Pulp Politics / Edition 2

Pulp Politics / Edition 2

by Glenn W. Jr. Richardson
     
 

Pulp Politics helps us understand how political ads work by exploring how people think and feel, how our brains work, and how we tell and listen to stories. The book dissents from much popular and scholarly opinion that contends that political advertising only despoils democracy. It proposes that the fabric of popular culture, not the essentials of informed consent

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Overview

Pulp Politics helps us understand how political ads work by exploring how people think and feel, how our brains work, and how we tell and listen to stories. The book dissents from much popular and scholarly opinion that contends that political advertising only despoils democracy. It proposes that the fabric of popular culture, not the essentials of informed consent, constitutes the communicative core of contemporary political campaigns. The book subjects campaign spots to compellingly detailed and nuanced analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742556287
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Communicating Culture: Audiovisuals in Campaign Advertising Chapter 3 Political Advertising and Political Thinking Chapter 4 The Attack on Attack Politics: Why "Negative" Advertising is Good for Democracy Chapter 5 The Ad Patrol: Campaign Advertising and Ad Watch Journalism Chapter 6 Visual Political Communications in Campaign 2000 Chapter 7 Political Advertising in the 21st Century: The Audiovisual Politics of Terror Chapter 8 Reason, Passion, and Democracy in the Digital Age: Poilitical Advertising and the American Republic in the 21st Century

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