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Edelman, Murray J. (Murray Jacob) 1919-2001

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Works: 67 works in 401 publications in 8 languages and 8,272 library holdings
Genres: Art  Classification 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
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Most widely held works by Murray J Edelman
The symbolic uses of politics by Murray J Edelman( Book )

100 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symbolic manifestations, purposes, and uses of politics are revealed in this provocative analysis of the institution of politics and man as a political animal. Unlike the conventional study of politics that deals with how people get the things they want through government, this book concentrates on how politics influence what they want, what they fear, and what they regard as possible. In examining politics as a symbolic form, it looks at man and politics as reflections of each other. -- Publisher description from http://www.press.uillinois.edu (Oct. 7, 2011)
American politics: policies, power, and change by Kenneth M Dolbeare( Book )

37 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these four picture books, Snake, Irene, Eugene, and Hortense have very real problems to deal with
Constructing the political spectacle by Murray J Edelman( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A la lumière de Foucault et de Derrida [cet ouvrage] démontre l'univers politique et montre l'aspect artificiel, fictif, des éléments qui le constituent". [SDM]
Politics as symbolic action : mass arousal and quiescence by Murray J Edelman( Book )

30 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics as Symbolic Action: Mass Arousal and Quiescence deals with the dynamics of development of political threats related to political behavior. The book discusses the conditions under which the dynamics related to political behavior are the prior causes of political arousal, violence, and quiescence. The text examines the influence of governmental activity on people's beliefs and perceptions-how non-empirical cognitions become the resistant basis of change. The text also examines how the individual phenomenon and the group phenomenon become linked through symbol formation and myths. The bo
Political language : words that succeed and policies that fail by Murray J Edelman( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the role of everyday language, governmental rhetoric, and professional language in creating dubious beliefs about the causes, nature, consequences, and remedies for poverty and related social problems. Incorporating recent social science concerns with phenomenology and structuralism, the book analyzes the nature and dynamics of complex cognitive structures engendered in public officials, professionals, administrators, and the general public through recurring categorizations, metaphors, metonyms, and syntactic structures
From art to politics : how artistic creations shape political conceptions by Murray J Edelman( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Murray Edelman holds a unique and distinguished position in American political science. For decades one of the few serious scholars to question dominant rational-choice interpretations of politics, Edelman looked instead to the powerful influence of signs, spectacles, and symbols - of culture - on political behavior and political institutions. His first, now classic, book, The Symbolic Uses of Politics, created paths of inquiry in political science, communication studies, and sociology that are still being explored today." "In this book, Edelman continues his quest to understand the influence of perception on the political process by turning to the role of art. He argues that political ideas, language, and actions cannot help but be based upon the images and narratives we take from literature, paintings, film, television, and other genres. Art provides us with the models, scenarios, narratives, and images we draw upon to make sense of political events." "Exploring the diverse forms of influence that art exerts on political perceptions and actions, Edelman looks at the greater influence of indirect political messages as opposed to direct messages, the political implications of ambiguities in art, and the impact of architecture and public space on political beliefs and social order. He examines the subtle ways artistic modes enter government and politics, including how hierarchical relationships are brought into governmental operations through symbols and spectacle, how art creates contestable categorizations of public issues, and the use of art in influencing voting and lobbying. Finally, Edelman discusses art's potential for promoting diversity and democracy, while warning of its negative uses as well." "In compelling us to reevaluate the meaning and uses of the political, this vital addition to a distinguished body of work will be required reading for anyone concerned with the dynamics of political persuasion."--Jacket
The politics of misinformation by Murray J Edelman( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Politics of Misinformation is a critical examination of how and why the public has confidence in political progress and innovation even though most change is superficial. Concentrations of social and economic power produce illusions that create the impression of beneficial social change while erasing the possibility of such change. Language, bureaucratic authority, law, political parties, science, and other social institutions help to produce images that mislead both non-elite and elite, creating the appearance of rational democracy while at the same time obscuring structural inequality, discouraging critical evaluation of political policy, and thwarting involvement in democratic politics."--Jacket
The politics of wage-price decisions : a four-country analysis by Murray J Edelman( Book )

18 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The licensing of radio services in the United States, 1927 to 1947 : a study in administrative formulation of policy by Murray J Edelman( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutions, policies, and goals; a reader in American politics by Kenneth M Dolbeare( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National economic planning by collective bargaining; the formation of Austrian wage, price, and tax policy after World War II by Murray J Edelman( Book )

6 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Channels of employment; influences on the operations of public employment offices and other hiring channels in local job markets by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)( Book )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Securities regulation in the 48 states by Murray J Edelman( Book )

7 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symbolic evocation of occupational prestige by Linda Burzotta Nilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and social problems by Murray J Edelman( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space and social order by Murray J Edelman( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of participation and the language of resistance by Murray J Edelman( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper holds that the outcomes of formal procedures between low-status groups and those in authority over them are largely symbolic or marginal in character. Language and gestures are said to define the involvement of these groups with authorities either as joint participation in policy making or as conflict. Whether a political action is perceived as either a form of participation or as a form of conflict is said to depend on linguistic and gestural categorization. This dichotomy is stated to hold far-reaching consequences for public support or opposition to regimes, and compliance with or resistance to rules. The poor are seen to lack informal sanctions that confer influence, but can threaten elites by causing disorder-a political weapon which the poor renounce on becoming politicized. Among the topics discussed are private versus public issues, politicization as co-optation, influences versus ritual, the use of disorder, the structuring of perception through politicization, intense politicization, clarification and blurring of adversary relations, and antipolitics. (Author/AM)
The political language of the helping professions by Murray J Edelman( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creation of political beliefs through categorization by Murray J Edelman( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The governmental process entails a great deal of talk and writing. Much political language is informal, and some is official. In either case, its linguistic categorizations shape perceptions and feelings about problematic and controversial public issues, reflecting and playing upon the ambivalence and changing perspectives of all who are involved. Categorization can engender cognitions that are dogmatic or tentative; perceptions of inhuman enemies or of adversaries that can best be handled through the seeking out of dissonant information; sensations that are perceived as factual propositions; beliefs that are unconsciously taken for granted; and facts that are reconstructed into different facts. Such evocations follow consistent rules of cognitive structuring, only some of which can be specified. They engender simular patterns of perception and similar tactics in recurring political situations. (Author/LL)
Public policy and political violence by Murray J Edelman( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Constructing the political spectacle
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From art to politics : how artistic creations shape political conceptionsThe politics of misinformation