Disciplines in the field of communication for development and social change

R. Lie, J. Servaes

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of subdisciplines in the field of Communication for Development and Social Change. Different subdisciplines of communication science are analyzed to assess their connection to the field. Building on these subdisciplines the article reviews health communication, agricultural extension and rural communication, and environmental communication as practice-based subdisciplines of Communication for Development and Social Change. By assessing the current development and communication approaches within the different subdisciplines, the article aims to better understand the current state-of-the-art of the field and identify future imperatives.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-258
JournalCommunication Theory
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • natural-resource management
  • innovation networks
  • perspective
  • systems

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