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Title International public relations : perspectives from deeply divided societies / edited by Ian Somerville, Owen Hargie, Maureen Taylor and Margalit Toledano
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 259 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge new directions in public relations and communication research
Routledge new directions in public relations and communication research.
Contents Foreword / Krishnamurthy Sriramesh -- 1. Introduction: Public relations in deeply divided societies -- 2. Nation building in the Former Yugoslavia: A 20-year retrospective to understand how public relations rebuilds relationships in divided societies -- 3. Dialogue with the enemy: Lessons for public relations on dialogue facilitation drawn from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- 4. Making sense of communication in societies divided by terrorism: Lessons from Northern Ireland -- 5. Deliberative democracy and government public relations in a deeply divided society: Exploring the perspectives of Government Information Officers in Northern Ireland -- 5. Deliberative democracy and government public relations in a deeply divided society: Exploring the perspectives of Government Information Officers in Northern Ireland -- 6. The entity-agent framework as a starting point for international public relations and public diplomacy research -- 7. Catalonia's public diplomacy and media relations strategy: A case study of the Eugeni Xammar Programme of International Communication and Public Relations -- 8. Government communication in Mozambique: The open presidencies of Armando Guebuza as a public relations strategy to strengthen national identity -- 9. 1Malaysia: 'People first, performance now': A critical perspective on the nation building approach in Malaysia's government public relations -- 10. Propaganda in Czechoslovakia in the 1980s: Life in a ritualised lie -- 11. Bipolar attitudes in Turkish political PR: the Kurdish question -- 12. Computer-mediated public relations of ethno-nationalist terrist groups
Summary "International Public Relations: Perspectives from deeply divided societies is positioned at the intersection of public relations (PR) practice with socio-political environments in divided, conflict and post-conflict societies. While most studies of PR focus on the activity as it is practiced within stable democratic societies, this book explores perspectives from contexts that have tended to be marginalized or uncharted. Presenting research from a diverse range of societies still deeply divided along racial, ethnic, religious or linguistic lines, this collection engages with a variety of questions including how PR practice in these societies may contribute to our understanding of PR theory building. Importantly, it highlights the role of communication strategies for actors that still deploy political violence to achieve their goals, as well as those that use it in building peace, resolving conflict, and assisting in the development of civil society. Featuring a uniquely wide range of original empirical research, including studies from Israel/Palestine, Mozambique, Northern Ireland, former Yugoslavia, former Czechoslovakia, Spain, Malaysia and Turkey, this groundbreaking book will be of interest not only to scholars of public relations, but also political communication, international relations, and peace and conflict studies. With a Foreword by Krishnamurthy Sriramesh, Editor of The Global Public Relations Handbook"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Public relations and politics -- Cross-cultural studies
Public relations -- Cross-cultural studies
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Advertising & Promotion.
Public relations and politics.
Public relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Hargie, Owen, editor.
Somerville, Ian (Reader in Media and Communication), editor.
Taylor, Maureen, 1965- editor.
Toledano, Margalit, editor.
ISBN 1315716747