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Synopsis:

Can politics be combined with entertainment? Can political involvement and participation be fun? Politics and popular culture are converging all the time, whether itOs in Arnold SchwarzeneggerOs election as governor of California or in political television dramas and movies like The West Wing and Dave. This book encourages readers to think about how links between entertainment and politics have the potential to rejuvenate citizenship, endorse civic values, and sustain civic commitment.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780742529069
Author:
Van Zoonen, Liesbet
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
Civics & Citizenship
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Critical Media Studies Series: Institutions, Politics, and C
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
181
Dimensions:
9.18x6.02x.80 in. .86 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Media

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"Synopsis" by , Can politics be combined with entertainment? Can political involvement and participation be fun? Politics and popular culture are converging all the time, whether itOs in Arnold SchwarzeneggerOs election as governor of California or in political television dramas and movies like The West Wing and Dave. This book encourages readers to think about how links between entertainment and politics have the potential to rejuvenate citizenship, endorse civic values, and sustain civic commitment.
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