Presidential Candidate Images (Communication, Media, and Politics)

Presidential Candidate Images (Communication, Media, and Politics)

By: Kenneth L. Hacker (editor)Paperback

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This engaging look at presidential candidate images features a wide range of essays that dissect how these images are formed and manipulated during campaigns. As more and more emphasis is placed on a candidate's persona and how it affects our voting decisions, Presidential Candidate Images provides a variety of frameworks and cases for analyzing candidate images in past, current, and future elections.

About Author

Kenneth L. Hacker is professor of communication studies at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.


Chapter 1 Introduction: The Continued Importance of the Candidate Image Construct Chapter 2 1 Campaigns and Candidate Images in American Presidential Elections Chapter 3 2 Presidential Candidates' Personal Qualities: Computer Content Analysis Chapter 4 3 Candidate Images When Things Go Sour: Reaction to Scandal Chapter 5 4 The "Authentic Candidate": Extending Candidate Image Assessment Chapter 6 5 A Dual-Processing Perspective of Candidate Image Formation Chapter 7 6 The Effects of Advertising on Candidate Images Chapter 8 7 Presidential Debates and Candidate Image Formation: 1992, 1996, 2000 Chapter 9 8 Interpersonal Communication Styles of Political Candidates: Predicting Winning and Losing Candidates in Three U.S. Presidential Elections Chapter 10 9 Meta-Analysis of Presidential Candidate Images Chapter 11 10 Using Cognitive Measurement for Analysis of Candidate Images Chapter 12 11 Measuring Candidate Images with Semantic Differentials Chapter 13 Conclusion: Present and Future Directions for Candidate Image Research

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742536654
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780742536654
  • weight: 336
  • ISBN10: 0742536653

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