Political cultures both reflect and shape wider cultural values and practices. They do this in part through distinctive forms of communication - from political symbols and posters to parliamentary debate and legal documents.

Our researchers explore the different forms of expression that political culture and communication take, investigating how political discourse and practice can both inhibit and enhance wider cultural and societal value and progress.

Explore the departments, research centres and groups working in this area:


Research centres and groups

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