Handbook of Research on Media and the Rights of Children in Africa

Handbook of Research on Media and the Rights of Children in Africa

Olusola Oyero (Covenant University, Nigeria)
Projected Release Date: October, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 400
ISBN13: 9781799803294|ISBN10: 1799803295|EISBN13: 9781799803317|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0329-4

Description

Many international and national charters and declarations have sought to define and protect the rights of children and ensure their safety. Although many African countries subscribe to these international conventions and charters, rights violations against children have not diminished, and negative actions against children are still carried out daily. Though the media have been charged with the responsibility of active involvement in protecting the interest of the child, it is important to examine how well they have fared in the performance of this duty and the challenges that occur in the process, as well as identify future pathways to ensure that the media succeeds in this assignment.

The Handbook of Research on Media and the Rights of Children in Africa is an essential research publication that examines media roles, challenges, theories, and strategies to ensuring the realization of the rights of children. Featuring a range of topics such as cyber-ethics, media studies, and sustainable development, this book is essential for reporters, journalists, newscasters, broadcasters, communication specialists, government officials, activists, humanitarians, sociologists, psychologists, social workers, professionals, researchers, non-governmental organizations, policymakers, academicians, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Child Rights
  • Communication Techniques
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Cyber-Ethics
  • Education
  • Film Industry
  • Media Studies
  • Photojournalism
  • Social Media
  • Sustainable Development

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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