparatively Speaking </B>serves both as a student text and as a stimulus to further research in comparative communication research.</P>

Introduction: Different Approaches
An Introduction to Comparative Communication Research
Managing Theoretical Diversity in Cross-National Studies of Political Communication
Comparison, Yes, But -- the Case of Technological and Cultural Change
Exemplars
Applying a Comparative Approach to Expectancy Violations Theory
The Dynamics of Cable Television in the United States, Britain and France
Mothers and Lovers
Managing Women's Role Conflicts in American and British Soap Operas
The Summit as Media Event
The Reagan/Gorbachev Meeting on US, Italian and Soviet Television
The Structural Invariance of Change
Comparative Studies of Media Use (Some Results from a Swedish Research Program)
Magazine Advertising Content in Sweden and the United States
Stable Patterns of Change, Variable Levels of Stability
Communication and Cultural Change in China
Theories on Interpersonal Communication Styles from a Japanese Perspective
A Sociological Approach
Conclusions
Comparative Communication Research
From Exploration to Consolidation
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ISBN: 9780803941731
ISBN-10: 0803941730
Series: Sage Annual Reviews of Communication Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 1st February 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.36