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Forthcoming Political Communication Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Disturbing Argument

    Edited by Catherine Palczewski

    This edited volume represents the best of the scholarship presented at the 18th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation. This biennial conference brings together a lively group of argumentation scholars from a range of disciplinary approaches and...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Discourse and Democracy

    Critical Analysis of the Language of Government

    By Michael Farrelly

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations. The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of...

    To Be Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. New Technologies and Civic Engagement

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Homero Gil de Zuniga Navajas

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    This volume contributes to the extant and prolific New Agendas in Communication Series from one of the most salient perspectives within the field of Communication: New Technologies and Civic Engagement. The impact of the Internet and other technological advances are constantly referred to at most...

    To Be Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities

    Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia

    Edited by Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social sciences and humanities. Originally constructed under the dictates of central planners and designed to serve the demands of command economies, post-socialist urban centers...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Political Reputation Management

    The Strategy Myth

    By Christian Schnee

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    It is widely assumed that a competitive political environment of public distrust and critical media forces political parties to manage communications and reputations strategically, but is this really true? Comprehensive control of communications in a fast moving political and media environment is...

    To Be Published January 12th 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...

    To Be Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War

    Edited by George Dimitriu, Beatrice de Graaf, 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,...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    With rapid changes in web technologies and the restructuring of the online political economy, one of the crucial priorities of our times is the investigation of the way in which people negotiate, criticise and resist web developments. This book draws on comparative ethnographic research amongst...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change Rhetoric and Communication

    The Argumentative Situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book undertakes the difficult task of examining why there is an argument about climate change when – at least, according to many – there should be no debate at all. The book is not about condemning the wildest statements of religious fundamentalists or spokespeople for fossil fuel interests (...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge