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Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media

John D. H. Downing Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
© 2011   632 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Hardcover ISBN: 9780761926887 £120.00
This one-volume encyclopedia features around 250 essays on the varied experiences of social movement media over the planet in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Thematic essays address selected issues such as human rights media, indigenous peoples' media, and environmentalist media, and on key concepts widely used in the field such as alternative media, citizens' media, and community media. The Encyclopedia engages with all communication media: broadcasting, print, cinema, the Internet, popular song, street theatre, graffiti and dance. The entries are designed to be relatively brief with clear, accessible and current information.

Students, researchers, media activists and others interested in this field will find this to be a valuable resource. Recommend this title to your library today!

Key Themes

Cinema, Television and Video

Concept and Topic Overviews

Cultural Contestations

Feminist Media

Gay and Lesbian Media

Human Rights Media

Independence Movement Media

Indigenous Peoples' Media

Information Policy Activism


Labor Media


Performance Art Media

Popular Song



Social Movement Media


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