Zheng, Tianyi - Are community radios democratically organized? An analysis of Vancouver Co-operative Radio...

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Term: 
Summer 2017
Degree: 
M.A.
Degree type: 
Extended Essay
Department: 
School of Communication
Faculty: 
Communication, Art & Technology
Senior supervisor: 
Katherine Reilly
Thesis title: 
Are community radios democratically organized? An analysis of Vancouver Co-operative Radio
Given Names: 
Tianyi
Surname: 
Zheng
Abstract: 
Community radio is believed to have the potential to advance participatory communication, and therefore to promote social democracy. This research asks whether community radios are democratically organized in the realization of their mandate to promote wider community democratization. Through the case study of Vancouver Co- operative Radio, how community radios organized themselves and what challenges for democratic organizations in practice are discussed.
Keywords: 
Community Radio; Cooperatives; Organizational Democracy; Vancouver Co-op Radio
Total pages: 
58