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Political Communication and Cognition


Part of the Political Campaigning and Communication book series (PCC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 1-18
  3. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 19-46
  4. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 65-79
  5. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 80-99
  6. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 100-114
  7. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 115-133
  8. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 134-150
  9. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 151-176
  10. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 177-197
  11. Darren G. Lilleker
    Pages 198-205
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 206-239

About this book


Political Communication and Cognition draws on a range of theories from communication psychology to explain how citizens receive communication about politics, how communication might make a citizen think and importantly what stimulates political participation, whether simply paying attention, chatting online or going to vote.


attention cognition communication decision-making emotion Involvement participation personality political communication Political Participation politics psychology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.The Media SchoolBournemouth UniversityUK

About the authors

Darren G. Lilleker is Associate Professor in Political Communication in The Media School, Bournemouth University. Dr Lilleker's expertise is in the professionalization and marketisation of politics, in which he has published widely including Key Concepts in Political Communication (2006), and Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet (2011) and has co-edited The Marketing of Political Parties (2006), Voters or Consumers (2008) and Political Marketing in Comparative Perspective (2005).

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