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An Ideology of Disconnection: for a Critical Political Marketing’
(Central European Journal of Communication, 2009)
The processes of contemporary politics are increasingly informed by ideas and principles that derive from conventional marketing. This, we suggest, is intimately connected to the neoliberal ascendancy which characterises ...
Selling Scandal or ideology? The politics of business crime coverage
Financial scandals and controversies have recently attracted much attention in the British press. The excesses of the bankers’ bonuses, MPs’ expenses scandals and those deemed ‘benefit cheats’ and welfare scroungers have ...
Postfeminism and heavy metal in the United Kingdom: Sexy or sexist?
Media, politics and empowerment: In whose interests?
(Oxford University Press, 2009-07-16)
The Importance of Being Theoretical: Analysing Contemporary Politics
(Teaching Political Studies Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012)
The aim of this chapter is to give an overview of the ways in which we seek to engage students in the idea of using theory in their studies and to reflect on why this matters. While we are aware that there are different ...
Playing to the crowd: the role of music and musicians in political participation
Music and politics have long been connected. One of the most recent examples was Live 8 in July 2005, when a series of concerts was used to put pressure on G8 leaders to change their policy on third world debt. While the ...
'Political marketing models: the curious incident of the dog that doesn't bark'
(Political Studies, 2010-11-04)
Possibilities for democratic “postgovernance”?: Genealogy and the political