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Agenda-Setting / Edition 1
     

Agenda-Setting / Edition 1

by James W. Dearing, Everett M. Rogers, Steven H. Chaffee
 

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ISBN-10: 0761905634

ISBN-13: 9780761905639

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

What is the major social problem in the news today? Who made it so important? Social issues that are widely recognized on the media agenda often demand attention on the public agenda, and in turn move quickly up the policy agenda, creating policy changes.

Based on research of contemporary social issues that have hit the headlines - including the war on drugs,

Overview

What is the major social problem in the news today? Who made it so important? Social issues that are widely recognized on the media agenda often demand attention on the public agenda, and in turn move quickly up the policy agenda, creating policy changes.

Based on research of contemporary social issues that have hit the headlines - including the war on drugs, drink-driving, the Exxon Valdez oil spillage, AIDS and the Ethiopian famine - this book provides important theoretical and practical insights into the agenda-setting process and its role in effecting social change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761905639
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Communication Concepts Series , #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

What Is Agenda-Setting?
Media Agenda Studies
Public Agenda Studies
The Hierarchy Approach
Public Agenda Studies
Longitudinal Approaches
Policy Agenda Studies
Studying the Agenda-Setting Process

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