The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change.pdf
Karin Gwinn Wilkins is Professor in the Department of Radio, TV, and Film at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, where she is also Associate Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and chair of the Global Studies Bridging Disciplines Program. Prof Wilkins has won numerous awards for her teaching and research, which focuses on development communication, global communication, and political engagement. She is the author of Home/Land/Security: What We Learn about Arab Communities from Action-Adventure Film (2008), Re-Developing Communication for Social Change (2000), and is a prolific contributor to journals including the Journal of Communication and Media, Culture & Society . Thomas Tufte is Professor of Communication at Roskilde University, Denmark. An experienced director of international research projects, he is the author or editor of a dozen books including Living with the Rubbish Queen: Telenovelas, Culture and Modernity in Brazil (2000), as well as more than fifty research papers published in books and journals. Prof Tufte is a former UNESCO Chair of Communication at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and was a long-standing council member of the International Association for Media and Communication Research. He is widely consulted by high-profile international development agencies including UNESCO and the World Bank. Rafael Obregon is Chief of Communication for Development at the United Nations Children's Fund, New York, and a former Associate Professor in the School of Media Arts & Studies at Ohio University, USA. With more than two decades of academic experience in development and health communication, he has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on related topics, and co-edited The Handbook of Global Health Communication (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) alongside Silvio Waisbord.
Introduction Karin Gwinn Wilkins, Thomas Tufte, & Rafael Obregon Part I. Communicating Development and Social Change 1. Development Communication & Social Change in Historical Context Pradip Ninan Thomas 2. Globalization and Development Toby Miller 3. Political Economy of Development James Pamment 4. Advocacy Communication Karin Gwinn Wilkins 5. Equality & Human Rights Cees Hamelink 6. Public Health Colin Chasi 7. Multiculturalism and Indigenous Communities Alfonso Gumucio-Dagron 8. Communication, Development, and the Natural Environment Elske van de Fliert 9. Emerging Issues Karin Wilkins Part II. Developing Strategic Communication for Social Change 10. The Strategic Politics of Participatory Communication Silvio Waisbord 11. Rethinking Entertainment-Education for Development & Social Change Rafael Obregon and Thomas Tufte 12. Storytelling for Social Change Kate Winskell & Daniel Enger 13. Theatre for Development David Kerr 14. Media Development James Deane 15. Economics and Communication for Development and Social Change Emile McAnany 16. Peace Communication for Social Change Ana Fernandez Viso 17. Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Neil McKee, Antje Becker-Benton, & Emily Bockh 18. A Participatory Framework for researching and evaluating Communication for Development and Social Change Jo Tacchi & June Lennie 19. Emerging Issues Rafael Obregon Part III: Activist Approaches for Development and Social Change 20. Social Movement Media John D.H. Downing 21. Transnational Civil Society and Social Movements Anastasia Kavada 22. Communication for Transparency and Social Accountability Norbert Wildermuth 23. Citizens' Journalism Clemencia Rodriguez & Ana Maria Miralles 24. Citizen's media Rosa Maria Alfaro Moreno 25. Community Radio Tanja Bosch 26. Youth-Generated Media Joe F. Khalil 27. Video for change Tina Askanius 28. Emerging Issues Thomas Tufte Index
This valuable resource offers a wealth of practical and conceptual guidance to all those engaged in struggles for social justice around the world. It explains in accessible language and painstaking detail how to deploy and to understand the tools of media and communication in advancing the goals of social, cultural, and political change. A stand-out reference on a vital topic of primary international concern, with a rising profile in communications and media research programs Multinational editorial team and global contributors Covers the history of the field as well as integrating and reconceptualising its diverse perspectives and approaches Provides a fully formed framework of understanding and identifies likely future developments Features a wealth of insights into the critical role of digital media in development communication and social change