It is increasingly recognized that sustainable economic development and poverty reduction requires investment in a broad range of private and public assets and economics as a discipline has been at the forefront in emphasizing the importance of human capital and integral to these efforts. Many...
To Be Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge
New Agendas in Communication
This volume explores agenda-setting theory in light of changes in the media environment in the 21st century. In the decades since the original Chapel Hill study that launched agenda-setting research, the theory has attracted the interest of scholars worldwide. Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World features...
To Be Published July 11th 2013 by Routledge
Some political observers dubbed the 2008 presidential campaign as 'the Facebook Election'. Barack Obama, in particular, employed social media such as blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Digg, YouTube, MySpace and Facebook to run a 'grassroots-style' campaign. The Obama campaign was keenly aware that voters,...
Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge