Atlantic reverberations [[electronic resource] ] : French representations of an American presidential election / / Paul C. Adams
Aldershot, England ; ; Burlington, VT, : Ashgate, c2007
1 online resource (253 p.)
Presidents - United States - Election - 2004
Elections - United States - Public opinion
Public opinion - France
Mass media - Political aspects - France
Communication in politics
Globalization - Political aspects - France
Globalization - Political aspects - United States
United States Foreign public opinion, French
France Relations United States
United States Relations France
Lingua di pubblicazione
Materiale a stampa
Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia
Includes bibliographical references (p. -231) and index.
Nota di contenuto
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; 1. The International Echo Chamber; 2. Geopolitical Representation and its Contexts; 3. France-US Relations and the 2004 Election; 4. Scholarly Debate: The Emerging Motif of Counterbalance; 5. Newspaper Reporting: Restraint and Balance; 6. Television: Plumbing the Depths of
l'Amérique Profonde; 7. Internet: Ideal Speech Situation or Babble?; 8. Quel Rapprochement?; References; Index
The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. By examining how the French media - newspapers, television, the internet and scholarly research - represented the election from a critical geopolitical perspective, this book provides the first major in-depth study of views of the US in contemporary foreign media.