Communism, Capitalism and the Mass Media (Hardcover)

Author: Sparks, Colin

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Colin Sparks provides a challenging reassessment of the impact of the collapse of communism on the media systems of Eastern Europe. He analyzes both the changes themselves and their implications for the ways in which we think about the mass media, while also demonstrating that most of the orthodox accounts of the end of communism are seriously flawed. There are much greater continuities between the old system and the new than are captured by the theories that argue that there has been a radical and fundamental change.

Instead of marking the end of critical inquiry or the end of history, as some have suggested, Sparks argues that the collapse of the communist systems demonstrates how very limited and frequently incorrect the

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Publisher Sage Pubns Ltd
Mfg Part# 9780761950745
SKU 204018701
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0761950745
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Sage Publications (CA)
Series Part 167
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