Political Communication Products

  • Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports

    The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838

    By R. John Brockmann

    By 1838, over two thousand Americans had been killed and many hundreds injured by exploding steam engines on steamboats. After calls for a solution in two State of the Union addresses, a Senate Select Committee met to consider an investigative report from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Social Media, Political Marketing and the 2016 U.S. Election

    Edited by Christine B. Williams, Bruce I. Newman

    Facebook, Twitter and Instagram create new ways to market political campaigns and new channels for candidates and voters to interact. This volume investigates the role and impact of social media in the 2016 U.S. election, focusing specifically on the presidential nominating contest. Through case…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Marketing Public Policy

    Complexity, Hurts and Minefields

    By Basskaran Nair

    Policy analysts and policy planners should start from the premise that obstacles, uncertainties and surprises are inevitable features of policy making. All public policies should be treated as complex problems, from the outset. Complexity theorists maintain that complex policies are ill-defined and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Trust in International Relations

    Rationalist, Constructivist, and Psychological Approaches

    Edited by Hiski Haukkala, Carina van de Wetering, Johanna Vuorelma

    Trust is a core concept in International Relations (IR), representing a key ingredient in state relations. It was only relatively recently that IR scholars began to probe what trust really is, how it can be studied, and how it affects state relations. In the process three distinct ways of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media

    How Online Networks Accelerated the Marriage Equality Movement

    By Rhonda Gibson

    According to polls, from the early noughties to now, public support for same-sex marriage has increased dramatically. Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media asks how such a rate of attitude change came about and, more specifically, what role social media played? Digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge

  • Reading and Writing for Civic Literacy

    The Critical Citizen's Guide to Argumentative Rhetoric, Brief Edition

    By Donald Lazere, Anne-Marie Womack

    This new edition is substantially updated for a new era of rising populism, renewed racial tensions, new social movement forms, and one of the most rhetorical presidential campaigns in memory. Moreover, the prose has been significantly streamlined for fluid student comprehension. Added are new…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Cultural Politics and the Promise of Democracy

  • The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy

    Edited by Robert E. Gutsche Jr.

    This book examines the disruptive nature of Trump news – both the news his administration makes and the coverage of it – related to dominant paradigms and ideologies of U.S. journalism. By relying on conceptualizations of media memory and "othering" through news coverage that enhances…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • EU-Russia Relations, 1999-2015

    From Courtship to Confrontation

    By Anna-Sophie Maass

    This book traces the development of EU-Russia relations in recent years. It argues that a major factor influencing the relationship is the changing internal dynamics of both parties, in Russia’s case an increasingly authoritarian state, in the case of the EU an increasing coherence in its foreign…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Race(ing) Intercultural Communication

    Racial Logics in a Colorblind Era

    Edited by Dreama G. Moon, Michelle A. Holling

    Race(ing) Intercultural Communication signals a crucial intervention in the field, as well as in wider society, where social and political events are calling for new ways of making sense of race in the 21st century. Contributors to this book work at multiple intersections, theoretically and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Media and the Empire

    Edited by Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, Donal P. McCracken

    This volume on print and broadcast media in the 19th and 20th centuries highlights the pivotal role that the media played in the establishment and maintenance of imperial power. The media bolstered both the ideological and financial objectives of the empire in a myriad of overt, covert, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Political Campaign Communication

    Inside and Out, 3rd Edition

    By Larry Powell, Joseph Cowart

    Now in its third edition, Political Campaign Communication: Inside and Out examines the intricacies of political campaigning through the eyes of both an academic and a political consultant. Unlike others in its field, this text takes a broad view of political campaigning, discussing both theories…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • The Media and the Public Sphere

    A Deliberative Model of Democracy

    By Thomas Häussler

    At the heart of modern democracy lies the public sphere, which is most centrally shaped by those actors that integrate it discursively: the mass media. The media draw together the different strands of political debates; they grant access to some actors and arguments while excluding others and thus…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

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