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Author Orbe, Mark P
Title Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society : What the U.S. Public Really Thinks of President Barack Obama
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2011
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Series Lexington Studies in Political Communication
Lexington Studies in Political Communication
Note Intro -- Part I Introduction -- Chapter 1 Barack Obama, Communication, and Race -- Chapter 2 Descriptions of the Study -- Part II Barack Obama as Communicator -- Chapter 3 Perceptions of Barack Obama's Communication Style -- Chapter 4 Shifts in Perception The Campaign versus the Presidency -- Chapter 5 "Presidential Communication" -- Part III Race Matters in a "Post-Racial" Society -- Chapter 6 The Role of Race in "Post-Racial" Politics -- Chapter 7 Black Pride in, and Allegiance to, President Obama -- Chapter 8 White Opposition to President Obama -- Chapter 9 Gates/Crowley Conflict and the "Beer Summit" -- Part IV The Media Machine -- Chapter 10 Media Influences -- Chapter 11 The Celebrity President -- Part V Conclusion -- Chapter 12 Critical Reflections and Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- References -- About the Author
Drawing from a large national qualitative data set generated by 333 diverse participants from 12 different states across 6 U.S. regions, Mark P. Orbe offers a comprehensive look into public perceptions of Barack Obama's communication style, race matters, and the role of the media in 21st century politics. The book is the first of its kind and provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the similarities and differences that exist among diverse groups of everyday U.S. Americans
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Orbe, Mark P. Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society : What the U.S. Public Really Thinks of President Barack Obama Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2011 9780739169919
Subject United States - Race relations - Political aspects - Public opinion
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