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  1. Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing

    By Jennifer Lees-Marshment

    With the Obama campaign universally acknowledged as the most successfully marketed presidential campaign of all time, the future of political marketing is fiercely contested, provoking a wealth of high quality scholarship from across the globe. This work provides an accessible introduction to the...

    Published November 9th 2011 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Media, Culture and Society in Malaysia

    Edited by Yeoh Seng Guan

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    This book presents a comprehensive, full-length analysis of the uses of media and communication technologies by different social actors in Malaysia. Unlike other studies of the media in Malaysia which concentrate on "political economy" or "freedom of the media" approaches, this book focuses on the...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Global Chinese Cinema

    The Culture and Politics of 'Hero'

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The film Hero, directed by Zhang Yimou and released in 2002, is widely regarded as the first globally successful indigenous Chinese blockbuster. A big expensive film with multiple stars, spectacular scenery, and astonishing action sequences, it touched on key questions of Chinese culture, nation...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Truth on Trial in Thailand

    Defamation, Treason, and Lèse-Majesté

    By David Streckfuss

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    Since 2005, Thailand has been in crisis, with unprecedented political instability and the worst political violence seen in the country in decades. In the aftermath of a military coup in 2006, Thailand’s press freedom ranking plunged, while arrests for lèse-majesté have skyrocketed to levels unknown...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Russian Television Today

    Primetime Drama and Comedy

    By David MacFadyen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Examining the role of dramatized narratives in Russian television, this book stresses the ways in which the Russian government under Putin use primetime television to express a new understanding of what it means to be Russian, answering key questions of national identity for modern Russians in...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 1st 2011 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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