Book Review - Development Communication: Reframing the Role of Media

  • Wilson Halder University of Guelph 50 Stone Road East Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 whalder@uoguelph.ca CANADA
Keywords: ICTs, Community Development, ICTs for Development

Abstract

Development Communication: Reframing the Role of Media is a book that offers an overview of the history of development communication while exploring the main actors of the field and world culture.

The author, Thomas McPhail, has written a book with a strong theoretical focus on development communication studies ranging from modernization theories to the movements of liberation theology to participatory communication, cultural imperialism and education-entertainment. Readers will find this book useful for understanding past, present and possible future directions of the development communication field.

 

Author Biography

Wilson Halder, University of Guelph 50 Stone Road East Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 whalder@uoguelph.ca CANADA

Graduate Student (At present time)

Masters in Capacity Development and Extensions (MSc.)

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development

University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East

Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1

whalder@uoguelph.ca

Completed undergraduate degree in Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology (H.BSc.) at McMaster University (April 2010)

 

Published
2012-06-06
How to Cite
Halder, W. (2012). Book Review - Development Communication: Reframing the Role of Media. The Journal of Community Informatics, 8(3). Retrieved from http://ci-journal.org/index.php/ciej/article/view/899