|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture Series|
|Product dimensions:||9.28(w) x 6.22(h) x 0.77(d)|
About the Author
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 1 Distinctions Chapter 3 2 Defamations: Politics as Soap Opera Chapter 4 3 Confrontations: Popular Music and Politics Chapter 5 4 Connections: The Fan Democracy Chapter 6 5 Personalization: The Celebrity Politician Chapter 7 6 Feminization? Female Politicians, Family, and Celebrity Chapter 8 7 Dramatizations: Plots in Politics Chapter 9 8 Presentations: Popular Resources for Citizenship Chapter 10 9 Discussions: Populism, Deliberation, and Diversity Chapter 11 References
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Liesbet van Zoonen's important new book is unusual in the way it treats politics and entertainment with equal seriousness. The result is a study that makes us rethink our understanding of political and cultural life—and of the ways they engage with each other.