Election Posters Around the Globe

Political Campaigning in the Public Space

Editors: Holtz-Bacha, Christina, Johansson, Bengt (Eds.)

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  • Analyzes the role of election posters in political campaigning
  • Presents case studies from a number of countries around the globe
  • Discusses theoretical aspects and methodological approaches 
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This book examines the history and role of election posters as one of the most crucial forms of political communication, especially in electoral campaigns, in a number of countries around the globe. The contributing authors present comparative research on electoral posters from countries from all five continents, summarizing international similarities and national differences. The book also discusses theoretical aspects and different methodological approaches that are used for studying the design, content and reception of election posters as a means of political communication. 

About the authors

Dr. Christina Holtz-Bacha is professor and holds the Chair in Communication Sciences at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. 
Dr. Bengt Johansson is professor in journalism and mass communication at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Posters: From Announcements to Campaign Instruments

    Holtz-Bacha, Christina (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Visual Political Communication Through Election Posters

    Geise, Stephanie

    Pages 13-31

  • Methodological Approaches to the Analysis of Visual Political Communication Through Election Posters

    Geise, Stephanie (et al.)

    Pages 33-52

  • Australian Election Posters

    Smith, Rodney

    Pages 53-76

  • Advertising Concepts in Posters of the Main Chilean Political Campaigns (1989–2013): The Same Ideas with Different Words

    Uribe, Rodrigo (et al.)

    Pages 77-89

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eBook £87.50
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £109.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-32496-8
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover £109.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-81300-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Election Posters Around the Globe
Book Subtitle
Political Campaigning in the Public Space
Editors
  • Christina Holtz-Bacha
  • Bengt Johansson
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-32498-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-32498-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-32496-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-81300-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 392
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations, 140 illustrations in colour
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