Nonverbal Communication in Political Debates

Nonverbal Communication in Political Debates

John S. Seiter, Harry Weger Jr.

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Nonverbal Communication in Political Debates presents a framework for understanding and analyzing the multiple ways that nonverbal behavior functions in political debates. In addition to addressing the ways in which politicians are presented and present themselves in debate broadcasts, the framework considers a wide array of strategic objectives and unintended consequences of candidates’ nonverbal behaviors. Along the way, the book examines theory and research from both humanistic and social scientific approaches, as well as an immense range of factors that influence how nonverbal behavior is enacted and portrayed. Scholars of communication, political science, psychology, and public relations will find this book particularly useful.


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John S. Seiter:
John S. Seiter is distinguished professor of communication studies in the Department of Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies at Utah State University.



Harry Weger, Jr. is professor of communication at University of Central Florida in Orlando. |||John S. Seiter is distinguished professor of communication studies in the Department of Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies at Utah State University.



Harry Weger, Jr. is professor of communication at University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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