How Television Charms the Modern Voter 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Roderick P. Hart
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Seducing America by Roderick P. Hart
Book DescriptionRoderick P Hart's Revised Edition of Seducing America is a revealing examination of how television's format of presenting politics has changed the way viewers act, vote and feel about politics in the United States. With a rigorous blend of rhetorical and statistical research, Hart asserts that while television makes viewers feel knowledgeable, important, informed and close to the political representatives, it disguises increasing apathy and inaction as voter turnouts decrease and a general dissatisfaction with the political system is expressed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761916246
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 11-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Roderick P. Hart
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Campaign Talk, Paperback (March 2002)» View all books by Roderick P. Hart
Argues that campaigns do play their role in sustaining democracy, mainly because they bring about a dialogue among candidates, the press, and the people. This book takes a look at the exchange of ideas through language used in campaign speeches, political advertising, public debates, print and broadcast news, and a various letters to the editor.
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Author Biography - Roderick P. Hart
Roderick P. Hart is the Liddell Professor of Communication and Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of several books and has contributed dozens of articles to other books and academic journals. He is a Research Fellow of the International Communication Association and received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Communication Association in 1993. He has recently released a new book entitled, Campaign Talk: Why Elections Are Good for Us.
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