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Viewing the South: How Globalization And Western Television Distort Representations of the Developing World,9781572736566
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Viewing the South: How Globalization And Western Television Distort Representations of the Developing World

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ISBN13:

9781572736566

ISBN10:
1572736569
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/30/2007
Publisher(s):
Hampton Pr

Table of Contents

Foreword vi
Introduction 1(2)
Perspectives on Globalisation
3(4)
Part I: The Global Economy
7(4)
Part II: Audience Reception
11(2)
Notes
13(4)
PART I: THE CONTEXT OF CAPITALIST GLOBALISATION
The Global Economy
17(18)
Trade
19(3)
International Debt
22(5)
Aid and Development
27(2)
The Global Casino
29(2)
Discussion
31(2)
Notes
33(2)
Facing the Consequences
35(16)
Inequality
36(6)
The Democratic Deficit
42(6)
Discussion
48(1)
Notes
49(2)
The Culture of Consumerism and the Media
51(22)
The Culture Ideology of Consumerism
52(3)
Consumerism and Television
55(2)
The Media and Globalisation
57(1)
Media Ownership
58(3)
Production
61(3)
Reporting the South
64(3)
Discussion
67(1)
Notes
68(5)
PART II: CONTENT ANALYSIS
News Coverage
73(10)
Types of Coverage
75(5)
Discussion
80(1)
Notes
80(3)
Economics
83(30)
Case Study 1: The Banana War
83(21)
Discussion
104(3)
Case Study 2: Education in Tanzania
107(2)
Discussion
109(1)
Notes
110(3)
Political Coverage
113(30)
Case Study 1: The Nigerian Elections
113(13)
Discussion
126(3)
Case Study II: South Africa
129(5)
Discussion
134(2)
Case Study III: The Mark Thomas Project
136(2)
Discussion
138(2)
Notes
140(3)
Disaster Coverage
143(6)
Hurricane Mitch Retrospective
143(4)
Discussion
147(2)
Consumer Programming
149(32)
Holiday and Travel Programmes
149(1)
Holiday Shows
150(11)
Travel/Adventure Programmes
161(4)
Discussion
165(4)
Discussion
169(3)
Notes
172(9)
PART III: AUDIENCE RECEPTION
Results of Exercises
181(16)
Economics: Debt
181(3)
Economics: Trade
184(2)
Consumer: Travel
186(4)
Disaster Coverage
190(4)
Discussion
194(1)
Notes
195(2)
Results of Group Discussions
197(50)
Economics
199(1)
Debt
200(6)
Trade
206(3)
Aid/Development
209(3)
Climate Change
212(2)
Portrayals and Experience of Poverty in Britain
214(6)
Consumer Pressure
220(2)
Holiday Programmes
222(3)
September 11 and Afghanistan
225(8)
Repetition/Negativity
233(3)
What's Interesting
236(3)
Notes
239(2)
Discussion
241(4)
Notes
245(2)
Conclusion
247(14)
Television and Globalisation
248(1)
Reporting the South
249(1)
Audience Responses
250(2)
Television and Democracy
252(3)
Practical Recommendations
255(2)
Further Suggestions
257(3)
Notes
260(1)
Appendices
261(6)
Appendix A: The Concept and Measure of Development
261(1)
Appendix B: New Regional Trade Agreements: NAFTA and the FTAA
262(1)
Appendix C: Television Coverage of the Rwandan Crises
263(3)
Appendix D: Television Coverage of the Floods in Mozambique
266(1)
Bibliography 267(12)
Author Index 279(4)
Subject Index 283


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