Campaign Communication and Political Marketing offers a comprehensive look at the structure and mechanisms of modern political campaigns. Covering topics such as advertising strategy, demography, the effect of campaign finance regulation on funding, and more,
Campaign Communication and Political Marketing provides a thorough and detailed insight into the science of running for office. With case studies that include the campaigns of Barack Obama and France s Nicolas Sarkozy, Maarek s text explains the nuances of political culture from nation to nation while highlighting the similarities of campaign functions internationally.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
Part I The rise of modern political communication.
1 Birth and rise of political marketing in the United States.
Part II The foundations of modern political marketing.
2 Political marketing: a global approach.
3 The means of analysis and information.
Part III Political marketing tools.
4 The traditional tools.
5 Audiovisual tools.
6 Direct marketing methods.
7 The growing importance of the Internet.
Part IV The actual running of election campaigns.
8 Structure and organization of the campaign.
9 The particularities of local campaigns.
Conclusion: how to use this book .
Appendix 1: Memorandum of Understanding between the Bush and Kerry Campaigns for the 2004 Televised Debates (extract).
Appendix 2: Internet "Final Rules" decided by the Federal Elections Commission, March 27, 2006.