Civil Society, Media, and Globalization in Catalonia

Mireya Folch‐Serra and Joan Nogue‐Font

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print June 2001 | ISBN: 9780199242146
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599651 | DOI:
 Civil Society, Media, and Globalization in Catalonia

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Considers the impact of globalization on the capacity to establish and maintain public space in the specific setting of Catalonia, as evidenced by the coverage of globalization issues in the Catalan media. Traits of civil society such as the dialogue established by individuals and institutions, the incorporation of individuals into groups through institutions, and the political spaces enclosing cultural, religious, and social alliances are represented and discussed in the Catalan media. The chapter's main objective is to assess, in the light of Catalan publications dating from the 1800s to 1997, the role played by the media in the formation and preservation of local identity in Catalonia.

Keywords: Catalonia; globalization; media; nationalism

Chapter.  8586 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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