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Mass media; Political aspects

  • Nationales oder kosmopolitisches Europa?by

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Tendenzen der Konvergenz nationaler Mediendiskurse in Europa gehen mit solchen nationaler Fragmentierung und nationaler Mobilisierung/Demobilisierung zusammen. Erstere sind als Ausdruck "supranationaler Inkorporation" in das europäische Mehrebenensystem zu verstehen, letztere verweisen auf das Agenda setting der nationalen Politiker und kulturell und... more...

  • How Media Inform Democracyby Toril Aalberg; James Curran

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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$ 124.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • Öffentlichkeit, Partizipation, Empowermentby Annika Akdeniz-Taxer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Politische Partizipation von Frauen bzw. marginalisierten Gruppen der Gesellschaft ist eng verknüpft mit Öffentlichkeitskonzepten und der Dichotomisierung von Privatheit und Öffentlichkeit. Die Beschäftigung mit dem Partizipationsbegriff gibt Aufschluss darüber, in welcher Weise solche Konzepte verstanden und verändert werden können. Am Beispiel der... more...

  • The Performance of Politicsby Jeffrey C. Alexander

    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...

  • What Liberal Media?by Eric Alterman

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 15.00

    "Bold, counterintuitive, and cathartic.... Alterman is ready for a bar fight, and he comes out swinging."New York Times Book Review more...

  • Soziale Ordnung durch Kommunikation?by Klaus-Dieter Altmeppen; Patrick Donges; Matthias Künzler; Manuel Puppis; Ulrike Röttger; Hartmut Wessler

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 41.61

    ?Wie ist soziale Ordnung möglich?? ist die zentrale Frage der Sozialwissenschaften. Die Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft wendet sich dieser Frage mit Bezug auf Kommunikation und Medien zu: Welche Bedeutung besitzen Kommunikationsstrukturen für soziale Ordnung? Welche Rolle spielen dabei Organisationen? Und inwiefern wird Ordnung durch Kommunikation... 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...