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  • Democratization and the Mediaby Vicky Randall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Mass communications media play a potentially crucial role both in democratization and in ensuring democracy's survival. The essays in this volume analyse differing aspects of the complex relationship between the media and democracy in a diverse range of national contexts. more...

  • Controversies in Policy Researchby Stephanie Petrie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Under the themes of Justice, Participation and Social Exclusion contributors explore and discuss the impact on those targeted or excluded by important public and social policies in European countries. Contexts, consequences and controversies current in the global North are uncovered highlighting the ethical implications for policy research. more...

  • Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World: New Agendas in Communicationby Thomas J. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores agenda-setting theory in light of changes in the media environment in the 21st century. In the decades since the original Chapel Hill study that launched agenda-setting research, the theory has attracted the interest of scholars worldwide. Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World features the work of a new generation of scholars. The... more...

  • Media Talk and Political Elections in Europe and Americaby Andrew Tolson; Mats Ekström

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book makes an important contribution to the study of political communication. Its chapters analyse forms of media talk associated with contemporary political elections. Key topics include: changing forms of political interview, televised political debates, and the use of multimedia in promotional discourse. more...

  • Communication and Democracyby Maxwell E. McCombs; Donald L. Shaw; David H. Weaver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Exciting intellectual frontiers are open for exploration as agenda-setting theory moves beyond its 25th anniversary. This volume offers an intriguing set of maps to guide this exploration over the near future. It is intended for those who are already reasonably well read in the research literature that has accumulated since the publication of McCombs... more...

  • Communication Strategies of Governments and NGOsby Manuel Adolphsen

    Springer 2014; US$ 69.99

    Processes of global governance are mostly invisible to ordinary citizens, due to an overall lack of accompanying transnational public discourse. However, there are exceptional occasions on which media around the world do pay attention to global governance: high-level summits, such as the UN climate change conferences. Through a detailed case study... more...

  • Visual Culture and Public Policyby Victor Bekkers; Rebecca Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 166.00

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the production, distribution and consumption of images in new and... more...

  • Arab Media and Political Renewalby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 34.00

    People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. The Arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. This authoritative book answers key questions about the connections... more...

  • Media and Politics in Latin Americaby Carolina Matos

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 32.00

    Latin America is an increasingly important geopolitical entity and its nations are emerging as some of the most influential and radical states in the modern world. The media conglomerates which control the television and radio platforms in these countries, such as the Globo organization in Brazil and the Mercurial S.P.A. media corporation in Chile,... more...

  • Reporters on the Battlefieldby Christopher Paul; James J. Kim

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Focusing on the embedded press system deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, this book attempts to answer the following questions: How effective was the embedded press system in meeting the needs of the three main constituencies-the press, the military, and the citizens of the United States? What policy history led to the innovation of an embedded... more...