Make Poverty History: Political Communication in Action

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 15, 2009 - Political Science - 256 pages
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An analysis of the production and consumption of the communications of "Make Poverty History," a high profile episode of social movement protest in the UK. The book follows the campaign throughout its lifetime and explores how attitudes towards government and political opportunities influenced the negotiation of communications.

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Contents

Introduction
3
A Short History of Make Poverty History
14
Make Poverty History as Brand
33
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

NICOLAS SIREAU started as a financial journalist before moving into charity communications and fundraising. After being Director for Communications for international development agency Progressio, he moved to his current position as founding director of SolarAid, a new and fast growing NGO that uses solar power to fight poverty and climate change.

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