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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 29.99
This book theorizes and tests the conditions under which the press is a powerful political institution, and when it cedes its power to other institutions and actors. It gives a theoretical framework and substantive case studies to aid scholars across a wide area of American politics in understanding the news media's role in American politics. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
Debunking Glenn Beck: How to Save America from Media Pundits and Propagandists was written in response to Beck's Arguing with Idiots . Its most immediate concern is with exploring the agenda behind Beck's arguments and exposing the flaws in his reasoning. But this book's real mission is something much broader. Using Beck as an example, author Karl... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92
(Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 293.00
The Handbook presents a total of 23 exemplary studies of the discourses and complex topics in the culture of scholarship and science in the Early Modern Age (15th - 18th cents.) which set trends and established directions in this epoch between the Middle Ages and the Modern Age. Each study traces its particular dialogue with its variants,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99
Politische Kommunikation ist seit jeher zentraler Gegenstand kommunikations- und politikwissenschaftlicher Forschung. Mit der Festschrift für Lutz Erbring diskutieren namhafte Autoren wie Manfred Güllner, Otfried Jarren, Wolfgang R. Langenbucher, Friedhelm Neidhardt, Norman H. Nie, Winfried Schulz, Gerhard Vowe die Bedingungen, Funktionsweisen und... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 43.99
Governing European Communications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the emergence, dynamics, and evolution of European-level communications governance in the post-war era, focusing on telecommunications and television policies and regulation, and their technological convergence. Concentrating on the EU, the book embeds governance within... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
This book examines bias within the state of Israel and the media at large, through the lens of the news coverage of the Yemenite Babies Affair. The Yemenite Babies Affair is the emotionally laden, yet still unresolved, story of the alleged kidnapping of hundreds of Yemenite babies upon their arrival to Israel during the 1950s. In analyzing fifty... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00
The essay describes how Polish members of parliament (MPs) reinvented the institution of parliament (conceived of in its essentially discursive character as parleyment) in the course of the political transition of 1989. The reinvention of “parliamentary democracy” and deliberation in the chamber involved four interrelated developments:... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 42.17
Current culturally oriented media studies have significantly advanced central concepts such like »mediality«, »media culture«, »media discourse« and »procedures of media«. Focused on this newly defined terminological field, this volume presents landmark contributions for media studies providing new insights into the current state of research on media... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95
Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power of the one without taking the other into account. This exciting and accessible book provides fresh insight... more...