Discursive Disruption, Populist Communication and Democracy The Cases of Hugo Chávez and Donald J. Trump
Political Leadership, Nations and Charisma
Political Marketing Strategic 'Campaign Culture'
By Elena Block
March 04, 2022
In Discursive Disruption, Populist Communication and Democracy, Elena Block explores the links between declining democratic discourses, populist communication, and reflects on the communicative and moral dimensions of populism. Block proposes the concept of discursive disruption to help to identify...
By Vivian Ibrahim, Margit Wunsch
June 16, 2017
This ground-breaking and innovative book examines the influence of charisma on power, authority and nationalism. The authors both apply and challenge Max Weber’s concept of ‘charisma’ and integrate it into a broader discussion of other theoretical models. Using an interdisciplinary approach, ...
By Ognyan Seizov
May 31, 2016
The impact of the Internet on political communication has been significant and multifaceted: it expanded the reach of political messages; opened the floodgates of decontextualization and intercultural misunderstanding; made room for new genres and forms; and allowed for the incorporation of every ...
By Gerhard Vowe, Philipp Henn
December 17, 2015
As a consequence of the rapid diffusion of online media, the conditions for political communication, and research concerning it have radically changed. Is empirical communication research capable of consistently describing and explaining the changes in political communication in the online world ...
By Kostas Gouliamos, Antonis Theocharous, Bruce I. Newman
August 25, 2015
A guiding principle in creating Political Marketing has been to examine the ways in which culture, politics, and society interrelate in the field of political marketing. In the course of the book, the editors and contributors consider ‘culture’ as a distinctive concept with transformative ...
By Paul Nixon, Rajash Rawal, Dan Mercea
July 16, 2015
For many years now we have witnessed the developing use of the internet and associated technologies by political actors and organisations. Claims and counter claims have been made as its suitability as a tool to help in the struggle to re-invigorate political participation in democracies across the...
By Gillian Youngs
February 27, 2015
The Internet and digital technologies have changed the world we live in and the ways we engage with one another and work and play. This is the starting point for this collection which takes analysis of the digital world to the next level exploring the frontiers of digital and creative ...
By Brian D. Loader, Dan Mercea
November 10, 2014
This book critically investigates the complex interaction between social media and contemporary democratic politics, and provides a grounded analysis of the emerging importance of Social media in civic engagement. Social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have increasingly ...
By Richard Scullion, Roman Gerodimos, Daniel Jackson, Darren Lilleker
September 11, 2014
Technological, cultural and economic forces are transforming political communication, posing challenges and opportunities for politicians and media organisations, while at the same time many governments and civil society express concerns about the extent and nature of political empowerment and ...
By Darren Lilleker, Nigel Jackson
March 16, 2011
The Internet first played a minor role in the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, and has gradually increased in importance so that it is central to election campaign strategy. However, election campaigners have, until very recently, focused on Web 1.0: websites and email. Political Campaigning, ...
By Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Chris Rudd, Jesper Stromback
September 13, 2011
There is increasing awareness of growing similarities in political marketing practices around the world. Global political marketing is a comprehensive analysis of why, how and with what affect parties use political marketing in a range of political systems - presidential, parliamentary, two and ...
By Chris Hanretty
June 13, 2011
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 ...