Reclaiming the Public Sphere

Communication, Power and Social Change

  • Tina Askanius
  • Liv Stubbe Østergaard

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Communication for Social Change book series (PSCSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Tina Askanius, Liv Stubbe Østergaard
      Pages 1-12
  3. Theorising Communication for Social Change and the Transformation of Public Spheres

  4. Contemporary Drivers of Social Change: Art, Technology and Public Pedagogy

  5. Practitioners and Practices: New Communication for Social Change Perspectives and Initiatives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Rikke Frank Jørgensen
      Pages 151-166
    3. Nicky Morrison, Martin Davies
      Pages 201-218
    4. Oscar Hemer, Thomas Tufte
      Pages 219-223
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 225-231

About this book


This volume brings together a range of different specialists in the arts and cultural industries, as well as international academics and public intellectuals, to explore how media and communication practices for social change are currently being reconfigured in both conceptual and rhetorical terms.


Communication for development social change public spheres participation social media public intellectual empowerment social movements human rights communication rights community media edutainment advocacy communication women's rights communication democratization gender globalization Internet media Nation radio rhetoric SMS transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Tina Askanius
    • 1
  • Liv Stubbe Østergaard
    • 2
  1. 1.Lund UniversitySweden
  2. 2.Roskilde UniversityDenmark

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