Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780320670 Published November 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781780320687 Published November 2012 For sale in North and South America only

Media, Mobilization, and Human Rights

Mediating Suffering

Tristan Anne Borer

Media, Mobilization, and Human Rights

Tristan Anne Borer

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264 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780320670 Published November 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781780320687 Published November 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: willful ignorance - news production, audience reception, and responses to suffering
1 Humanitarian intervention in the 1990s: cultural remembrance and the reading of Somalia as Vietnam
2 Framing a rights ethos: artistic media and the dream of a culture without borders
3 How editors choose which human rights news to cover: a case study of Mexican newspapers
4 Framing strategies for economic and social rights in the United States
5 ‘Fresh, wet tears’: shock media and human rights awareness campaigns
6 Celebrity diplomats as mobilizers? Celebrities and activism in a hypermediated time
7 Amplifying individual impact: social media’s emerging role in activism
8 The spectacle of suffering and humanitarian intervention in Somalia
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