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- DescriptionDrawing on a textual analysis of over five hundred news reports, Deepa Kumar presents a rare, in-depth study of media representation of the 1997 United Parcel Service (UPS) workers' strike. She delineates the history of the strike, how it coincided with the rise of globalization, and how the mainstream media were pressured to incorporate pro-labor arguments that challenged the dominant logic of neoliberalism.
- Author BiographyDeepa Kumar is an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University.
- Author(s)Deepa Kumar
- PublisherUniversity of Illinois Press
- Date of Publication22/04/2008
- SubjectIndustrial Studies: General
- Series TitleThe History of Communication
- Place of PublicationBaltimore
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Illinois Press
- Content Note5 photographs; 7 tables; 1 appendix
- Weight435 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine534 mm
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