Communication and Development

A Study of Two Indian Villages


Y.V. Lakshmana Rao

Y.V. Lakshmana Rao was a research fellow at Stanford University’s Institute for Communication Research when he made this study. Rao was a member of UNESCO’s Department of Mass Communication, Paris, and was formerly deputy director of the Press Institute of India, Delhi. He worked on the staffs of two Indian newspapers, the Statesman, New Delhi, and the Indian Express, Madras.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 The Setting
3 The Dynamics if Change
4 The Role of Communication

How the Field Work Was Done
Sample Questionaires