Faculty of Arts
Comparative Election Campaigns
Comparative research on election campaigns reveals increasing electoral volatility and the growing significance of the media to voter choice. Political campaigning has become nearly continuous between elections and insights from campaign research can illuminate trends in political communication more generally. What do citizens bring to, seek, and take away from televised debates, news stories, internet chat groups and political advertisements?
NB: enrolment is limited to 25 students, with selection criteria as follows: 1) admission to a postgraduate programme in Political Studies; 2) results in previous tertiary study in relevant subjects.
Not taught in 2012
POLITICS 732: 15.0 points