Description - Political Communication by Philip Seib
This collection provides an overview of the broad landscape of political communication, with material suited for the theorist and the more practically inclined. The main criterion for organizing this collection was diversity -- presenting a range of authors and ideas. The contributions cover a span of almost eighty years, beginning with an article from 1927 and culminating with work from the first decade of the 21st century. Some of the authors are famous scholars and some are little known, but each article is like a piece of a jigsaw puzzle and fits into an appropriate place.
A compelling case can be made that political change throughout the world is being driven, directly and indirectly, by political communication. That should provide great incentive to the researchers whose yet-to-be-written articles will be the descendants of the works collected in these volumes.
Part One: Theories and Principles
Part Two: Watching Government, Affecting Policy
Part Three: Affecting the Political Process
Part Four: Public opinion, the public's agenda, and the press
Part Five: Campaigns and Elections
Part Six: Global Conversation
Part Seven: The Rise of New Media
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