1. Comparative Research and the History of Communication Studies

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. John D. H. Downing

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch1

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Downing, J. D. H. (2012) Comparative Research and the History of Communication Studies, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. Southern Illinois University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278

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Keywords:

  • transnational media research, comparative research;
  • framing comparative communication research;
  • comparative, atypical nations, striving to escape US/UK media hegemony;
  • “Third Cinema”, revolutionary in the Global South, subversive, democratic;
  • Latin America, East Asia, and East-Central Europe, a comparative work

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Framing Comparative Communication Research

  • Comparative Communication Research on Global Regions

  • Comparative Medium-Specific Research

  • Comparative Studies of Media and Society

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • Notes

  • References