Globalisation is a fact of life, which has come to stay. As far as women are concerned, globalisation is a double edged process. In the globalisation and liberalisation context, global mass media can surely act as the major component in women's development. Media has an important role to play-to create awakening in women to achieve their potential as the prime movers of change in society. In today's world, print and electronic media play a vital role in effectively conveying message that needs to be conveyed.
Globalisation, Media and Women Empowerment' analyses women's empowerment in the context of globalisation. It explains the role of global mass media in solving women's issues, promoting their rights and empowering women's movements. The analysis of the process of globalisation and the impact of global media in shaping women's lives form the framework of this book. This text will be an ideal resource for a wide range of disciplines including communication, Women's studies, development studies, economics, sociology and political science.