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Communication and democratic reform in South Africa [electronic resource] / Robert B. Horwitz.

By: Horwitz, Robert Britt.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Communication, society, and politics: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xx, 409 p.).ISBN: 0511012217 (electronic bk.); 9780511012211 (electronic bk.); 0511031580 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511031588 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511046855 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511046858 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780521791663; 0521791669; 9780511510151 (electronic bk.); 0511510152 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Communication policy -- South Africa | Democracy -- South Africa | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Communication Studies | Electronic books | Electronic books | Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi | Massamedia | Overheidsbeleid | Democratie | D�emocratie -- Afrique du Sud | Politique de la communication -- Afrique du Sud | M�edias -- Afrique du Sud | Demokratisierung | Kommunikation | S�udafrika <Staat>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Communication and democratic reform in South Africa.DDC classification: 302.2/0968 Other classification: 05.05 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview; Chapter 2 The Ancien R�egime in the South African Communications Sector; Chapter 3 Sharing Power without Losing Control�Z: Reform Apartheid and the New Politics of Resistance; Chapter 4 Control Will Not Pass to Us�Z: The Reform Process in Broadcasting; Chapter 5 All Shall Call�Z: The Telecommunications Reform Process; Chapter 6 Free but Responsible�Z: The Battle over the Press and the Reform of the South African Communication Service
Summary: The book examines the reform of the communication sector in South Africa in the transition from apartheid to democracy. It studies the complex political process by which broadcasting, telecommunications, the state information agency, and the print press were transformed from apartheid-aligned apparatuses to accountable democratic institutions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-393) and index.

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Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview; Chapter 2 The Ancien R�egime in the South African Communications Sector; Chapter 3 Sharing Power without Losing Control�Z: Reform Apartheid and the New Politics of Resistance; Chapter 4 Control Will Not Pass to Us�Z: The Reform Process in Broadcasting; Chapter 5 All Shall Call�Z: The Telecommunications Reform Process; Chapter 6 Free but Responsible�Z: The Battle over the Press and the Reform of the South African Communication Service

The book examines the reform of the communication sector in South Africa in the transition from apartheid to democracy. It studies the complex political process by which broadcasting, telecommunications, the state information agency, and the print press were transformed from apartheid-aligned apparatuses to accountable democratic institutions.

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Communication and democratic reform in South Africa by Horwitz, Robert Britt. ©2001
Communication and democratic reform in South Africa by Horwitz, Robert Britt. ©2001
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