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Politics, media and public belief

Greg Philo

Politics, media and public belief

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Published by Glasgow University Media Group in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.,
  • Communication in politics -- Great Britain.,
  • Public relations and politics -- Great Britain.,
  • Political psychology -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGreg Philo.
    SeriesResearch report / Glasgow University Media Group, Research report (Glasgow University Media Group)
    ContributionsGlasgow University Media Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 leaves in various foliations ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21926399M
    ISBN 100952166909
    OCLC/WorldCa30031471


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