Publisher description for Communication for development in the Third World : theory and practice / Srinivas R. Melkote.

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This book analyzes the theoretical perspectives and research approaches in development communication which have emerged over the last four decades and chronicles the process through which scholars and practitioners have sharpened their insights into the role of development communications in Third World nations. The author identifies every historical era in the field of development communication and comprehensively discusses all theoretical perspectives and research approaches which gained currency in each period.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Communication in economic development -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.