Book Chapter

Communication, development and social change: future agendas

Chapter Author
Florencia Enghel



This anthology interrogates what "global" means in the context of "communication," and who benefits from global communication practices and industries. Emerging scholars contribute their unique perspectives in communication scholarship, charting innovative directions for research that connects empirical evidence with pressing questions of social significance. This critical reflection leads to considering problems that result from the way global communication becomes mobilized, in the practice of journalism and development as well as the ICT industry.

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    Book Chapter (peer reviewed)
  • Anthology:
    Global Communication: New Agendasin Communication
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About the Author

Florencia Enghel

I am a Postdoctoral Researcher within the Leading Research Environment "Global Media Studies and the Politics of Mediated Communication". My research has focused on the role of communication in the practice and the project of international develop... Read more


Enghel, F. (2013). Communication, development and social change: future agendas. In: W. Karin, S. Kumar and J. Straubhaar, eds., Global Communication: New Agendasin Communication, Oxon: Routledge.