Communication, Strategy, and Politics

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Series editors: Thierry Giasson (Université Laval) and Alex Marland (Memorial University)


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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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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Permanent Campaigning in Canada

UBC Press

This book provides a provocative look at the growth of non-stop election campaigning in Canada and its implications for Canadian democracy and how we are governed.

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Brand Command

Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

UBC Press

An eye-opening look at how political parties and the government use branding strategies and the implications that this has for Canadian democracy.

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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.

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Political Communication in Canada

Meet the Press and Tweet the Rest

UBC Press

This timely volume explores how Canadian political institutions, the media, and citizens are adapting to a fast-evolving media environment and the effects this is having on Canadian democracy.

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Political Marketing in Canada

UBC Press

The first book-length exploration of how marketing tools and concepts are transforming elections and politics in Canada.

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