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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published textbooks in the subject of Political Communication — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For textbooks that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming textbooks.

New and Published Textbooks

  1. Language and Power

    3rd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Power is widely recognised both as a classic and an essential introductory textbook to the field of Critical Discourse Analysis. It focusses on how language functions in maintaining and changing power relations in modern society, the ways of analysing language which can reveal these...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Dynamics of Political Communication

    Media and Politics in a Digital Age

    By Richard M. Perloff

    "The Dynamics of Political Communication blends the drama, excitement, and chaos of politics with the extensive body of social science research that maps in detail the role of the communication media in our political life." —Maxwell McCombs, University of Texas at Austin "The effortlessness and...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Campaigning for President 2012

    Strategy and Tactics, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dennis W. Johnson

    In this important and timely volume, Dennis W. Johnson has assembled an outstanding team of political scientists and political professionals to examine one of the fiercest and most closely fought presidential elections of our time. Like its predecessor on the 2008 race, Campaigning for President...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Political Writing: A Guide to the Essentials

    A Guide to the Essentials

    By Adam Garfinkle, David Brooks

    Writing well, and persuasively, is not only a discipline that can be learned, it is one deeply rooted in the classical arts of rhetoric and polemic. This book introduces the essential skills, rules, and steps for producing effective political prose appropriate to many contexts, from the editorial,...

    Published July 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Political Campaign Communication

    Inside and Out, 2nd Edition

    By Larry Powell, Joseph Cowart

    Political Campaign Communication: Inside and Out examines the ins and outs of political campaigning through the eyes of both an academic and a political consultant. This text takes a unique approach to the subject of campaign communication by examining its intricacies from views both inside and...

    Published February 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Political Discourse Analysis

    A Method for Advanced Students

    By Isabela Fairclough, Norman Fairclough

    In this accessible new textbook, Isabela and Norman Fairclough present their innovative approach to analysing political discourse. Political Discourse Analysis integrates analysis of arguments into critical discourse analysis and political discourse analysis. The book is grounded in a view of...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Persuasion in Society

    2nd Edition

    By Herbert W. Simons, Jean Jones

    Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging readers to explore...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to Political Communication

    5th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    Series: Communication and Society

    An Introduction to Political Communication introduces students to the complex relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the United Kingdom, United States and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, NGOs and terrorist...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Making Sense of Media and Politics

    Five Principles in Political Communication

    By Gadi Wolfsfeld

    Politics is above all a contest, and the news media are the central arena for viewing that competition. One of the central concerns of political communication has to do with the myriad ways in which politics has an impact on the news media and the equally diverse ways in which the media influences...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century

    A Whole New Ballgame?

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    So much has changed during the past decade in political campaigning that we can almost say "it's a whole new ball game." This book analyzes the way campaigns were traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred in the last decade. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Environmental Ethics and Film
    By Pat Brereton
    To Be Published September 22nd 2015
  2. Race(ing) Intercultural Communication: Racial Logics in a Colorblind Era
    Edited by Dreama G. Moon, Michelle A. Holling
    To Be Published September 29th 2015
  3. Refining Milestone Mass Communications Theories for the 21st Century
    Edited by Ran Wei
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  4. Talk Show Campaigns: Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television
    By Michael Parkin
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  5. Communication Crisis at Kent State: A Case Study
    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson
    To Be Published November 4th 2015

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