Conventional wisdom views globalization as a process that heralds the diminishing role or even 'death' of the state and the rise of transnational media and transnational consumption, that defy state control or regulation. This book questions these assumptions and shows that the nation-state never left and is still a force to be reckoned with.
About the Author
Terry Flew is Professor of Media and Communications at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He is the author of The Creative Industries, Culture and Policy, Global Creative Industries, New Media: An Introduction and Media Economics. He chairs the Global Communication and Social Change Division of the International Communications Association. Petros Iosifidis is Professor in Media Policy at City University London, UK. He is the author of five books and has published extensively in refereed journals. He serves as an ESRC Peer Review College reviewer and as a national expert for EU projects. He is Editor of the International Journal of Digital Television.Jeanette Steemers is Co-Director of the Communications and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster, UK. She has published widely on TV exports, media industries and children's television, and her work has been funded by the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust and the AHRC.