The spiral of silence : new perspectives on communication and public opinion / edited by Wolfgang Donsbach, Charles T. Salmon, and Yariv Tsfati.
Contributor(s): Donsbach, Wolfgang | Salmon, Charles Thomas | Tsfati, YarivCall number: 303.38 S759 Material type: BookPublisher: New York, N.Y. ; London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. Description: xvi, 230 p. : charts.ISBN: 9780415509329 (pbk.).Subject(s): Public opinion | Mass media and public opinion
The legacy of spiral of silence theory: an introduction -- Public opinion and social control -- Paradigm shifts in the study of media effects -- Three contexts of the spiral of silence theory -- Methodological conundrums in spiral of silence research -- Speaking in spirals: an updated meta-analysis of the spiral of silence -- Normative implications of the spiral of silence: hearing the other side in the 21st century -- Media and public opinion in a fragmented society -- Public opinion expression in online environments -- Linking social network analysis to the spiral of silence, coorientation, and political discussion: the intersection of political perceptions and political communication -- Social norms, spirals of silence and framing theory: an argument for considering cross-cultural differences in media effects research -- The intersection of third-person effect and spiral of silence -- Pluralistic ignorance and the spiral of silence meet: mutual lessons -- Opinion leadership and public opinion: where weak/strong media paradigms converge -- Vernacular rhetoric, considered public opinion and modes of publicity -- World public opinion -- Cultural orientation and the spiral of silence -- The Kuuki theory and the spiral of silence -- Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann and the mysteries of solitude.