The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy

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Robin Mansell, Marc Raboy
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 12, 2011 - Social Science - 600 pages
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The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences.
  • Provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field
  • Includes contributions from western and eastern Europe, North and Central America, Africa and Asia
  • Offers new conceptual frameworks and new methodologies for mapping the contours of emergent global media and communication policy
  • Draws on theory and empirical research to offer multiple perspectives on the local, national, regional and global forums in which policy debate occurs

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Figures and Tables
The Evolution of GMCP Institutions
Whose Global Village?
Free Flow Doctrine in Global Media Policy
Deconstructing the Free Marketplace of Ideas Contextualizing the Free Flow of Information Balanced United Nations Declarations
A Business Perspective
Power Fantasy and the Limits of Global
Power Dynamics in Multistakeholder Policy Processes
Economic Approaches to Media Policy
Postcolonial Media Policy Under the Long Shadow of Empire
Bilateral Trade Agreements as Instruments
ICT Policymaking and International Trade Agreements in
Communication and Regional Trade Agreements
Crystallizing Strategic Policy and Trade Issues
Legislation Regulation and Management in the South African

The Relevance
Global Media Policy and Crisis States
Product and Victim? of Public
Communications Policy
Tiding Over the Rupture
Whose Democracy? Rightsbased Discourse and Global
Global Media Policy and Cultural Pluralism
The Emergent Supranational Arab Media Policy Sphere
The Mediterranean Arab Mosaic between Free Press
Regulation as Linguistic Engineering
Struggling for Space
The Environment and Global Media and Communication Policy
Antiterrorism and the Harmonization of Media
Positive and Negative Internet Regulation in the Interests of Children
Revolutionary Road? The Audiovisual Media Services Directive2007
Back to the Future?

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About the author (2011)

Robin Mansell is Professor of New Media and the Internet, former Head of the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Marc Raboy is Professor and Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University.

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