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Microanalysis of Political Communication: Claptrap and Ambiguity
This analysis of political speeches and televised political interviews in the UK, based on the Annual Party Conferences (1996-2000) and the last five general elections (1983-2001), evaluates the interview skills of politicians and political interviewers, investigates how and why politicians equivocate and handle interruptions and examines the nature of applause, both invit ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge
(first published March 27th 2003)
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Very interesting book with its quite wide approach to communication analysis and theory. I especially found the chapter about equivocation both intriguing and very useful as a communicator. Highly recommendable, but take good time reading it, it is dense.