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Orbe, Mark P
Communication realities in a "post-racial" society : what the U.S. public really thinks about Barack Obama / Mark P. Orbe
Alternate Title What the U.S. public really thinks about Barack Obama
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011
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 3rd Floor  E901.1.O23 O73 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Obama, Barack -- Oratory -- Public opinion
Obama, Barack -- Political and social views -- Public opinion
Subject(s) Post-racialism -- United States -- Public opinion
Communication in politics -- United States -- Public opinion
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States -- Public opinion
Public relations and politics -- United States -- Public opinion
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2008 -- Public opinion
Subject United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- Public opinion
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009- -- Public opinion
Subject(s) Public opinion -- United States
Physical Description vi, 245 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-238) and index
Contents Barack Obama, communication, and race -- Describing the study -- Barack Obama as communicator -- Perceptions of Barack Obama's communication style -- Shifts in perception: the campaign versus the presidency -- "Presidential communication" -- Race matters in a "post-racial" society -- The role of race in "post-racial" politics -- Black pride in, and allegiance to, President Obama -- White opposition to President Obama -- Gates/Crowley conflict and the "beer summit" -- The media machine -- Media influences -- The celebrity president -- Critical reflections and concluding thoughts
Series Lexington studies in political communication

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