Communication, Strategy, and Politics
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.
Inside the Local Campaign
Constituency Elections in Canada
With modern media and technology, the local campaign has made a comeback. Inside the Local Campaign pulls back the curtain on the inner workings of constituency-level campaigning during a Canadian federal election.
Party Discipline in Canada
This revealing examination of the inner workings of party discipline exposes the machinery of message coordination that courses through Canadian legislatures and politics.
Inside the Campaign
Managing Elections in Canada
An illuminating profile of the work carried out behind the scenes during a Canadian election campaign.
What’s Trending in Canadian Politics?
Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere
What’s Trending in Canadian Politics? explores the changing nature of political communication and democratic governance in a digital age.
Identity and Image Making in Canadian Politics
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.
The New NDP
Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing
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.
Opening the Government of Canada
The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age
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.
Political Elites in Canada
Power and Influence in Instantaneous Times
A timely work that examines how Canadian political elites are adapting to changes in digital media technology.
Politics, Journalism, and Infotainment on Quebec Television
The first book about politics and infotainment in Canada, Breaking News? examines the challenges of these (often) controversial programs for democratic citizenship.
Permanent Campaigning in Canada
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.
Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control
An eye-opening look at how political parties and the government use branding strategies and the implications that this has for Canadian democracy.
Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics
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.
Political Communication in Canada
Meet the Press and Tweet the Rest
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.
Political Marketing in Canada
The first book-length exploration of how marketing tools and concepts are transforming elections and politics in Canada.
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