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Advanced Topics in Communication Studies: Globalization and Social Change  

036:157:001/COMM:4157:0001 Prof. Jiyeon Kang
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Reference Materials

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Selected Books

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The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization - George Ritzer
Call Number: Main Reference Collection JZ1318 .W543 2012
ISBN: 9781405188241
Publication Date: 2012-03-27

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Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media
ISBN: 0761926887
Available online only in Sage eReference.

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Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice - Gary L. Anderson (Editor); Kathryn G. Herr (Editor)
Call Number: Main Reference Collection FOLIO HM671 .E53 2007
ISBN: 9781412918121
Publication Date: 2007-04-13
Available online and in print

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Music, Social Media and Global Mobility - Ole J. Mjos
Call Number: Rita Benton Music Library ML3916 .M56 2012
ISBN: 9780415882743
Publication Date: 2011-12-22

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Social Media - Hana S. Noor Al-Deen (Editor); John Allen Hendricks (Editor)
Call Number: Engineering Library HM742 .S6286 2012
ISBN: 9780739167298
Publication Date: 2011-11-10

News Databases

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