Politics & International Relations: Political Communication

  • Pathways to Polling: Crisis, Cooperation and the Making of Public Opinion Professions book cover

    Pathways to Polling

    Crisis, Cooperation and the Making of Public Opinion Professions, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-08-26

  • War and Ideas: Selected Essays book cover

    War and Ideas

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10

  • A Short Guide to Political Risk book cover

    A Short Guide to Political Risk

    1st Edition

    By Robert McKellar

    In a competitive and increasingly internationalised business world, many companies rely on the high risk/reward ratio of operating in unstable areas. Those companies willing to engage in emerging or developing countries can often be exposed to a politically volatile environment over which they have…

    Paperback – 2010-11-24
    Short Guides to Business Risk

  • Mass Media and Modern Warfare: Reporting on the Russian War on Terrorism book cover

    Mass Media and Modern Warfare

    Reporting on the Russian War on Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Greg Simons

    Mass media are essential to democratic society; in contrast, the War on Terror has been interpreted as an assault on democracy and freedom by Islamic fundamentalists. The building and maintenance of public support is essential in modern warfare due to the increasing politicization of warfare, where…

    Hardback – 2009-12-28

  • Media, Religion and Conflict book cover

    Media, Religion and Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Heather Savigny

    Edited by Lee Marsden

    International relations as a discipline has largely ignored the role of religion in shaping international events. The growth of Islamist militancy, the increasing influence of the Christian Right on US foreign policy and George Bush's war on terror changed this for good. Now more than ever we need…

    Hardback – 2009-10-28
    Religion and International Security

  • The Prospect of Internet Democracy book cover

    The Prospect of Internet Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Michael Margolis, Gerson Moreno-Riaño

    The internet opens up new opportunities for citizens to organize and mobilize for action but it also provides new channels that established political, social and economic interests can use to extend their powers. Will the internet revolutionize politics? The Prospect of Internet Democracy is a…

    Hardback – 2009-09-17

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