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Civic Discourse and Digital Age Communications in the Middle East by Hussein Y. Amin, Leo A. Gher

Civic Discourse and Digital Age Communications in the Middle East



Civic Discourse and Digital Age Communications in the Middle East by Hussein Y. Amin, Leo A. Gher

This work is a collection of the best research reports and essays gathered globally by the editors over a three-year period. World-renowned experts from the Arab region as well as the West have authored most of the chapters. Seven sections divide the text, and each investigates compelling, timely questions for today's communication professionals. Because of its focus on communications and new media, this volume may be used at colleges and universities worldwide. It will impact numerous academic disciplines and the professional world as well. A wide range of curricula may adopt the text as supplementary reading for courses in political science, speech and rhetoric, public relations, sociology, communications, journalism, diplomacy and government.

About the Author

LEO A. GHER is Associate Professor and Director fo the Brown Media Management Lab housed at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale,Illinois. Director Gher is credited with nore than 75 educational and professional presentations and publications. He is member of the editorial board of Transitional Broadcasting Studies and is author of a forthcoming text, The Art & Science of Media Economics:Marketing & Management Strategies for the 21st Century. GHer comes to academia from a professional background,and is widely recognized as an expert in media economics,cross-cultural communications,and management.HUSSEIN Y. AMIN is Associate Professor and Senior Fellow in the School of Business,Economics and Communications at the American University in Cairo. He is founding board member of the Arab-U.S. Assocaition for Communication Educators,the senior editor of Transitional Broadcasting Studies, on the editorial board of the Journal of African Studies, and memebr fo the advisory board of the Journal of International Communication. Dr. Amin is acknowledged as the foremost authority on Arab media regulation and privatization,and global braodcasting in developing countries.

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Publication date

8th February 2000


Hussein Y. Amin, Leo A. Gher

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Ablex Publishing Corporation an imprint of ABC-CLIO


332 pages


Communication studies
Semantics, discourse analysis, etc



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