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Populist Political Communication In Europe

Author : Toril Aalberg
ISBN : 9781317224747
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In an increasing number of countries around the world, populist leaders, political parties and movements have gained prominence and influence, either by electoral successes on their own or by influencing other political parties and the national political discourse. While it is widely acknowledged that the media and the role of communication more broadly are key to understanding the rise and success of populist leaders, parties and movements, there is however very little research on populist political communication, at least in the English-speaking research literature. Originating from a research project funded by the European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST), this book seeks to advance this research. It includes examinations 24 European countries, and focuses on three areas within the context of populism and populist political communication: populist actors as communicators, the media and populism and citizens and populism.

Media In War And Armed Conflict

Author : Romy Fröhlich
ISBN : 9781351685399
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book focuses on the social process of conflict news production and the emergence of public discourse on war and armed conflict. Its contributions combine qualitative and quantitative approaches through interview studies and computer-assisted content analysis and apply a unique comparative and holistic approach over time, across different cycles of six conflicts in three regions of the world, and across different types of domestic, international and transnational media. In so doing, it explores the roles of public communication through traditional media, social media, strategic communication, and public relations in informing and involving national and international actors in conflict prevention, resolution and peace-keeping. It provides a key point of reference for creative, innovative, and state-of-the-art empirical research on media and armed conflict.

Communication Advocacy And Work Family Balance

Author : Jenny Dixon
ISBN : 9781317296799
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This book presents an understanding of work-family balance for working adults belonging to a number of different family structures (e.g. single and/or childfree adults, LGBT couples, families with female breadwinners). It contends that family structure should serve as a way of thinking about diversity (i.e., race, gender, age, family) in the U.S. workplace. It also argues that—in addition to accommodations occurring through workplace policy—the negotiation of work-family balance happens as a result of self-advocacy that occurs in everyday communication about family at work. Relaying the stories of a number of different working adults belonging to a variety of different family structures, it explores the range of obstacles faced in the attempt at balancing work and family life, generates informed ideas for eliminating barriers commonly experienced in balancing work and family, and problematizes enduring assumptions regarding gender roles and the myth of steadfast public and private spheres.

The Discourse Of Special Populations

Author : Ahmet Atay
ISBN : 9781317201755
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The term "special population" occupies a particular purpose and has a particular role in the discourse of higher education. This book uses the term as an umbrella term for any student who tends to be underrepresented on college campuses and has a very specific set of unique needs: among others, individuals with physical and learning disabilities, international students, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ students, single parents, and first generation and other non-traditional student groups. Sometimes these "special" student groups are visible to educators; however, quite often they are hidden in plain sight, which makes it difficult for educators to work effectively and meaningfully with these student groups. This book uses the framework of critical intercultural communication pedagogy to generate a discussion about pedagogical issues surrounding students who are categorized as "special populations", focusing on culturally sensitive pedagogical methods to educate all students.

Populism And The Web

Author : Mojca Pajnik
ISBN : 9781351590600
Genre : Political Science
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The Web plays an increasingly important role in the communication strategies of political parties and movements, which increasingly utilize it for promoting ideas and ideologies as well as mobilization and campaigning strategies. This book explores the role of the Web for right-wing populist political parties and movements across Europe. Analyzing these groups’ discourses and practices of online communication, it shows how social media is used to spread ideas and mobilize supporters whilst also excluding constructed ‘others’ such as migrants, Muslims, women or LGBT persons. Expert contributors provide evidence of a shift in the strategies of mainstream parties as they also engage in ‘Internet populism’ and suggest ways that progressive movements can and do respond to counter these developments. Topics are explored using a cross-country analysis which does not neglect the particularities of the national contexts. This work will appeal to researchers and students working in the fields of media and communication studies, political theory, policy analysis, studies of populism, racism and nationalism, gender, LGBT, migration, Islam and welfare.

Populism Media And Education

Author : Maria Ranieri
ISBN : 9781317398561
Genre : Education
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Based on a major research project funded by the European Commission, Populism, Media and Education studies how discriminatory stereotypes are built online with a particular focus on right-wing populism. Globalization and migration have led to a new era of populism and racism in Western countries, rekindling traditional forms of discrimination through innovative means. New media platforms are being seen by populist organizations as a method to promote hate speech and unprecedented forms of proselytism. Race, gender, disability and sexual orientation are all being used to discriminate and young people are the preferred target for populist organizations and movements. This book examines how media education can help to deconstruct such hate speech and promote young people’s full participation in media-saturated societies. Drawing on rich examples from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Slovenia, and the UK - countries characterized by different political and cultural contexts – Populism, Media and Education addresses key questions about the meaning of new populism, the nature of e-engagement, and the role of education and citizenship in the digital century. With its international and interdisciplinary approach, this book is essential reading for academics and students in the areas of education, media studies, sociology, cultural studies, political sciences, discrimination and gender studies.

Populismus In Der Modernen Demokratie

Author : Friso Wielenga
ISBN : 3830974442
Genre : Political Science
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Rechtspopulistische Parteien haben in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern in den letzten Jahrren eine starke Position erlangt. Dies gilt auch für die lange Zeit als liberal und tolerant geltenden Niederlande. Mit der kurzen politischen Karriere Pim Fortuyns im Jahr 2002 zerfiel die traditionelle Hegemonie der etablierten Parteien. Die alten Koalitionsmuster gelten nicht mehr, und das politische Klima ist rauer geworden. Im Herbst 2010 bildeten konservative Liberale und Christdemokraten mit den Stimmen des Rechtspopulisten Geert Wilders eine Minderheitsregierung, die die Niederlande und ihr Ansehen im Ausland verändern wird. In Deutschland ist der Populismus bislang zwar weniger erfolgreich, aber auch hier zeigen sich mit der Auflösung der politischen Milieus und der Schwächung der Volksparteien ähnliche Tendenzen. Wie kam es zu diesen Entwicklungen, und was bedeuten sie für die politische Landschaft und die Demokratie in beiden Ländern? Wie reagieren die herkömmlichen Parteien, und welche Konsequenzen könnte die politische und schulische Bildung ziehen? Diese und andere Fragen behandeln niederländische und deutsche Politik- und Populismusexperten.

The Internet And Democracy Building In Lusophone African Countries

Author : Susana Salgado
ISBN : 9781317027133
Genre : Political Science
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This timely book fills an important gap in the literature on the influence of the Internet and new media in Portuguese speaking African countries. Based on extensive field work throughout the region the author examines the influence of the Internet in the transition to democracy in Africa, and asks whether there are new possibilities for popular activism to emerge from evolving communication environments and media systems. The book analyses the different forms of democracy, the concept of development, and addresses the debate about the relationship between democracy and development and explores the influence of the media in the democratization process, the promises that digital media bring to this process and to development and the implications of the African digital divide. In certain countries in this region democracy and independent news media are in their infancy but are starting to take hold, giving an excellent opportunity to observe the dynamics of civil society and the influence of increased freedom, new voting powers and new media in particular. The book offers important insights into the roles and functions that the media in general, and the Internet in particular, can perform in the creation of a more democratic society, as well as in empowering and educating citizens in democratic values.

Die Alternative F R Deutschland

Author : Alexander Häusler
ISBN : 9783658106386
Genre : Political Science
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Im Zentrum dieses Sammelbandes stehen aktuelle Analysen zur Partei "Alternative für Deutschland" (AfD). Soziologen und Parteienforscher untersuchen die innen- und außenpolitischen, familien- und geschlechterpolitischen Positionen der Partei und bilanzieren auch die bisherige sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung zur AfD. Auch mögliche Verbindungen zu den rechtspopulistischen PEGIDA-Protesten in Dresden und in anderen Orten werden thematisiert.

The Politicization Of Europe

Author : Paul Statham
ISBN : 9780415584661
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines how mass media debates have contributed to the politicization of the European Union. The public controversies over the EU’s attempted Constitution-making (and its failure) sowed the seeds for a process of politicization that has advanced ever since: an increasing visibility for the EU in mass-mediated public debates that is combined with a growing public contestation over Europe within national politics. The book presents an original systematic study of the emerging field of political discourse carried by the mass media in France, Germany and Britain to examine the performance of Europe’s public sphere. Whilst the EU’s increasing politicization can be seen as beneficial to European democracy, potentially ‘normalizing’ the EU-level within national politics, the same developments can also be a threat to democracy, leading to populist and xenophobic responses and a decline in political trust. Such discussions are key to understanding the EU’s legitimacy and how its democratic politics can work in an era of mediated politics. The Politicization of Europewill be of interest to students and scholars of comparative politics, media studies, communication, sociology and European studies.

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