Mediatization of Politics

Understanding the Transformation of Western Democracies

Editors: Esser, F., Strömbäck, J. (Eds.)

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The first book-long analysis of the 'mediatization of politics', this volume aims to understand the transformations of the relationship between media and politics in recent decades, and explores how growing media autonomy, journalistic framing, media populism and new media technologies affect democratic processes.

About the authors

Florin Büchel, University of Zurich, Switzerland Jay G. Blumler, University of Maryland, USA Paul D'Angelo, College of New Jersey, USA Claes H. de Vreese, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Patrick Donges, University of Greifswald, Germany Frank Esser, University of Zurich, Switzerland Otfried Jarren, University of Zurich, Switzerland Jens Lucht, University of Zurich, Switzerland Frank Marcinkowski, University of Muenster, Germany Gianpietro Mazzoleni, University of Milan, Italy Winfried Schulz, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany Adam Shehata, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Adrian Steiner, Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks, Switzerland Jesper Strömbäck, Mid Sweden University, Sweden Gunnar Thesen, International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS), Norway Linards Udris, University of Zurich, Switzerland Peter Van Aelst, University of Antwerp, Netherlands Rens Vliegenthart, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Stefaan Walgrave, University of Antwerp, Netherlands

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'This book brings together some of the leading scholars in contemporary political communication to explore the mediatization of politics. Written in a highly accessible way it provides the reader with a critical insight into this increasingly important concept showcasing the latest theoretical reflections and empirical evidence. I have no doubt that this edited collection will become required reading for all those interested in understanding the mediatization process.' - James Stanyer, University of Loughborough, UK


Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Mediatization of Politics: Towards a Theoretical Framework

    Strömbäck, Jesper (et al.)

    Pages 3-28

  • Mediatization and Democracy

    Blumler, Jay G.

    Pages 31-41

  • Mediatization and Political Populism

    Mazzoleni, Gianpietro

    Pages 42-56

  • Mediatization and New Media

    Schulz, Winfried

    Pages 57-73

  • Mediatization and Political Autonomy: A Systems Approach

    Marcinkowski, Frank (et al.)

    Pages 74-89

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mediatization of Politics
Book Subtitle
Understanding the Transformation of Western Democracies
Editors
  • F. Esser
  • J. Strömbäck
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27584-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137275844
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27583-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-42597-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 246
Topics