Rhetorical Studies of National Political Debates 1960 1992

Author: Robert V. Friedenberg
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0275943402
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This rhetorical studies text asks: why is the press involved in political debates?; why are debates likely to be an enduring part of the presidential campaigns?; and why are some candidates successful as debaters while others are not? It shows how debates have become more than campaign spectacles.

Political Communication

Author: Richard M. Perloff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136688463
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this political communication text, Richard M. Perloff examines the various ways in which messages are constructed and communicated from public officials and politicians through the mass media to the ultimate receivers-the people. With a focus on the history of political communication, he provides an overview of the most significant issues in the study of politics and the media. In addition to synthesizing facts and theories, and highlighting the scholarly contributions made to the understanding of political communication effects, Political Communication addresses such factors as the rhetorical accomplishments of American presidents, the ongoing tangles between the press and the presidency, and the historical roots of politics as it is practiced and studied today. It also addresses major issues about the press and politics that continually resurface, such as question of press bias and the use and manipulation of media by politicians to accomplish national goals. As a comprehensive and engaging introduction to contemporary political communication, this volume provides all readers with a historical perspective on American politics and press and offers a unique appreciation of the strengths and virtues of political communication in America.

Rhetorical Studies of National Political Debates 1996

Author: Robert V. Friedenberg
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275957384
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Focusing on the 1996 US presidential election campaign, this text explores the factors motivating Clinton, Dole, Gore and Kemp to debate, the goals of each candidate in debating, the rhetorical strategies, and the effects of particular debates

Politeness in Presidential Debates

Author: William O. Dailey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742529748
Format: PDF
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Politeness in Presidential Debates analyzes politeness strategies in presidential and vice presidential debates from 1960 to 2004. After an introduction to politeness theory and how to apply it to debates, the authors summarize each candidate's politeness strategies, relate them to the historical context of the appropriate campaign, and consider them in relation to other studies conducted on the debates. This well-researched book ends with implications for debate planners, politicians, citizens, and scholars, including an insightful chapter on the electorate's ideal debate.

Political Campaign Communication

Author: Judith S. Trent
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442206713
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now in its seventh edition, Political Campaign Communication provides a realistic understanding of the strategic and tactical communication practices utilized in contemporary political campaigns. Trent, Friedenberg, and Denton's classic text has been updated to reflect recent election campaigns, including the 2010 congressional elections and the initial stages of the 2012 presidential election. In addition, the authors have examined the expanding role of the internet in political campaigns. Political Campaign Communication continues to be a classroom favorite—a thoroughly researched, insightful, and reader-friendly text.

Praeger Handbook of Political Campaigning in the United States 2 volumes

Author: William L. Benoit
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440831637
Format: PDF
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This work peels back the curtain on how political campaigns influence America, covering everything from social media to getting to the Oval Office. • Covers a wide variety of topics related to American political campaigns • Investigates political campaigns and theories of campaigning from multiple perspectives • Discusses strategic use of messaging language and message forms, including debates, television ads, and social media • Features case studies to facilitate understanding • Includes maps, tables, and figures to illustrate key points

The Dynamics of Political Communication

Author: Richard M. Perloff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317228936
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What impact do news and political advertising have on us? How do candidates use media to persuade us as voters? Are we informed adequately about political issues? Do twenty-first-century political communications measure up to democratic ideals? The Dynamics of Political Communication: Media and Politics in a Digital Age, Second Edition explores these issues and guides us through current political communication theories and beliefs by detailing the fluid landscape of political communication and offering us an engaging introduction to the field and a thorough tour of the discipline. Author Richard Perloff examines essential concepts in this arena, such as agenda-setting, agenda-building, framing, political socialization, and issues of bias that are part of campaign news. Designed to provide an understanding and appreciation of the principles involved in political communication along with methods of research and hypothesis-testing, each chapter includes materials that challenge us by encouraging reflection on controversial matters. Inside this Second Edition you’ll find: Expanded discussion of conceptual problems, communication complexities, and key issues in the field. New examples, concepts, and studies reflecting current political communication scholarship. The integration of technology throughout the text, reflecting its pervasive role in the political spectrum. Accompanied by an updated companion website with resources for students and instructors, The Dynamics of Political Communication prepares you to survey the political landscape with a more critical eye, and encourages a greater understanding of the challenges and occurrences presented in this constantly evolving field.

The Persuasion Handbook

Author: James Price Dillard
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761920069
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Persuasion Handbook provides scholars with cogent, comprehensive summaries of the latest research in a diversity of areas related to persuasion. From a topical standpoint, the book covers issues of interest to interpersonal and mass communication researchers as well as psychologists and public health practitioners. In addition to its summary function, each chapter identifies key challenges to the area and lays out research strategy for addressing those challenges.