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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 10th 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  3. New Directions in Public Opinion

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Strategy, Money and Technology in the 2008 Presidential Election

    Edited by Costas Panagopoulos

    The 2008 presidential election, perhaps more so than the typical quadrennial race, will undoubtedly spawn an abundance of scholarly inquiry. The confluence of historic and peculiar features associated with the 2008 contest distinguishes it from modern campaign cycles in significant ways that...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Moral Panic and the Politics of Anxiety

    Edited by SEAN HIER

    Moral Panic and the Politics of Anxiety is a collection of original essays written by some of the world’s leading social scientists. It seeks to provide unique insight into the importance of moral panic as a routine feature of everyday life, whilst also developing an integrated framework for moral...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Media and Cultural Transformation in China

    By Haiqing Yu

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines the role played by the media in China’s cultural transformation in the early years of the 21st century. In contrast to the traditional view that sees the Chinese media as nothing more than a tool of communist propaganda, it demonstrates that the media is integral to China’s...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. War and Ideas

    Selected Essays

    By John Mueller

    This book collects the key essays, together with updating notes and commentary, of Professor John Mueller on war and the role of ideas and opinions. Mueller has maintained that war (and peace) are, in essence, merely ideas, and that war has waned as the notion that 'peace' is a decidedly good idea...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Public Broadcasting and Political Interference

    By Chris Hanretty

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    Public broadcasters, like the BBC and the Italian broadcaster RAI, are some of the most important media organisations in the world. Politicians are often tempted to interfere in the workings of these broadcasters and when this happens, the results are highly controversial, as both the Blair and...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge