Advances in Research Using the C-SPAN Archives

Advances in Research Using the C-SPAN Archives

by Robert X. Browning (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557537621
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Series: C-SPAN Archives Series
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert X. Browning serves as the founding director of the C-SPAN Archives and as a professor of political science and communication at Purdue University. He has designed and built one of the largest and most accessible video collections in the world, which provides citizens, teachers, students, and researchers with access to the primary public affairs record of our democracy.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Chapter 1 Congressional Process and Public Opinion Toward Congress: An Experimental Analysis Using the C-SPAN Video Library Jonathan S. Morris Michael W. Joy 1

Chapter 2 Discursively Constructing the Great Lakes Freshwater Theresa R. Castor 33

Chapter 3 Considering Construction of Conservative/Liberal Meaning What an Extraterrestrial Might Discover About Branding Strategy in the C-SPAN Video Library Robert L. Kerr 59

Chapter 4 What Can the Public Learn by Watching Congress? Tim Groeling 79

Chapter 5 Gendered Linguistics: A Large-Scale Text Analysis of U.S. Senate Candidate Debates Martha E. Kropf Emily Grassett 83

Chapter 6 Microanalysis of the Emotional Appropriateness of Facial Displays During Presidential Debates: C-SPAN Coverage of the First and Third 2012 Debates Patrick A. Stewart Spencer C. Hall 103

Chapter 7 President William J. Clinton as a Practical Ethnomethodologist: A Single-Case Analysis of Successful Question-Answering Techniques in the 1998 Grand jury Testimony Angela Cora Garcia 131

Chapter 8 C-SPAN Unscripted: The Archives as Repository for Uncertainty in Political Life Joshua M. Scacco 165

Chapter 9 Protecting (Which?) Women: A Content Analysis of the House Floor Debate on the 2012 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act Nadia E. Brown Sarah Allen Gershon 173

Chapter 10 "Working the Crowd": How Political Figures Use Introduction Structures Kurtis D. Miller 203

Chapter 11 Representing Others, Presenting Self Zoe M. Oxley 235

Conclusion 241

Contributors 245

Index 251

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