Call for article for a special issue of Comunicazione Politica (ComPol) – vol. 1, 2018 about “Love and hate in politics. The emotionalization of political communication”
This special issue invites submissions from a broad range of disciplines with interdisciplinary approaches, in particular: media and cultural studies, sociology of communication, sociology of emotions; political science; history of political communication and election campaigns; political psychology; linguistics and rhetoric; visual and textual semiotics. Proposals that seek to build links between the social sciences and neurosciences or the cognitive sciences are especially welcome. Indeed, this meeting of disciplines has already yielded some of the most advanced discoveries for contemporary political communication, especially in election campaigns.
Deadline for abstracts (max 1000 words, including methodological note, research goals, main findings and tentative title): 5 May 2017.