Table of contents for In-your-face politics : the consequences of uncivil media / Diana C. Mutz.

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List of Illustrations ix

List of Tables xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Chapter 1 What Is "In-Your-Face" Politics? 1

Part I What Difference Does It Make? The Effects of In-Your-Face Political Television 17

Chapter 2 The Consequences of In-Your-Face Politics for Arousal and Memory 19

Chapter 3 Effects on Public Perceptions of the Legitimacy of the Opposition 46

Chapter 4 The Costs of In-Your-Face Politics for Political Trust 73

Part II When Does In-Your-Face Politics Matter? 93

Chapter 5 Real-World Contexts 95

Chapter 6 Who Watches This Stuff Anyway? The Audience for In-Your-Face Politics 116

Part III Historical Implications for Political Television 151

Chapter 7 Does the Medium Matter? 153

Chapter 8 How Politics on Television Has Changed 178

Chapter 9 Making Politics Palatable: Political Television in an Era of Choice 193

Appendix A Summary of Experimental Designs 223

Appendix B Summary of Experimental Dependent Variables 225

Appendix C National Survey Questions for Orientation toward Conflict Communication Scales 230

Appendix D Coding Form for Political Television Programs 231

Appendix E Coding Instructions for Televised Conflicts 233

Notes 239

References 247

Index 257

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Television in politics -- United States.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
Mass media -- Political aspects. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01011278
United States. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01204155