ERIC Number: ED233322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Books and the Mass Media: Modes of Interaction in the USSR. Studies on Books and Reading No. 10.
Stelmakh, V. D.
Dealing with the interrelationship of the book to other forms of mass communication in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), this report focuses on the sociological issues involved and the responses of the public to the various channels of communication. Sections of the report deal with the following topics: (1) the building of the mass communications system in the USSR and its present condition, (2) the future of the book in the USSR, (3) research of the mass communications system, (4) research methods and management, (5) theoretical premises of the research, (6) the place of books and mass media in the leisure time budgets of citizens of the USSR, (7) functional features of mass media and books, and (8) the prestige of books. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: One of a series prepared as background material for the World Congress on Books (London, England, June 7-11, 1982).