Key Concepts in Political Communication

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SAGE, Jan 25, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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This is a systematic and accessible introduction to the critical concepts, structures and professional practices of political communication.

Lilleker presents over 50 core concepts in political communication which cement together various strands of theory. From aestheticisation to virtual politics, he explains, illustrates and provides selected further reading. He considers both practical and theoretical issues central to political communication and offers a critical assessment of recent developments in political communication.

 

 

 

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Contents

Preface and dedication
Introduction
How to use this book
Aestheticisation
AgendaSetting
AmericanisationProfessionalisation
Audiences
Authenticity
MediaCentred Democracy
Media Effects
Mediatisation
MessageMessages
Negativity
News Management
News Values
Packaging

BrandsBranding
BroadcastingNarrowcasting
CampaignsCampaigning
CivilCivic Society
ConsumerismConsumerisation
Cynicism
Dealignment
Dumbing Down
ErepresentationEpolitics
Electoral Professionalism
Emotionalisation
Framing
Globalisation
Hegemonic Model
Ideology
Image
Information Subsidies
Infortainment
LegitimacyLegitimisation
Manufactured Consent
Permanent Campaigning
Political Advertising
Political Marketing
Popular Culture
Populism
Propaganda
PseudoEvents
Public Relations Democracy
Public Sphere
Representation
Rhetoric
Segmentation
SoundbiteSoundbite Culture
SourceReporter Relations
SpinSpinDoctor
Technological Determinism
Terrorism
Uses and Gratifications Theory
Virtual PoliticsVirtual Communities
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Darren Lilleker is a Senior Lecturer at Bournemouth University in Communication and Marketing Research.

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