ERIC Number: ED201017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Communication Methods to Promote Grass-Roots Participation: A Summary of Research Findings from Latin America, and an Annotated Bibilography. Communication and Society No. 6.
O'Sullivan-Ryan, Jeremiah; Kaplun, Mario
Efforts in Latin America to promote public access and participation in mass communication associated with socioeconomic development are summarized in this report. Section one of the report provides a context for the material in the subsequent sections of the report. Section two examines the role of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Agency for International Development (AID), and other international agencies in promoting participatory development. Section three provides an overview of communication strategies for development, a discussion of communication methodology and research in participatory development strategies, and brief reports on 24 participatory development projects undertaken throughout Latin America. An annotated bibliography offers 198 references on the projects mentioned in the report and on the broader subject area of participatory communication development. (RL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).