The Reinvention of Populist Rhetoric in The Digital Age: Insiders & Outsiders in Democratic Politics

The Reinvention of Populist Rhetoric in The Digital Age: Insiders & Outsiders in Democratic Politics

by Mark Rolfe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811095450
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 07/04/2018
Series: Rhetoric, Politics and Society
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mark Rolfe is Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia. He specialises in the fields of rhetoric, propaganda, political satire, Americanization, political leadership, and Australian politics.

Table of Contents

Introduction – The Outsider is the New Old Black.- Insiders, Outsiders, Populism & Rhetoric.- Obama - the narrative of a Man of The People for New Politics.- Obama - old fashioned anti-politics rhetoric.- Assange: the narrative of the digital Robin Hood against the elites.- Hacker - creating the narrative of the digital Robin Hood.- Globalising the narrative of peoples uprisings on the web.- Conclusion – The Populist bonanza of the 2016 election.

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