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Diversity in transcultural and international communication / edited by Carola Richter, Indira Dupuis, Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz.
Published:
Zürich : LIT, [2016]

©2016
Description:
ii, 194 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
"This volume contributes to diversity research within communication studies taking into consideration the representation and implementation of social and cultural diversity in the public sphere, particularly in the mass media. In the first part, concepts of diversity are outlined with respect to a normative claim. In the second part, the focus lies on particular political decision-making and implementation of diversity measures in media regulation, public diplomacy and science. The last part presents analyses regarding the construction of diversity in internationally traded TV programmes."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Other Authors:
Dupuis, Indira.

Richter, Carola.
ISBN:
3643906099

9783643906090

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Summary

This volume contributes to diversity research within communication studies, taking into consideration the representation and implementation of social and cultural diversity in the public sphere, particularly in the mass media. In the first part, concepts of diversity are outlined with respect to a normative claim. In the second part, the focus lies on particular political decision-making and implementation of diversity measures in media regulation, public diplomacy, and science. The last part presents an analysis of the construction of diversity in internationally traded TV programs. (Series:?Media:?Research and Science / Medien: Forschung und Wissenschaft, Vol. 37) [Subject: Communication Studies, Media Studies]


Author Notes

Carola Richter is Junior Professor for International Communication at Freie Universitt Berlin.
Indira Dupuis is Senior Researcher in the Project Media Functions in Transition - Eastern Europe 1989 and North Africa 2011 in Comparison at Freie Universitt Berlin.
Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz is Professor for Communication and Media Studies at the University of Bremen.


Table of Contents

Indira Dupuis and Carola Richter and Stefanie Averbeck-LietzBarbara Thomass and Indira DupuisChristine HorzTim KarisMaja Muhic and Linda ZiberiMargrit E. KaufmannChristine LinkeAnne Grüne
Introductionp. 1
Part I Concepts of Diversity in the Media
Media Implications of Diversity: As a Reality, as a Normative Concept and as a Pragmatic Concept for Human Resources Managementp. 15
The Politics of Diversity and Public Service Media in Germanyp. 35
Part II Institutional Implementation of Diversity Strategies
Religious Diversity as a Media Regulation Issue: The Changing Frameworks in German and Dutch Public Broadcasting Regulationp. 69
The Accommodation of Diversity in the Republic of Macedonia: The Different Approaches to Diversity and the Applicability of this Concept in Non-EU Contextsp. 91
"Diversity is Our Business": Research-based Diversity Concepts and Their Impact on the Public Use and the Organizational Implementation of Diversityp. 121
Part III Representation and Construction of Diversity in Entertainment
Identity, Diversity and Difference: An Exploration of the Transmedia Experiences of Fashion Reality Television and Social Mediap. 147
Cultural Diversity in Transcultural Entertainment Shows: From Integrative to Post-Integrative Politics of Representation?p. 167
Authors' Information & Acknowledgementsp. 191