Hedy Lamarr Lectures: Pippa Norris

31. Mai 2010
31. Mai, 18.15
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Cosmopolitan Communications:
Cultural Diversity in a Globalized World

Pippa Norris, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Societies have experienced a flood of information from diverse channels originating far beyond local communities and even national borders, transmitted through the rapid expansion of mass communications. This is a core component of the broader phenomenon of globalization. The late twentieth century witnessed a decisive shift in the scale, density, and velocity of interactions which cut across the territorial boundaries of the nation-state. These profound changes are widely observed. But the consequences - especially the impact of the penetration of the mass media into geographically-isolated cultures which were previously stranded at the periphery of modern communication grids - are far from clear. A new study tries to give answers based on empirical evidence from the World Values Survey, which covers 90 societies worldwide from 1981 to 2007.

Matthias Karmasin, ÖAW, Universität Klagenfurt

Video zum Vortrag von Pippa Norris
etalks.tv: Cultural Diversity in a Globalized World


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