The Psychology of Political Communication: Politicians Under the Microscope (Paperback)

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This book analyzes the ways in which politicians communicate with each other, the media, and the electorate, and discusses the implications of this on the democratic process as a whole. It is a fascinating resource for students and academics in psychology, politics, and communication.

About the Author

Peter Bull, PhD, FBPsS (Fellow of the British Psychological Society), is Honorary Professor in Psychology at the Universities of York and Salford, UK, and Visiting Professor in Political Communication at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His principal interest is the detailed microanalysis of interpersonal communication: in particular, political discourse and nonverbal communication.Maurice Waddle, PhD, lectures in psychology at the University of York, UK. His research focuses on the interpersonal communication of politicians, including their interactions with audiences, interviewers, and parliamentary opponents. He is particularly interested in the phenomenon of personalisation (i.e., playing the man, not the ball) in politics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781032327990
ISBN-10: 1032327995
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 5th, 2023
Pages: 182
Language: English