Apprehending Politics: News Media and Indivdual Political Development

Apprehending Politics: News Media and Indivdual Political Development

by Marco Calavita

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791484081
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/18/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 594 KB

About the Author

Marco Calavita is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Sonoma State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

2. Contemporary American Political Culture and News Media

3. Portraits of Individual Political Development

4. The Ecology of Individual Political Development and News Media: Relationships, Institutions, and Culture

5. The Contours of Ideology and Orientation

6. Conclusion: Recontextualizing Politics and News Media

Appendix One: Methodological Issues

Appendix Two: Questionnaire For Participants

Appendix Three: Partial Interview Protocol

Appendix Four: Gauging Political Values and Beliefs and Political and Civic Involvement/Commitment

Appendix Five: Tracking and Analysis of News Media Sources

References

Index

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