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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 62 new and published books in the subject of Political Communication — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Strategy in Information and Influence Campaigns

    How Policy Advocates, Social Movements, Insurgent Groups, Corporations, Governments and Others Get What They Want

    By Jarol B. Manheim

    Information and influence campaigns are a particularly cogent example of the broader phenomenon we now term strategic political communication. If we think of political communication as encompassing the creation, distribution, control, use, processing and effects of information as a political...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sourcebook for Political Communication Research

    Methods, Measures, and Analytical Techniques

    Edited by Erik P. Bucy, R. Lance Holbert

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Sourcebook for Political Communication Research offers a comprehensive resource for current research methods, measures, and analytical techniques. The contents herein cover the major analytical techniques used in political communication research, including surveys, experiments, content analysis...

    Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Techno Politics in Presidential Campaigning

    New Voices, New Technologies, and New Voters

    Edited by John Hendricks, Lynda Lee Kaid

    The 2008 US presidential campaign saw politicians utilizing all types of new media -- Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Twitter, e-mail, and cell phone texting – to reach voters of all ages, ethnicities, socio-economic backgrounds, and sexual orientations. This volume examines the use of these media and...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement

    Edited by Seth Kahn, JongHwa Lee

    This volume examines the role of rhetoric in today’s culture of democratic activism. The volume takes on two of the most significant challenges currently facing contemporary rhetorical studies: (1) the contested meanings and practices of democracy and civic engagement in global context, and (2...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Manipulating Democracy

    Democratic Theory, Political Psychology, and Mass Media

    Edited by Wayne Le Cheminant, John M. Parrish

    Manipulation is a source of pervasive anxiety in contemporary American politics. Observers charge that manipulative practices in political advertising, media coverage, and public discourse have helped to produce an increasingly polarized political arena, an uninformed and apathetic electorate,...

    Published August 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Political Communication and Social Theory

    By Aeron Davis

    Series: Communication and Society

    Political Communication and Social Theory presents an advanced and challenging text for students and scholars of political communication and mass media in democracies. It draws together work from across political communication, media sociology and political sociology, and includes a mix of...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Political Emotions

    Edited by Janet Staiger, Ann Cvetkovich, Ann Reynolds

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    Political Emotions explores the contributions that the study of discourses, rhetoric, and framing of emotion make to understanding the public sphere, civil society and the political realm. Tackling critiques on the opposition of the public and private spheres, chapters in this volume examine why...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Social Power in International Politics

    By Peter van Ham

    Series: New International Relations

    Social power, defined as "the ability to set standards, create norms and values that are deemed legitimate and desirable, without resorting to coercion or payment", is a central part of contemporary international politics. This text introduces and defines the concept of social power and considers...

    Published March 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Militainment, Inc.

    War, Media, and Popular Culture

    By Roger Stahl

    Militainment, Inc. offers provocative, sometimes disturbing insight into the ways that war is presented and viewed as entertainment—or "militainment"—in contemporary American popular culture. War has been the subject of entertainment for centuries, but Roger Stahl argues that a new interactive mode...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Winning with Words

    The Origins and Impact of Political Framing

    Edited by Brian F. Schaffner, Patrick J. Sellers

    Today's politicians and political groups devote great attention and care to how their messages are conveyed. From policy debates in Congress to advertising on the campaign trail, they carefully choose which issues to emphasize and how to discuss them in the hope of affecting the opinions and...

    Published August 18th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Language and Power, 3rd Edition
    By Norman Fairclough
    To Be Published September 5th 2014
  2. Disturbing Argument
    Edited by Catherine Palczewski
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  3. The Arab Spring: Critical Analyses
    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb
    To Be Published October 1st 2014
  4. Discourse and Democracy: Critical Analysis of the Language of Government
    By Michael Farrelly
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  5. New Technologies and Civic Engagement: New Agendas in Communication
    Edited by Homero Gil de Zuniga Navajas
    To Be Published November 17th 2014

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