Fortschritte der politischen Kommunikationsforschung by Birgit Krause, Benjamin Fretwurst, Jens Vogelgesang

By Birgit Krause, Benjamin Fretwurst, Jens Vogelgesang

Politische Kommunikation ist seit jeher zentraler Gegenstand kommunikations- und politikwissenschaftlicher Forschung. Mit der Festschrift für Lutz Erbring diskutieren namhafte Autoren wie Manfred Güllner, Otfried Jarren, Wolfgang R. Langenbucher, Friedhelm Neidhardt, Norman H. Nie, Winfried Schulz, Gerhard Vowe die Bedingungen, Funktionsweisen und Folgen politischer Kommunikation in demokratisch verfassten Gesellschaften. Im ersten Teil des Bandes reflektieren die Autoren Grundfragen der Theorie der Öffentlichkeit, der strategischen Organisationskommunikation und der Journalismus- und Wirkungsforschung. Im zweiten Teil des Bandes werden aktuelle empirische Befunde der Politischen Kommunikationsforschung vorgestellt.

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The Electronic Media and the Transformation of Law by M. Ethan Katsh

By M. Ethan Katsh

Hugely publicized criminal instances, comparable to these related to libel verdicts, obscenity prosecutions, the 1st modification, and different parts of media legislation have targeted awareness on just one a part of the media's influence on legislation. This examine, the 1st to discover the wide effect of pcs and tv at the way forward for the criminal strategy, explains the serious position of knowledge and argues that the effect of the recent modes of conversation should be visible in adjustments happening in lots of parts of the legislations. those parts contain the ambitions and reasons of legislations, the doctrines and principles of legislation, the tactics legislation makes use of to settle disputes and form habit, the felony occupation, and the values and ideas that underlie our approach of law.

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Marketing Maximilian: The Visual Ideology of a Holy Roman by Larry Silver

By Larry Silver

Lengthy prior to the photograph op, political rulers have been manipulating visible imagery to domesticate their authority and unfold their ideology. Born simply a long time after Gutenberg, the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) was once, Larry Silver argues, the 1st ruler to use the propaganda energy of published pictures and textual content. advertising Maximilian explores how Maximilian used illustrations and different visible arts to form his picture, in achieving what Max Weber calls "the routinization of charisma," advance the ability of the Hapsburg dynasty, and aid determine the Austro-Hungarian Empire. a desirable research of the self-fashioning of an early glossy ruler who used to be as a lot image-maker as emperor, advertising Maximilian indicates why Maximilian is still essentially the most awesome, leading edge, and self-aggrandizing royal paintings buyers in eu background. Silver describes how Maximilian--lacking a true capital or court docket heart, the power to tax, and an simply plausible territory--undertook an unlimited and dear visual-media crusade to ahead his extravagant claims to imperial rank, noble blood, ideal virtues, and army good fortune. To press those claims, Maximilian patronized and sometimes individually supervised and collaborated with the easiest printers, craftsmen, and artists of his time (among them not less than Albrecht Drer) to plot and convey illustrated books, medals, heralds, armor, and an formidable tomb monument.

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Die trügerische Akzeptanz von Islam, Homosexualität und by Andrea Brassel-Ochmann

By Andrea Brassel-Ochmann

Andrea Brassel-Ochmannhinterfragt in diesem Buch die unbedingte und unbeschränkte Rede- und Meinungsfreiheit unserer vermeintlich tabulosen Gesellschaft. Sie legt das herrschende hegemoniale Meinungsklima offen und enthüllt Prozesse und Diskurse um Zugehörigkeit und Ausschluss, Abweichung und Normalität, Fremdheit und Alterität in den drei Untersuchungsfeldern Islam, Homosexualität und Suizid. Deutlich werden die gegenwärtigen Grenzen der Akzeptabilität in Deutschland, die sich in einem doppelten Meinungsklima, einer verlogenen Akzeptanz, offenbaren.

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Teaching Popular Culture: Beyond Radical Pedagogy (Media, by David Buckingham

By David Buckingham

Instructing concerning the media and pop culture has been a massive main issue for radical educators. but lately, the hyperbolic rhetoric of "critical pedagogy" has come below assault, not just from theoretical views equivalent to feminism, anti-racism and postmodernism, but additionally within the mild of exact lecture room adventure. The thought That academics may "liberate" scholars via rationalistic different types of ideological critique has been more and more puzzled, not just at the grounds of its political vanity, but in addition due to its ineffectiveness in perform. This e-book seeks to maneuver past the restrictions of those debates, and to discover optimistic choices. It features a wide overseas variety of contributions, masking perform from basic faculties all the way through to better schooling. The authors draw on diversified views, together with poststructuralism, postmodernism, cultural reports, anti-racism and feminism; but they percentage a willingness to problem radical orthodoxies, and to provide confident sensible possible choices.

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Modern Esoteric: Beyond Our Senses by Brad Olsen

By Brad Olsen

Prepared into 3 sections—Lifeology, keep an eye on, and Thrive—Modern Esoteric examines the issues in smooth background and appears at how conspiracy theories, esoteric wisdom, and fringe matters can be utilized to assist swap the dead-end direction humanity appears following. The Lifeology part explores the lengthy and storried “alternative narrative” of lifestyles on the earth. within the regulate part, writer Brad Olsen examines how monstrous Brother is right here within the type of the recent global Order, and the way they preserve the information of humankind’s actual nature from the mass inhabitants. eventually, the Thrive part appears to be like in any respect the methods people are evolving to accomplish their complete power.

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History of International Broadcasting, Volume 2 by James Wood

By James Wood

Records the position of the West's overseas broadcasters, equivalent to Voice of the USA, Radio unfastened Europe, and the BBC international carrier, in utilizing propaganda and different details to help in bringing concerning the cave in of Soviet communism. Analyzes new makes use of of those broadcasting infrastructures and new advancements reflecting adjustments on this planet in politics and tradition. a lot cognizance is dedicated to broadcasting to and inside of Asia and the center East. additionally seems to be on the transmitter production undefined, and rising technologies.

The establishment of Engineering and know-how is likely one of the world's best specialist societies for the engineering and expertise group. The IET publishes greater than a hundred new titles each year; a wealthy mixture of books, journals and magazines with a again catalogue of greater than 350 books in 18 diversified topic parts together with:

-Power & Energy
-Renewable Energy
-Radar, Sonar & Navigation
-Electrical Measurement
-History of Technology
-Technology Management

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The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding by Michael Blastland

By Michael Blastland

The Strunk & White of data staff as much as support the typical individual navigate the numbers within the news.

Drawing on their highly well known BBC Radio four convey More or Less,, journalist Michael Blastland and the world over recognized economist Andrew Dilnot satisfaction, amuse, and convert American mathphobes through displaying how our daily reports make feel of numbers.

the unconventional premise of The Numbers Game is to teach how a lot we already be aware of, and provides sensible how one can use our wisdom to develop into cannier shoppers of the media. In each one concise bankruptcy, the authors tackle a special theme—such as measurement, likelihood, averages, pursuits, chance, dimension, and data—and current it as a memorable and pleasing story.

If you’ve ever puzzled what “average” relatively potential, no matter if the scare tales approximately melanoma hazard should still persuade you to alter your habit, or even if a narrative you learn within the paper is biased (and how), you would like this booklet. Blastland and Dilnot exhibit easy methods to live to tell the tale and thrive at the torrent of numbers that pours via way of life. It’s the fundamental advisor to each reason you're keen on or hate, and each factor you stick with, within the language each person makes use of.

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Reality TV: The Work of Being Watched (Critical Media by Mark Andrejevic

By Mark Andrejevic

Drawing on cultural thought and interviews with lovers, forged individuals and manufacturers, this publication locations the truth television pattern inside of a broader social context, tracing its courting to the improvement of a digitally more desirable, surveillance-based interactive economic climate and to a savvy distrust of mediated truth more often than not. Surveying numerous profitable truth television codecs, the ebook hyperlinks the rehabilitation of 'Big Brother' to the more and more vital fiscal position performed by means of the paintings of being watched. the writer enlists serious social conception to envision how the allure of 'the actual' is deployed as a pervasive yet fake promise of democratization.

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