ERIC Number: ED259404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Political Communication Yearbook 1984.
Sanders, Keith R., Ed.; And Others
Focusing on current scholarship in the evolving field of political communication, this publication is organized in three sections. Part 1, "Current Perspectives on the Spiral of Silence," features essays by Charles T. Salmon and F. Gerald Kline, Klaus Merten, Carroll J. Glynn and Jack M. McLeod, and a response by the theory's original positor, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann. Part 2, "Computers and Political Communication: Analyses and Applications," presents essays by Roderick P. Hart and Robert G. Meadow addressing the question of how computer technology helps to shape what is learned and how this knowledge can be applied to political communication. Part 3, "Dimensions of Political Communication Analysis in the 1980s," includes essays by Michael Calvin McGee; Arthur H. Miller, Martin P. Wattenberg, and Oksana Malanchuk; Thomas A. McCain and Nadine S. Koch; Richard L. Johannesen; Robert L. Savage and Diane D. Blair; and James Combs presenting the leading theoretical and research interests current among students of political communication. Lynda Lee Kaid and Keith R. Sanders complete this volume with a "Survey of Political Communication Theory and Research." A selected bibliography is included. (EL)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Oriented Programs, Elections, Information Theory, Mass Media Effects, Politics, Public Opinion
Southern Illinois University Press, P.O. Box 3697, Carbondale, IL 62901 ($30.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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