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Why Community Matters
Why Community Matters (August 2007)
Connecting Education with Civic Life
Nicholas V. Longo - Author

Provides a fresh perspective on the undeniable relationship between education reform and democratic revitalization.           

Providing a new perspective on the undeniable relationship between education reform and democratic revitalization, Nicholas V. Longo uncovers and examines practical models in which communities play an essential role in teaching the ar...(Read More)
Musical Democracy
Musical Democracy (August 2006)
Nancy S. Love - Author

How music functions as a metaphor and model for democracy.

Musical metaphors abound in political theory and music often accompanies political movements, yet music is seldom regarded as political communication. In this groundbreaking book, Nancy S. Love explores how music functions as metaphor and model for democracy in the work of political theorists and activist musicians. She examines deliberative democrati...(Read More)
Apprehending Politics
Apprehending Politics (January 2006)
News Media and Individual Political Development
Marco Calavita - Author

Using penetrating, in-depth interviews, examines the individual political development of young adults in post-1960s America, and the roles that news media play in that development.

This groundbreaking book examines the significance of the news media for the political beliefs and behavior of contemporary Americans. Relying on original, in-depth interviews with members of the group known as Generation X, Marco Calavita...(Read More)
The First Presidential Communications Agency
The First Presidential Communications Agency (February 2005)
FDR's Office of Government Reports
Mordecai Lee - Author

The history of FDR's Office of Government Reports.

This book explores a forgotten chapter in modern U.S. history: the false dawn of the communications age in American politics. The Office of Government Reports (OGR) was created in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, but after World War II Congress refused President Truman's request to continue funding it. OGR proved to be ahead of its time, a predecessor to the n...(Read More)
For Better or Worse?
For Better or Worse? (March 2004)
How Political Consultants are Changing Elections in the United States
David A. Dulio - Author

Investigates the effects of political consultants on American democracy.

For Better or Worse?
offers a fresh look at how professional campaign consultants have both positive and negative effects on democracy in the United States. Questioning much of the prevailing conventional wisdom, David A. Dulio employs a unique set of data that empirically examines consultants' own attitudes and beliefs to evaluate where they st...(Read More)
Information Technologies and Global Politics
Information Technologies and Global Politics (January 2002)
The Changing Scope of Power and Governance
James N. Rosenau - Editor
J. P. Singh - Editor

Examines how information technologies may be shifting power and authority away from the state.

Returning to the fundamentals of political science, namely power and governance, this book studies the relationship between information technologies and global politics. Key issue-areas are carefully examined: security (including information warfare and terrorism); global consumption and production; international telecommunica...(Read More)
Counterpublics and the State
Counterpublics and the State (September 2001)
Robert Asen - Editor
Daniel C. Brouwer - Editor

Explores antagonistic encounters between people, both individuals and groups, and governments.

In the form of demonstrations, social movements, guerrilla warfare, and internet "hacktivism," political dissidents or "counterpublics" challenge the state and assert themselves upon the public stage. At stake in such engagements are profound issues of political and economic redistribution, individual and collective rights, political legitima...(Read More)
Composing Useful Pasts
Composing Useful Pasts (September 2000)
History as Contemporary Politics
Edmund E. Jacobitti - Editor

Argues that history is written from the present tense, meaning that its purpose is to construct convincing political arguments about who or what caused a current problem and how that problem should be addressed.

Composing Useful Pasts discusses how history is not a settled record of the dead past, but a poetic or imaginative creation stimulated by and focused on contemporary interests. Historical investigation is ...(Read More)
Images of the U.S. around the World
Images of the U.S. around the World (November 1998)
A Multicultural Perspective
Yahya R. Kamalipour - Editor

Examines how peoples of other nations perceive the U.S., how media of other nations portray the U.S., and how exported media products impact the U.S. image around the world.

In Images of the U.S. around the World more than thirty researchers and scholars representing twenty countries examine the perception of the United States as evidenced by other nations' media portrayal, and through the impact of exported media products world...(Read More)
The Theory and Practice of Political Communication Research
The Theory and Practice of Political Communication Research (March 1996)
Mary E. Stuckey - Editor

Provides insight into the world of political communication through its explication of theory and research methodology.

Focusing on theoretical and methodological insight, this book brings together scholars from a variety of fields whose research is guided by diverse analytical approaches. Instead of focusing on what divides scholars, the authors explore areas of intellectual community, building a more systematic and rigorous understand...(Read More)
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