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Seducing America: How Television Charms the Modern Voter Roderick P. Hart

Seducing America: How Television Charms the Modern Voter

Roderick P. Hart

Published July 27th 1998
ISBN : 9780761916239
Hardcover
224 pages
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Roderick P Harts Revised Edition of Seducing America is a revealing examination of how televisions format of presenting politics has changed the way viewers act, vote and feel about politics in the United States. With a rigorous blend of rhetoricalMoreRoderick P Harts Revised Edition of Seducing America is a revealing examination of how televisions format of presenting politics has changed the way viewers act, vote and feel about politics in the United States. With a rigorous blend of rhetorical and statistical research, Hart asserts that while television makes viewers feel knowledgeable, important, informed and close to the political representatives, it disguises increasing apathy and inaction as voter turnouts decrease and a general dissatisfaction with the political system is expressed.