Media and Governance in Latin America

"This edited book aims at bringing together a range of contemporary expertise that can shed light on the relationship between media pluralism in Latin America and processes of democratization and social justice.

Media and Governance in Latin America

"This edited book aims at bringing together a range of contemporary expertise that can shed light on the relationship between media pluralism in Latin America and processes of democratization and social justice. In doing so, the authors of the book provide empirically grounded theoretical insight into the extent to which questions about media pluralism-broadly understood as the striving for diverse and inclusive media spheres-are an essential part of scholarly debates on democratic governance. The rise in recent years of authoritarianism, populism and nationalism, both in fragile and stable democratic systems, makes media pluralism an intellectual and empirical cornerstone of any debate about the future of democratic governance around the world. This book-useful for students and researchers on topics such as Media, Communications, Latin American Studies and Politics-aims to make a contribution to such debate by approaching some pressing questions about the relationship of Latin American governments with media structures, journalistic practices, the communication capabilities of vulnerable populations and the expressive opportunities of the general public"--

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Media and Governance in Latin America
Language: en
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Authors: Ximena Orchard, Sara Garcia Santamaria, Julieta Brambila, Jairo Lugo-Ocando
Categories: Cultural pluralism in mass media
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"This edited book aims at bringing together a range of contemporary expertise that can shed light on the relationship between media pluralism in Latin America and processes of democratization and social justice. In doing so, the authors of the book provide empirically grounded theoretical insight into the extent to which
Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Jorge I. Domínguez, Michael Shifter
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-31 - Publisher: JHU Press

After more than a century of assorted dictatorships and innumerable fiscal crises, the majority of Latin America's states are governed today by constitutional democratic regimes. Some analysts and scholars argue that Latin America weathered the 2008 fiscal crisis much better than the United States. How did this happen? Jorge I.
Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Anita Breuer, Yanina Welp
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities related to the spread of
Media Movements
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: María Soledad Segura, Silvio Waisbord
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-15 - Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

*Winner of the AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize 2017* Social movements throughout contemporary Latin America are successfully influencing and shaping media policy. In this highly original, detailed, and in-depth study, Silvio Waisbord and María Soledad Segura scrutinize the goals, tactics, and impact of civic media movements across the region, demonstrating the
The Politics of Technology in Latin America (Volume 1)
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Avery Plaw, Barbara Carvalho Gurgel, David Ramírez Plascencia
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book analyses the arrival of emerging and traditional information and technology for public and economic use in Latin America. It focuses on the governmental, economic and security issues and the study of the complex relationship between citizens and government. The book is divided into three parts: • ‘Digital data