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Political discourse in emergent, fragile, and failed democracies

Author: Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo; Omondi Oketch; Asiru Hameed Tunde
Publisher: Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, 2016.
Series: Advances in electronic government, digital divide, and regional development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the effects of unstable democratic systems of government in modern society, providing an imperative analysis on political communications from such nations and highlighting real-world examples on the constraints seen in malfunctioning or emerging governments"--
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo; Omondi Oketch; Asiru Hameed Tunde
ISBN: 9781522500810 1522500812
OCLC Number: 936010539
Description: xxiv, 412 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: The verbal fuel for ethnic hatred and political violence in Kenya / Tom Onditi Luoch --
Sarcasm and irony as a political weapon in Ukraine : amatuer propaganda on social networks / Natalia Knoblock --
Of drag and push democracies : the construction of Zimbabwe as a failed-partially resuscitated state in popular songs / Mickias Musiyiwa & Marianna W. Visser --
Real-name registration regulation in China : an examination of Chinese netizens' discussions about censorship, privacy, and political freedom / Kenneth C.C. Yang and Yowei Kang --
Tearing up nationalist discourses? : an appraisal analysis of representations of Joice Mujuru and the ZANU PF factionalism dialectic in Zimbabwean newspapers / Collen Sabao and Marianna Visser --
Politics and promises : a multimodal social semiotic interpretation of political party emblems and slogans as discourse of hope in a democratic Nigeria / Ikenna Kamalu --
Argumentation and appraisal in divergent Zimbabwean parliamentary debates / Ernest Jakaza and Marianna W. Visser --
Media coverage of the 2009 Afghan presidential election / Christopher Strelluf --
A critical political discourse analysis of president Goodluck Jonathan's declaration of state of emergency on Adamawa, Borno And Yobe States of Nigeria / Abaya Angulu Samson --
ISIS rhetoric for the creation of the Ummah / Amaryllis Maria Georges --
Metaphors for nation and war in Chinua Achebe's memoir / Onwu Inya --
Multilayered political systems and the politics of monitoring local government programmes for engendered service delivery : a case of Apac district in Northern Uganda / David Mugambe Mpiima --
Impediments to Nigerian democracy : ambivalent role of vigilante groups in maintaining security in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgence in northern Nigeria / Ibrahim Sani Kankara --
Ethnic stereotyping on Kenyan blog sites in the 2013 political elections : a spurious harbinger of ethnic discord / Wendo Nabea --
Symbols and not manifestoes are the selling point here : a multimodal critical discourse analysis of two contemporary Nigerian political parties' images and slogans / Adegboye Adeyanju --
Legislating for a de jure one-party state in 1982 and "party hopping" in 2012 : reconstructing elite discourse on political parties in Kenya / Sammy Gakero Gachigua --
Shades of the GNU in Zimbabwe (2009-13) : linguistic discourse analyses of representations of transitional politics in Zimbabwean newspapers / Collen Sabao --
On the threshold of democratic fragility : a macrospeech act explication of media representation of the Nigerian 2011 post-presidential election news reports / Asiru Hameed Tunde and Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo --
Revolutionary politics and theatre of semiotics : challenges and solutions in northern Nigeria / Esther Akumbo Nyam --
Are we all equal? : immunity of parliament members and criminal responsibility of cabinet members in Greece / Konstantinos Margaritis.
Series Title: Advances in electronic government, digital divide, and regional development.
Responsibility: Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo, Omondi Oketch, Asiru Hameed Tunde, [editors].

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