Bridging the Gap Between Philosophy, Media, and Development in Developing Countries
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Bridging the Gap Between Philosophy, Media, and Development in Developing Countries

Desmond Onyemechi Okocha (Bingham University, Nigeria), Melchizedec J. Onobe (Bingham University, Nigeria) and Mirian Ngozi Alike (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria)
Pages: 300
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-4107-7
ISBN13: 9781668441077|ISBN10: 1668441071|EISBN13: 9781668441091|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781668441084
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The developing nations of Asia and Africa have been experimenting with different models and theories in their quest for development over decades but seem to be missing some critical elements when mirrored or judged via a Westernized lens. There have also been strong arguments for Africans and Asians to tell their stories and propound solutions to the identified challenges confronting the continents. This book seeks to reimagine development within the regions through the prism of their unique cultures, religions, media, and philosophies.

The book examines how media can be utilized to bridge the gap between the past and the future for developing countries and drive sustainable development through the assessment of vital matters of social existence and engagement of relevant stakeholders. Additionally, the book revisits the salient issues that form the core ingredients for the development of any nation.

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