Key Concepts in Political Communication

Key Concepts in Political Communication

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This is a systematic and accessible introduction to the critical concepts, structures and professional practices of political communication.
Lilleker presents over 50 core concepts in political communication which cement together various strands of theory. From aestheticisation to virtual politics, he explains, illustrates and provides selected further reading. He considers both practical and theoretical issues central to political communication and offers a critical assessment of recent developments in political communication.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 148 x 206 x 14mm | 281.23g
  • SAGE Publications Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 1412918316
  • 9781412918312
  • 494,081

About Darren Lilleker

Darren Lilleker is a Senior Lecturer at Bournemouth University in Communication and Marketing Research.
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Table of contents

AestheticisationAgenda-Setting Americanisation/ProfessionalismAudiencesAuthenticityBrands/BrandingBroadcasting/NarrowcastingCampaigns/CampaigningCivil/Civic SocietyConsumerism/ConsumerisationCynicismDealignmentDumbing DownE-representation/E-politicsElectoral professionalismEmotionalisation FramingGlobalisationHegemonic ModelIdeologyImageInformation SubsidiesInfotainmentLegitimacy/LegitimisationManufactured ConsentMedia-Centred DemocracyMedia EffectsMediatisationMessage/MessagesNegativityNews ManagementNews ValuesPackagingPermanent CampaigningPolitical AdvertisingPolitical MarketingPopular CulturePopulismPropagandaPseudo-EventsPublic Relations DemocracyPublic SphereRepresentationRhetoricSegmentationSoundbite/Soundbite Culture Source-Reporter RelationsSpin/Spin-DoctorTechnological DeterminismTerrorismUses and Gratifications TheoryVirtual Politics/Virtual Communities
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