Political Communication Products

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    According to the United Nations, there are currently more crises around the globe than at any other time in human history, and the number of people affected by complex emergencies and humanitarian crises has more than doubled in the last decade. We live in a moment of unprecedented humanitarian…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer 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 – 2017-01-24 

  • Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 

  • Online Public Engagement

    A Guide to Selection and Use for Local Governments and Community Organizations

    By Della Rucker

    Online Public Engagement outlines the range of options, opportunities and the potential challenges of using online technologies to enhance and expand public engagement. The book orients urban and community planners, local government officials, economic development and other policy developers, who…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Socialbots and Their Friends

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 

  • Journalistic Role Performance

    Concepts, Contexts, and Methods

    Edited by Claudia Mellado, Lea Hellmueller, Wolfgang Donsbach

    This volume lays out the theoretical and methodological framework to introduce the concept of journalistic role performance, defined as the outcome of concrete newsroom decisions and the style of news reporting when considering different constraints that influence the news product. By connecting…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Twitter and Elections Around the World

    Campaigning in 140 Characters or Less

    Edited by Richard Davis, Christina Holtz-Bacha, Marion R. Just

    Twitter already has become an important electoral communication tool between candidates, parties and their specific constituencies. No serious candidate campaign ignores Twitter, while political party organizations utilize Twitter to communicate with partisans, reinforce supporters, and mobilize…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War

    Edited by Beatrice De Graaf, George Dimitriu, Jens Ringsmose

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Nation Branding, Public Relations and Soft Power

    Corporatising Poland

    By Pawel Surowiec

    Nation Branding, Public Relations and Soft Power: Corporatizing Poland provides an empirically grounded analysis of changes in the way in which various actors seek to manage Poland’s national image in world opinion. It explores how and why changes in political economy have shaped these actors and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

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