Politics & International Relations: Political Communication

  • War Beyond the Battlefield book cover

    War Beyond the Battlefield

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Grondin

    In an effort to make sense of war beyond the battlefield in studying the wars that were captured under the rubric of the "War on Terror", this special issue book seeks to explore the complex spatial relationships between war and the spaces that one is not used to thinking of as the battlefield…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25

  • Relational Political Marketing in Party-Centred Democracies: Because We Deserve It book cover

    Relational Political Marketing in Party-Centred Democracies

    Because We Deserve It, 1st Edition

    By Helene P.M. Johansen

    This book offers a critical re-thinking of the way in which traditional market logic - derived from mainstream economics and managerial marketing - has for decades commonly been applied in the theoretical understanding of democratic politics within influential quarters of political science and in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Rethinking the Rhetorical Presidency book cover

    Rethinking the Rhetorical Presidency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    In The Rhetorical Presidency, Jeffrey Tulis argues that the president’s relationship to the public has changed dramatically since the Constitution was enacted: while previously the president avoided any discussions of public policy so as to avoid demagoguery, the president is now expected to go…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Power, Discourse and Victimage Ritual in the War on Terror book cover

    Power, Discourse and Victimage Ritual in the War on Terror

    1st Edition

    By Michael Blain

    Blending concepts from 'dramatism' such as 'victimage ritual' with Foucault's approach to modern power and knowledge regimes, this book presents a novel and illuminating perspective on political power and domination resulting from the global war on terrorism. With attention to media sources and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

  • Conservatism and Ideology book cover

    Conservatism and Ideology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Mark Garnett, David M Walker

    Michael Oakshott described conservatism as a non-ideological preference for the familiar, tried, actual, limited, near, sufficient, convenient and present. Historically, conservatives have been associated with attempts to sustain social harmony between classes and groups within an organic,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16

  • Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis: The Creel Century book cover

    Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis

    The Creel Century, 1st Edition

    By Phil Graham

    This book traces a century of militarised communication that began in the United States in April, 1917, with the institution of the Committee on Public Information (CPI), headed by George Creel and tasked with persuading a divided US public to enter World War I. Creel achieved an historic feat of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Holtz-Bacha, Marion R. Just

    This Handbook provides the most comprehensive overview of the role of electoral advertising on television and new forms of advertising in countries from all parts of the world currently available. Thematic chapters address advertising effects, negative ads, the perspective of practitioners and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Central and Eastern European Media in Comparative Perspective: Politics, Economy and Culture book cover

    Central and Eastern European Media in Comparative Perspective

    Politics, Economy and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Downey, Sabina Mihelj

    Appearing more than twenty years after the revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe, this book could not have come at a more appropriate time; a time to take stock not only of the changes but also the continuities in media systems of the region since 1989. To what extent are media institutions…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Freedom of Speech in Russia: Politics and Media from Gorbachev to Putin book cover

    Freedom of Speech in Russia

    Politics and Media from Gorbachev to Putin, 1st Edition

    By Daphne Skillen

    This book traces the life of free speech in Russia from the final years of the Soviet Union to the present. It shows how long-cherished hopes for an open society in which people would speak freely and tell truth to power fared under Gorbachev’s glasnost; how free speech was a real, if fractured,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Chinese Public Diplomacy: The Rise of the Confucius Institute book cover

    Chinese Public Diplomacy

    The Rise of the Confucius Institute, 1st Edition

    By Falk Hartig

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of Confucius Institutes (CIs), situating them as a tool of public diplomacy in the broader context of China’s foreign affairs. The study establishes the concept of public diplomacy as the theoretical framework for analysing CIs. By…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media: The Politics of the Affordable Care Act book cover

    Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Rose Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30

  • British Propaganda and Wars of Empire: Influencing Friend and Foe 1900–2010 book cover

    British Propaganda and Wars of Empire

    Influencing Friend and Foe 1900–2010, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tuck

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    In order to provide a better understanding of the shifting nature of influence, this volume looks at how the British government employed various forms of persuasion to achieve its goals across the twentieth century. The collection provides a range of case studies to assess how effectively - or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

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