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Cultural Politics and the Mass Media : ALASKA NATIVE VOICES - Patrick J. Daley

Cultural Politics and the Mass Media

ALASKA NATIVE VOICES

Hardcover Published: 9th November 2004
ISBN: 9780252029387
Number Of Pages: 256

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In a series of case studies, Beverly A. James and Patrick J. Daley's Cultural Politics and the Mass Media elegantly reveals how newspapers, radio stations and television programs became strategic sites of Native resistance to the economic and cultural agendas of non-Native settlers. 
 
Through these empirically-grounded studies, the authors demonstrate that freedom for indigenous peoples is not only premised on control over their political economy, but also on their capacity to tell their own stories. In so doing, they develop a powerful, historically grounded argument for understanding cultural persistence as a valuable and vital form of self-determination.
 

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"This book thoroughly documents the ways in which indigenous peoples have used the mass media to resist and persist. It is a work of refreshing criticism that offers multiple insights into continuing Native Alaskan frustrations."

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Introduction: Alaska Natives' Mass-Mediated Challenges to Euro-American Cultural Hegemonyp. 1
Missionary Voices as the Discursive Terrain for Native Resistancep. 21
How Raven Gave Voice to a Talking Newspaper: The Case of the Alaska Fishermanp. 40
Voices of Subsistence in the Technocratic Wilderness: Alaska Natives and the Tundra Timesp. 82
Warming the Arctic Air: Cultural Politics and Alaska Native Radiop. 139
Whose Vision Is It Anyway?: Technology, Community Television, and Cultural Politicsp. 161
Conclusion: Cultural Politics and Indigenous Public Spheresp. 189
References Citedp. 201
Indexp. 215
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ISBN: 9780252029387
ISBN-10: 0252029380
Series: History of Communication
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 9th November 2004
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52

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