Lec 7 - Media Globalization

Lec 7 - Media Globalization - Media Globalization...

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Media Globalization Challenging the State?
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Key Concepts Nation-State Discrete political unit under common government “the state;” based on some notion of common identity “the nation.” Sovereignty Having supreme and absolute power to make laws and control the political affairs of the state. Freedom and autonomy from international influence. Global Civil Society Refers to the “associational revolution” that has taken place internationally as like-minded individuals are able to use ICTs (information communication technologies) such as the Internet and Satellite TV to network around particular political issues or transnational ethnic identities. Dictators Dilemma Something that is valuable to the dictator for economic and governance reasons but also holds out the possibility of undermining authoritarian control.
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Global Civil Society Who are the players? All kinds of transnational “non-state” actors that influence
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course PSCI 0413 taught by Professor Lewis during the Winter '10 term at Middlebury.

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