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Author Kumar, Deepa, 1968-

Title Outside the box : corporate media, globalization, and the UPS strike / Deepa Kumar.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  331.89281 K96o 2007    ---  Available
Description xviii, 237 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The history of communication
History of communication.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-225) and index.
Contents Globalization and the media: Globalization and the UPS strike -- Understanding the corporate media: the dominance/resistance model -- Media coverage of the UPS strike -- "Us" and "them": the nationalist narrative in network television news -- Breaking through: newspaper coverage of the UPS strike -- The battle for hegemony: how did the Teamsters win? -- Theory and lessons -- Retheorizing resistance in communication and media studies -- Conclusion: lessons of the UPS strike -- Appendix: an interview with Ron Carey: the story of a militant union leader.
Subject United Parcel Service Strike, 1997.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- United States.
United Parcel Service -- History.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America -- History.
ISBN 9780252075896 (pbk)
0252075897 (pbk)
9780252031724 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252031725 (cloth : alk. paper)

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