Communication and Midterm Elections

Media, Message, and Mobilization

Authors: Hendricks, John Allen, Schill, Dan

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This book offers a comprehensive examination of midterm elections from the lens of communications and media coverage. Using a wide variety of methods, this contributed volume covers the differences, similarities, and challenges unique to midterm elections.

About the authors

John Allen Hendricks is Chair and a Professor of Mass Communication at Stephen F. Austin State University, USA. He has authored/edited nine books, including Presidential Campaigning and Social Media: An Analysis of the 2012 Campaign (with Dan Schill 2014) and Techno Politics in Presidential Campaigning: New Voices, New Technologies, and New Voters (with Lynda Lee Kaid 2010).

Dan Schill is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication Studies at James Madison University, USA, where he teaches courses in advocacy, political communication, and media and politics. He has published books on political communication topics, including Presidential Campaigning and Social Media: An Analysis of the 2012 Campaign (with John Allen Hendricks 2014). Schill was a 2009-2010 American Political Science Association (APSA) Congressional Fellow and often conducts dial focus groups for news organizations.

Reviews

"With the authors’ and editors’ successful track record and the timeliness of the subject matter, this edited collection will provide value to researchers and students in mass communication and political science as well as to the stakeholders (campaigns and media practitioners) examined in the studies discussed." - Raluca Cozma, Associate Professor, Iowa State University, USA


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Media, Message, and Mobilization: Political Communication in the 2014 Election Campaigns

    Schill, Dan (et al.)

    Pages 3-23

  • The Cult(ure) of Analytics in 2014

    Baldwin-Philippi, Jessica

    Pages 25-42

  • The “Documented Voter”: Voter Id Messaging in the 2014 Texas Midterm Election

    Scacco, Joshua M. (et al.)

    Pages 43-56

  • Commonsense Protections or Government Interference in Private Decisions? Competing Media Frames in the Battle Over Tennessee’s Abortion Amendment

    Jasperson, Amy E. (et al.)

    Pages 57-81

  • Political Communication and Affective Polarization in the 2014 Midterm Elections for the US Senate: The Cases of Iowa, North Carolina, and Georgia

    Jennings, Freddie J. (et al.)

    Pages 83-97

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Hardcover $119.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-49452-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Communication and Midterm Elections
Book Subtitle
Media, Message, and Mobilization
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48801-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137488015
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49452-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 290
Topics