This volume addresses the acute dilemma of the public sphere, which is by definition open to everyone but in practice often excludes particular groups of people in particular societies at particular points in time. Thus, the theoretical and conceptual issues of participation and democratisation are at the core of this volume. The guiding questions for this collection of articles are therefore: Who has access to the public sphere? How is this access enabled or disabled? Under what conditions is it granted or withheld, and by ...

Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere 2010, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110226058

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Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere 2008, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110188325