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Food politics: media and human rights

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posted on 2023-05-25, 01:24 authored by Alana MannAlana Mann
Centre for Media Studies School of Social Sciences & The University of Sydney a Workshop on Media and Transnational Civil Society and a talk by Dr. Alana Mann (Media & Communication, University of Sydney) On Food Politics: Media and Human Rights Date : 01st December 2015 Dr Alana Mann teaches media studies, public opinion and international relations in the BA(MECO), Masters of Strategic Public Relations and Bachelor of International and Global Studies. The focus of her research is political communication, specifically the engagement of non-state actors in international politics. She applies an interdisciplinary approach with a strong focus on democracy, social justice and citizenship that is reflected in her focus on the power relations between the media, governments, institutions and civil society actors in the field of food politics. Dr. Mann published widely which includes her recent book Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan). The book draws on grounded case studies of agrarian movements in countries including Chile, Mexico and Spain to theories a diversity of counter-movement organising strategies and political alliances.


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Proceedings of the 2015 Media and Transnational Civil Society




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School of Creative Arts and Media


Jawaharlal Nehru University

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Media and Transnational Civil Society

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New Delhi

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Communication across languages and culture

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