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By Jason L. Mast

The Performative Presidency brings jointly literatures describing presidential management recommendations, public understandings of citizenship, and information construction and media applied sciences among the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and invoice Clinton, and information how the family members among those spheres have replaced over the years. Jason L. Mast demonstrates how interactions among leaders, publics, and media are geared up in a theatrical approach, and argues that mass mediated plot formation and personality improvement play an expanding position in structuring the political area. He exhibits politics as a technique of ongoing performances staged via inspired political actors, mediated through critics, and interpreted by means of audiences, within the context of a deeply rooted, extensively shared procedure of collective representations. The interdisciplinary framework of this booklet brings jointly a semiotic concept of tradition with options from the burgeoning box of functionality studies.

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