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Title Comparing political communication : theories, cases, and challenges / edited by Frank Esser, Barbara Pfetsch.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.014 COMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Communication, society, and politics.
Communication, society, and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1 Comparing Political Communication: Reorientations in a Changing World / Barbara Pfetsch, Frank Esser 3 -- I Theories and Methods -- 2 Americanization, Globalization, and Secularization: Understanding the Convergence of Media Systems and Political Communication / Daniel C. Hallin, Paolo Mancini 25 -- 3 Transnational Trends in Political Communication: Conventional Views and New Realities / David L. Swanson 45 -- 4 Comparing Mass Communication Systems: Media Formats, Media Contents, and Media Processes / Hans J. Kleinsteuber 64 -- 5 Designs and Methods of Comparative Political Communication Research / Werner Wirth, Steffen Kolb 87 -- II Cases -- 6 Global Political Communication: Good Governance, Human Development, and Mass Communication / Pippa Norris 115 -- 7 Local Political Communication: Media and Local Publics in the Age of Globalization / Sabine Lang 151 -- 8 Strategic Political Communication: Mobilizing Public Opinion in "Audience Democracies" / Hanspeter Kriesi 184 -- 9 Political Campaign Communication: Conditional Convergence of Modern Media Elections / Christina Holtz-Bacha 213 -- 10 Political Communication and Electronic Democracy: American Exceptionalism or Global Trend? / Thomas Zittel 231 -- 11 Political News Journalists: Partisanship, Professionalism, and Political Roles in Five Countries / Wolfgang Donsbach, Thomas E. Patterson 251 -- 12 Political Communication Messages: Pictures of Our World on International Television News / Patrick Rossler 271 -- 13 Political Communication Effects: The Impact of Mass Media and Personal Conversations on Voting / Rudiger Schmitt-Beck 293 -- III Perspectives and Challenges -- 14 State of the Art of Comparative Political Communication Research: Poised for Maturity? / Michael Gurevitch, Jay G. Blumler 325 -- 15 From Political Culture to Political Communications Culture: A Theoretical Approach to Comparative Analysis / Barbara Pfetsch 344 -- 16 Problems of Comparative Political Communication Research: Culture as a Key Variable / Robert L. Stevenson 367 -- 17 Meeting the Challenges of Global Communication and Political Integration: The Significance of Comparative Research in a Changing World / Frank Esser, Barbara Pfetsch 384.
Other author Esser, Frank, 1966-
Pfetsch, Barbara.
Subject Communication in politics -- Comparative method.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Comparative method.
Communication in politics -- Cross-cultural studies.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 0521828317 (hbk.)
0521535409 (paperback)