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Mass media; Political aspects

  • How Media Inform Democracyby Toril Aalberg; James Curran

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries ? the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent coverage of public affairs so that they can make responsible,... more...

  • Atlantic Reverberationsby Dr Paul C Adams

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. Given its prominent opposition to recent US foreign policy such as the invasion of Iraq, a volley of insults and caustic remarks reverberated between France and the US. French observers linked the Bush administration's policies to... more...

  • Communication Strategies of Governments and NGOsby Manuel Adolphsen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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...

  • The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratizationby Aje-Ori Anna Agbese

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    In the 1990s, Nigeria, like several countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America, underwent transition programs to return the country to democracy. Nigeria?s democratization in the 1990s was a civil and international movement to free Nigeria from over 20 years of authoritarian military rule. Agbese examines the role and agenda of the... more...

  • Öffentlichkeit, Partizipation, Empowermentby Annika Akdeniz-Taxer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Uta Ruppert more...

  • The Performance of Politicsby Jeffrey C. Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    The Performance of Politics develops a new way of looking at democratic struggles for power, explaining what happened, and why, during the 2008 presidential campaign in the United States. Drawing on vivid examples taken from a range of media coverage, participant observation at a Camp Obama, and interviews with leading political journalists, Jeffrey... more...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...

  • New Media and Politicsby Barrie Axford; Richard Huggins

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 45.00

    Exploring the theme of the putative transformation of political modernity under the impact of "new" media, this book adopts a questioning approach to the ways in which cultural and technological factors are affecting the temper of political life, and reflects the variety of normative thinking about and empirical research on the changing character... more...

  • Media, Markets, and Democracyby C. Edwin Baker

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products. more...

  • Media, Wars and Politicsby Ms Ekaterina Balabanova

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The interaction between media and foreign policy is a critical dimension of the so-called age of 'new military humanitarianism'. The media is now more effective in gathering and distributing information all over the world and media coverage of humanitarian wars allows for information and images to reach a wide audience with great immediacy and realism.... more...