Analyzes the expansion of propaganda and promotional activities in leading post-industrial states under regime of neoliberalism. This book discuss the ways in which elite uses of propaganda have radically transformed media and information systems, political and public culture, conduct of war and foreign relations, and overall behavior of state.
Gerald Sussman is Professor of Urban Studies and Communication at Portland State University, where he teaches graduate courses in international community development, political economy, political communication, and media studies. His latest book is Branding Democracy: U.S. Regime Change in Post-Soviet Eastern Europe (Peter Lang, 2010). He is also the author of Global Electioneering: Campaign Consulting, Communications, and Corporate Financing (2005) and author or editor of three other books. Professor Sussman serves on a number of academic journal editorial boards as well as the Community Advisory Board of Portland, Oregon's public broadcasting station, KOPB.