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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 78 new and published books in the subject of Political Communication — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Media and Election Campaigns

    Key Tendencies and Ways Forward

    Edited by Gunn Sara Enli, Hallvard Moe

    This book aims to further the research in the fields of social media and political communication by moving beyond the hype and avoiding the most eye-catching and spectacular cases. It looks at stable democracies without current political turmoil, small countries as well as large continents, and...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of public discourses, such as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change

    The argumentative situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, climate change remains one of the most controversial issues of our time. Focusing on the rhetoric that surrounds the issue of climate change, this groundbreaking book analyses why the debate continues to rage and examines how we should argue when...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violence

    Edited by Allison G. Smith

    Studies have demonstrated that choices in the use of language convey information that goes beyond the content of the words themselves. In many cases, how something is said matters as much as what is said. Using techniques collectively referred to as linguistic content analysis, researchers have...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Digital World

    Connectivity, Creativity and Rights

    Edited by Gillian Youngs

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet and digital technologies have changed the world we live in and the ways we engage with one another and work and play. This is the starting point for this collection which takes analysis of the digital world to the next level exploring the frontiers of digital and creative...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War

    Edited by Beatrice De Graaf, George Dimitriu, Jens Ringsmose

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge