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Policy Advocacy

  • Robert G. PicardEmail author
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Part of the Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business book series (GMPB)

Abstract

This chapter explores the roles and participants in policy advocacy, how advocates participate in policy processes, the development of policy coalitions, networks and social movements, whether media and communication reform advocacy has become a social movement, typical advocacy activities, how and why advocacy fails, challenges faced by scholars engaging in advocacy and ethical issues of advocacy.

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Suggested Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Reuters InstituteUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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