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  1. Political Discourse Analysis

    A Method for Advanced Students

    By Isabela Fairclough, Norman Fairclough

    In this accessible new textbook, Isabela and Norman Fairclough present their innovative approach to analysing political discourse. Political Discourse Analysis integrates analysis of arguments into critical discourse analysis and political discourse analysis. The book is grounded in a view of...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Pathways to Polling

    Crisis, Cooperation and the Making of Public Opinion Professions

    By Amy Fried

    In midcentury America, the public opinion polling enterprise faced a crisis of legitimacy. Every major polling firm predicted a win for Thomas Dewey over Harry Truman in the 1948 presidential election—and of course they all got it wrong. This failure generated considerable criticisms of polling and...

    Published August 26th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Persuasion in Society

    2nd Edition

    By Herbert W. Simons, Jean Jones

    Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging readers to explore...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Political Communication

    5th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    Series: Communication and Society

    An Introduction to Political Communication introduces students to the complex relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the United Kingdom, United States and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, NGOs and terrorist...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Making Sense of Media and Politics

    Five Principles in Political Communication

    By Gadi Wolfsfeld

    Politics is above all a contest, and the news media are the central arena for viewing that competition. One of the central concerns of political communication has to do with the myriad ways in which politics has an impact on the news media and the equally diverse ways in which the media influences...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century

    A Whole New Ballgame?

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    So much has changed during the past decade in political campaigning that we can almost say "it's a whole new ball game." This book analyzes the way campaigns were traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred in the last decade. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Journalism and Politics in Indonesia

    A Critical Biography of Mochtar Lubis (1922-2004) as Editor and Author

    By David T. Hill

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Mochtar Lubis was one of Indonesia’s best-known newspaper editors, authors and cultural figures, with a national, regional and international prominence that he retained from the early 1950s until his recent death in 2004. This book traces the major events in the life of Mochtar Lubis, which is also...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge