Paolo Mancini

Mancini

Paolo Mancini is Professor at the Facolta di Scienze Politiche at the Universita degli Studi di Perugia. His research interests focus on the relationship between mass communication systems and the political system, and on the study of electoral campaigns, where he has considerable comparative research experience. His principal publications include:

  • Between      Commodification and Lifestyle Politics. Does Silvio Berlusconi Provide a      New Model of Politics for the Twenty –First Century (Oxford, 2011)
  • Comparing Media      Systems Beyond the Western World (with Daniel Hallin) (Cambridge, 2011)
  • Elogio della      lottizzazione (Rome, 2009)
  • Sociologie della      comunicazione (con Alberto      Abruzzese) (Rome, 2008)
  • Comparing Media      Systems (with Daniel Hallin) (Cambridge, 2004
  • Il sistema fragile (Rome, 2001; rev ed 2002)
  • Una principessa nel      paese dei mass media (Milan, 1998)
  • Manuale di      comunicazione pubblica (Rome, 2002, rev ed.)
  • Politics, Media and      Modern Democracy (with David Swanson)      (London, 1996)
  • Sussurri e grida dalle      Camere (Milan, 1994)
  • Come vincere le      elezioni (Bologna, 1988)
  • Videopolitica.      Telegiornali in Italia e in USA (Turin, 1985)

In 2005 Comparing Media Systems won the Goldsmith Award from Harvard and the Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association and in 2006 it won the Outstanding Book Award from the NCA. His articles have appeared in Theory and Society, European Journal of Communication, Communication, Journal of Communication, International Journal of Press/Politics and in various other collections in Italian, Spanish and English.