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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95
The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. By examining how the French media newspapers, television, the internet and scholarly research represented the election from a critical geopolitical perspective, this book provides the first major in-depth... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99
Jeffrey Alexander, a preeminent figure in social theory, offers here a new way of looking at democratic struggles for political power, discussing what happened, and why, during Barack Obama's remarkable run for president. Illustrated with vivid examples drawn from a range of media coverage, participant observation at a Camp Obama, and interviews... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 175.00
There are many controversial aspects of today's media system, and this captivating encyclopedia examines the most significant of the topics currently being debated. Arranged alphabetically, approximately 100 entries cover background, definitions, notable programs, significant media events and their historical significance, and important future trends.... more...
- 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...