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Author Orbe, Mark P

Title Communication realities in a "post-racial" society : what the U.S. public really thinks about Barack Obama / Mark P. Orbe

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  E901.1.O23 O73 2011    MISSING
 Salve Main Collection  E901.1.O23 O73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 245 pages ; 23 cm
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Series Lexington studies in political communication
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.229 -238) and index
Contents Barack Obama, communication, and race -- Describing the study -- Barack Obama as communicator -- Perceptions of Barack Obama's communication style -- Shifts in perception: the campaign versus the presidency -- "Presidential communication" -- Race matters in a "post-racial" society -- The role of race in "post-racial" politics -- Black pride in, and allegiance to, President Obama -- White opposition to President Obama -- Gates/Crowley conflict and the "beer summit" -- The media machine -- Media influences -- The celebrity president -- Critical reflections and concluding thoughts
LC subject Obama, Barack -- Oratory -- Public opinion
Obama, Barack -- Political and social views -- Public opinion
Post-racialism -- United States -- Public opinion
Communication in politics -- United States -- Public opinion
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States -- Public opinion
Public relations and politics -- United States -- Public opinion
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008 -- Public opinion
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- Public opinion
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009- -- Public opinion
Public opinion -- United States
ISBN 9780739169902 (cloth : alk. paper)
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9780739169926 (ebook)
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