Making Sense of Political Ideology

The Power of Language in Democracy (Communication, Media, and Politics) by Bernard L. Brock

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Subjects:

  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Communication (General),
  • Political Rhetoric,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / General,
  • Communication in politics,
  • Political aspects
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL7925460M
ISBN 100742536718
ISBN 109780742536715

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‘His thought is redneck, yours is doctrinal and mine is deliciously supple.’ Ideology has never been so much in evidence as a fact and so little understood as a concept as it is today. From the left it can often be seen as the exclusive property of ruling classes, and from the right as an arid and totalizing exception to their own common sense.4/5(1). The anti-pornography arguments often described women as victims, without agency, but “pro-sex” feminists argued that women should be able to use, and make, porn. So long as it was consensual Author: Katrina Forrester. Pakistan's transformation from a country once projected as a model of Muslim enlightenment to a state now threatened by an Islamist take over dominates the headlines. Many account for the change by pointing to Pakistan's controversial partnership with the United States since 9/11; others see it as a consequence of Pakistan's long history of authoritarian rule, which has marginalized liberal.   In Making Sense of the Alt-Right, Hawley does what he set out to do: exploring deep into the heart of the alt-right and its origins, ideology, and political influence. * Political Science Quarterly * A slim, neatly focused work that attempts to define the radical new movement. * New Statesman * Vital for understanding our times/5().

other—must be put together. That is, political ideology is “ideology” in the sense of Marx and Engels not because it is false or distracting, but because it is the ideational equivalent of actual patterns of relations, in this case, specifically political relations. Political ideology and political reasoning The Classic Approach. An ideology is a set of beliefs and values attributed to a person or group of persons, especially as held for reasons that are not purely epistemic. Formerly applied primarily to economic, political, or religious theories and policies, in a tradition going back to Karl Marx and Friederich Engels, more recent use treats the term as mainly condemnatory.   This chapter attempts to examine one's own ideological beliefs, to better understand the role of ideology in politics and society. It examines its relevance to modern history both in Britain and in other parts of the world. The chapter analyses the situation in contemporary Britain and considers whether it can be reasonably asserted that there is an ideological consensus in Britain or Author: Kevin Harrison, Tony Boyd. The revolutionary wave that swept the Middle East in was marked by spectacular mobilization, spreading within and between countries with extraordinary speed. Several years on, however, it has caused limited shifts in structures of power, leaving much of the old political and social order intact. In this book, noted author Asef Bayat—whose Life as Politics anticipated the Arab Spring.

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Making Sense of Political Ideology reinvigorates the concept, suggesting that ideology can be used in and explain a host of interactions and transactions in politics. (James W. Chesebro) In this timely book, Huglen, Brock, Klumpp, and Howell insightfully analyze a 5/5(1). Making Sense of Political Ideology reinvigorates the concept, suggesting that ideology can be used in and explain a host of interactions and transactions in politics.

(James W. Chesebro) In this timely book, Huglen, Brock, Klumpp, and Howell insightfully analyze a Cited by: Making Sense of Political Ideology reinvigorates the concept, suggesting that ideology can be used in and explain a host of interactions and transactions in politics.

James W. Chesebro. In this timely book, Huglen, Brock, Klumpp, and Howell insightfully analyze a Price: $ Making Sense of Political Ideology explores the erosion of ties among ideology, language, and political action. Analyzing political language strategies, it shows how to dissect language so we can better understand a speaker's ideology.

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Chesebro, Ball State University In this timely book, Huglen, Brock, Klumpp, and Howell insightfully analyze a central problem in the American democratic : Bernard L. Brock, Mark E. Huglen, James F. Klumpp. Making Sense of the Alt-Right is the second book I've read by George Hawley.

The first was Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism. No one in the 21st century has done a better job coming to terms with right-wing political ideologies than Hawley/5. Making Sense of Political Ideology. by Bernard L. Brock,Mark E. Huglen,James F. Klumpp,Sharon Howell.

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Second, ideology is a central characteristic in the general structure of political beliefs. It acts as a lens through which the political and social world is interpreted. Third, ideology is functional in nature. Ideological preferences often fulfill a voter’s unique psychological, motivational, and personality-oriented : Christopher Weber.

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how useful it is in making sense of society. better understand the role of ideology in politics and society. The coverage of the subject ranges wider than political party ideology.

Table of contents for Making sense of political ideology / Bernard L. Brock [et al.]. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.

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