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Forthcoming Political Communication Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Language and Power

    3rd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Power is widely recognised both as a classic and an essential introductory textbook to the field of Critical Discourse Analysis. It focusses on how language functions in maintaining and changing power relations in modern society, the ways of analysing language which can reveal these...

    To Be Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Arab Spring

    Critical Analyses

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspective of Western scholarship from the outside looking...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge