Media Persuasion and Propaganda

Author: Marshall Soules
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748696431
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Using case studies and exercises, this innovative study guides the reader through the many varieties of persuasion and its performance, exploring the protocols of rhetoric unique to the medium, from orality and print to film and digital images.

Propaganda and Democracy

Author: J. Michael Sproule
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521470223
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A study of propaganda in relation to twentieth-century democracy.

Age of Propaganda

Author: Anthony R. Pratkanis
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805074031
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Examines the patterns, motives, and effects of mass persuasion, discussing the history of propaganda, how the message of propaganda is delivered, and counteracting the tactics of mass persuasion.

Strategic Political Communciation

Author: Karen S. Johnson-Cartee
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742528826
Format: PDF, ePub
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To become a successful political communicator (and a savvy political consumer), it is essential to know the elements of social influence, what works, and why. Strategic Political Communication provides an introduction to persuasion, social influence, and propaganda tactics, focusing on political communication. This rich, well-documented work looks at the power of language, the importance of targeting a specific audience, and the significance of interpersonal relationships, among other key issues. It further examines propaganda in order to understand how communicators can best exercise influence in contemporary society.

Propaganda and Mass Persuasion

Author: Nicholas John Cull
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078205
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Entries provide information on the history, key propagandists, and techniques and concepts of propaganda.

War and the Media

Author: Philip M. Taylor
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719037542
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The Gulf War of 1991 was the highest profile media war in history. Taylor traces the role of the media in the Gulf War and examines the attempts by both the coalition and Iraq to influence public opinion through propaganda and persuasion.

The Dynamics of Persuasion

Author: Richard M. Perloff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317328876
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Dynamics of Persuasion has been a staple resource for teaching persuasion for nearly two decades. Author Richard M. Perloff speaks to students in a style that is engaging and informational, explaining key theories and research as well as providing timely and relevant examples. The companion website includes materials for both students and instructors, expanding the pedagogical utilities and facilitating adoptions. The sixth edition includes: updated theoretical and applied research in a variety of areas, including framing, inoculation, and self-affirmation; new studies of health campaigns; expanded coverage of social media marketing; enhanced discussion of the Elaboration Likelihood Model in light of continued research and new applications to everyday persuasion. The fundamentals of the book – emphasis on theory, clear-cut explanation of findings, in-depth discussion of persuasion processes and effects, and easy-to-follow real-world applications – continue in the sixth edition.

The Ten Commandments of Propaganda

Author: Brian Anse Patrick
Publisher: Arktos
ISBN: 1907166815
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"Employing humor and otherwise charming prose . . . Patrick weaves a compelling story of persuasive elements that define and drive propaganda. In addition, he uses contemporary and historical examples to clearly and precisely explain complex ideas. This text is a keeper!"NProf. Bruce L. Plopper, School of Mass Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion

Author: Garth S. Jowett
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412909007
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Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion: New and Classic Essays is a unique, interdisciplinary collection that brings together contemporary and classic readings to provide significant insights into the practice and theory of propaganda and persuasion. The contents range from seminal essays to articles by well-known writers on propaganda to new essays about responses to contemporary issues and events. This engaging anthology also includes analyses of the relationship between rhetoric, propaganda, and persuasion.