Communication, Strategy, and Politics

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Series editors: Thierry Giasson and Alex Marland


Communication, Strategy, and Politics is a ground-breaking series from UBC Press that examines elite decision making and political communication in today's hyper-mediated and highly competitive environment. Publications in this series look at the intricate relations between marketing strategy, the media, and political actors and explain how this affects Canadian democracy. They also investigate such interconnected themes as strategic communication, mediatization, opinion research, electioneering, political management, public policy, and e-politics in a Canadian context and in comparison to other countries. Designed as a coherent and consolidated space for diffusion of research about Canadian political communication, the series promotes an interdisciplinary, multi-method, and theoretically pluralistic approach.

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What’s Trending in Canadian Politics?

Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere

UBC Press

What’s Trending in Canadian Politics? explores the changing nature of political communication and democratic governance in a digital age.

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Gendered Mediation

Identity and Image Making in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Taking an original approach to the study of gender and political communication, this book examines how politicians, journalists, and citizens deploy intersecting notions of gender, sexuality, race, age, and class in Canadian politics.

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The New NDP

Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing

UBC Press

The New NDP traces the tumultuous shift in federal New Democratic Party’s ideology and campaigning techniques in the opening decades of the twenty-first century.

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Opening the Government of Canada

The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age

UBC Press

Opening the Government of Canada provides a vivid and compelling account of the central challenge facing governments in the digital age: abandoning their “Closed Government” traditions to become more open, networked, and collaborative.

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Political Elites in Canada

Power and Influence in Instantaneous Times

UBC Press

A timely work that examines how Canadian political elites are adapting to changes in digital media technology.

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Breaking News?

Politics, Journalism, and Infotainment on Quebec Television

UBC Press

The first book about politics and infotainment in Canada, Breaking News? examines the challenges of these (often) controversial programs for democratic citizenship.

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