Political Communication Products

  • The Liquefaction of Publicness

    Communication, Democracy and the Public Sphere in the Internet Age

    Edited by Slavko Splichal

    The successful Brexit referendum campaign; Donald Trump’s election; and the rise of right-wing nationalist-populist political parties and movements – all of these events have incited renewed interest in public communication and the internetised media, deliberative democracy and public spheres,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 

  • Digital Politics: Mobilization, Engagement and Participation

    Edited by Karolina Koc-Michalska, Darren G. Lilleker

    This book discusses the implications of recent innovations in information and communication technology for civic and political engagement. The international mix of contributions offers insights across a broad spectrum of studies into the form of engagement: explaining the reasons, incentives and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-29 

  • President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse

    Ramifications of Rhetoric via Twitter

    By Michele Lockhart

    President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse brings together a diverse collection of perspectives on President Trump’s Twitter rhetoric. Truly unique in its in-depth exploration, the volume demonstrates the ways in which international and U.S. relations, media and "fake news", marginalized…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19 

  • Refugee News, Refugee Politics

    Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe

    Edited by Giovanna Dell’Orto, Irmgard Wetzstein

    The unprecedented arrival of more than a million refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants – plus the political, public and policy reactions to it – is redefining Europe. The repercussions will last for generations on such central issues as security, national identity, human rights and the very…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 

  • ISIS Beyond the Spectacle

    Communication Media, Networked Publics, and Terrorism

    Edited by Mehdi Semati, Piotr M. Szpunar, Robert Alan Brookey

    What is ISIS? A quasi-state? A terrorist group? A movement? An ideology? As ISIS has transformed and mutated, gained and lost territory, horrified the world and been its punch line, media have been central to understanding it. The changing yet constant relationship between ISIS and the media, as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 

  • Affect, Emotion, and Rhetorical Persuasion in Mass Communication

    Edited by Lei Zhang, Carlton Clark

    This volume examines the interplay between affect theory and rhetorical persuasion in mass communication. The essays collected here draw connections between affect theory, rhetorical studies, mass communication theory, cultural studies, political science, sociology, and a host of other disciplines.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 

  • Writing the First World War after 1918

    Edited by Adrian Bingham

    This book explores how print journalism was a powerful and persistent influence on public attitudes to, and memories of, the First World War in a range of participant nations, including Britain, France, Germany, Ireland, the United States and Australia. With contributions from an international…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Journalism Studies

  • Digitizing Democracy

    Edited by Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, Brian McNair

    What are the key challenges facing our increasingly digitized democracy, and how might we as citizens contribute to resolving them? This book explores these questions, adopting a multi-disciplinary approach that combines work from media studies, journalism studies and political science scholars and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics

  • Digital Discussions

    How Big Data Informs Political Communication

    Edited by Natalie Jomini Stroud, Shannon McGregor

    Big data raise major research possibilities for political communication scholars interested in how citizens, elites, and journalists interact. With the availability of social media data, academics can observe, on a large scale, how people talk about politics. The opportunity to study political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • News Framing Effects

    By Sophie Lecheler, Claes H. de Vreese

    News Framing Effects is a guide to framing effects theory, one of the most prominent theories in media and communication science. Rooted in both psychology and sociology, framing effects theory describes the ability of news media to influence peoples’ attitudes and behaviours by subtle changes to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 

  • Reification and Representation

    Architecture in the Politico-Media-Complex

    By Graham Cairns

    The relationship between politics and the public relations industry is controversial and, at times, polemic. However, one component of this relationship that has yet to be investigated is the role of architecture. Arguing for a fundamental reconfiguration of our understanding of ‘political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 

  • New Directions in Media and Politics

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Travis N. Ridout

    It would be difficult to find a more interesting topic than the relationship between the news media and politics, especially given that Americans are now living in the "Twitter presidency" of Donald Trump. Academic research in the area of media and politics is rapidly breaking new ground to keep…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    New Directions in American Politics

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