Political Marketing


Studies how and why political organisations such as political parties use business techniques and concepts.

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Availability 2024

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Dr Stephen Winter
Lecturer(s)  Edward Elder

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading:

Review the textbook Political Marketing: Principle and Applications (https://www.routledge.com/Political-Marketing-Principles-and-Applications-3rd-Edition/Lees-Marshment-Conley-Elder-Pettitt-Raynauld-Turcotte/p/book/9780815353225), 3rd ed. (Routledge 2019)


Review the textbook Political Marketing: Principle and Applications, 2nd ed. (Routledge 2014) and see www.political-marketing.org (Links to an external site.)for a list of academic, practitioner and online resources including videos for a more detailed insight into the topic.


Coursework only


POLITICS 345: 15 points


30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, 30 points at Stage II in Communication, or 30 points at Stage II in Global Studies