Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2079: Contemporary Public Debate in an Age of 'Anti-Politics'

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Daase, Christopher Caroline Fehl, Anna Geis and Georgios Kolliarakis (eds.) (2015) Recognition in International Relations,[Online] Available at: http://0-www.palgraveconnect.com.lib.exeter.ac.uk/pc/doifinder/10.1057/9781137464729.0006. (Accessed: 6 January 2016).

Dobson, Andrew (2014) Listening for Democracy: Recognition, Representation, Reconciliation, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Drake, Michael S. (2010) Political Sociology for a Globalizing World , Cambridge: Polity Press.

Dryzek, John, S. (2006) Deliberative Global Politics. Discourse and Democracy in a Divided World , Cambridge: Polity.

Fraser, Nancy and Kate Nash (2014) Transnationalizing the Public Sphere , Cambridge: Polity.

Hardy, Jonathan (2014) Critical Political Economy of the Media. An Introduction, Abingdon: Routledge

Herman, Edward & Noam Chomsky, (2008) Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media , New York: Verso Press.

Saward, Michael (2010) The representative claim , Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Akkerman, Tjitske. (2003) ‘Populism and Democracy: Challenge or Pathology?’ Acta Politica 38 (2), pp. 147-159.

Bale, Tim, Van Kessel, Stijn and Taggart, Paul. (2011) ‘Thrown around with abandon? Popular understandings of populism as conveyed by the print media: a UK case study’, Acta Politica, 46 (2). pp. 111-131

Hall, Stuart. 2006 [1981]. ‘Notes on Deconstructing “the Popular,”’ in Storey, John (ed). Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader. Harlow: Pearson.

Hay, Colin (2007). Why we Hate Politics. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Jones, Owen (2014) The Establishment: and how they get away with it, London: Allen Lane.

Moffitt, Benjamin and Tormey, Simon. (2014) ‘Rethinking Populism: Politics, Mediatisation and Political Style’, Political Studies 62(2): 381-397.

Dean, Jonathan (2014b). ‘Tales of the Apolitical’. Political Studies 62 (2), 452-467.

Flinders, Matthew. (2012). Defending Politics: Why Democracy Matters in the 21st Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Painter, Anthony. (2013) Democratic Stress, the Populist Signal and Extremist Threat: A Call for Mainstream Statecraft and Contact Democracy. London: Policy Network.

Street, John. (2004) ‘Celebrity Politicians: Popular Culture and Political Representation’, British Journal of Political Science and International Relations Vol. 6, No. 4, 435-452.

Mair, Peter. (2013). Ruling the Void: The Hollowing of Western Democracy

Bobbio, N. (1996) Left and Right: The Importance of a Political Distinction. Cambridge: Polity Press.