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  1. Television, Democracy and Elections in Russia

    By Sarah Oates

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Sarah Oates gives a detailed examination on a central theme in political science: the relationship between democracy and the mass media. This significant book contains a wealth of information and data, including: public opinion surveys, content analysis of television news, focus...

    Published January 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Media and Politics in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    Edited by Joseph M. Chan, Francis L.F. Lee

    The world was watching Hong Kong as its sovereignty was returned to China in 1997. Many predicted that it was the doomsday of press freedom in the city. Now, a decade after the handover, this book provides an up-to-date review of the dynamic relationship between media and political power in the...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  3. A Cross-Cultural Theory of Voter Behavior

    By Wojciech Cwalina, Andrzej Falkowski, Bruce I Newman

    The rapid development of democracy and political freedoms has created new and sophisticated psychology-based methods of influencing the way voters choose, as well as political systems based on free market principles. A Cross-Cultural Theory of Voter Behavior uses advanced empirical testing to...

    Published November 16th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Mass Media and Political Communication in New Democracies

    Edited by Katrin Voltmer

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how political communication and the mass media have played a central role in the consolidation of emerging democracies around the world. Covering a broad range of political and cultural contexts, including Eastern and Southern Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, this new...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

    Edited by Michael Bhatia

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume assesses the nature, power, role and function of names in global politics and the international media. Names are not objective, they accrue subjective associations, for example 'Terrorist' has a very different connotation...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Tabloid Terror

    War, Culture, and Geopolitics

    By Francois Debrix

    This book analyzes the methods, effects, and mechanisms by which international relations reach the US citizen. Deftly dissecting the interrelationships of national identity formation, corporate ‘news and opinion’ dissemination, and the quasi-academic apparatus of war justification - focusing...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Laughing Matters

    Humor and American Politics in the Media Age

    Edited by Jody Baumgartner, Jonathan S. Morris

    This book examines the role of humor in modern American politics. Written by a wide range of authors from the fields of political science and communication, this book is organized according to two general topics: how the modern media present political humor the various ways in which...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Internet and National Elections

    A Comparative Study of Web Campaigning

    Edited by Randolph Kluver, Nicholas Jankowski, Kirsten Foot, Steven M. Schneider

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet and National Elections provides a comparative analysis of the use of the World Wide Web in countries around the world for campaign purposes. This ambitious study draws upon a common conceptual framework - the "Web sphere," and a shared methodological approach called Web feature...

    Published May 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Flagging Patriotism

    Crises of Narcissism and Anti-Americanism

    By Ella Shohat, Robert Stam

    The question "Why do they hate us?" is one of the most oft-cited puzzles of contemporary American affairs, yet it’s not clear to whom "they" or "us" refers, nor even what "hate" means. In this bold new work, Ella Shohat and Robert Stam take apart the "hate discourse" of right-wing politics, placing...

    Published December 19th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Internet and Politics

    Citizens, voters and activists

    Edited by Sarah Oates, Diana Owen, Rachel K Gibson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This volume explores the nature of the Internet's impact on civil society, addressing the following central questions: is the Internet qualitatively different from the more traditional forms of the media? has the Internet demonstrated real potential to improve civil society through a wider...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge