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  • Democratizing Journalism through Mobile Media: The Mojo Revolution book cover

    Democratizing Journalism through Mobile Media

    The Mojo Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Ivo Burum

    Fuelled by a distrust of big media and the development of mobile technologies, the resulting convergence of journalism praxis (professional to alternative), workflows (analogue to multipoint digital) and platforms (PC to mobile), result in a 24-hour always-on content cycle. The information…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development book cover

    Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    1st Edition

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Knowledge-for-development is under-theorised and under-researched within development studies, but as a set of policy objectives it is thriving within development practice. Donors and other agencies are striving to improve the flow of information within and between decision-makers and so-called ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Rhetoric of Racist Humour: US, UK and Global Race Joking book cover

    The Rhetoric of Racist Humour

    US, UK and Global Race Joking, 1st Edition

    By Simon Weaver

    In today's multicultural and multireligious societies, humour and comedy often become the focus of controversy over alleged racist or offensive content, as shown, for instance, by the intense debate of Sacha Baron Cohen's characters Ali G and Borat, and the Prophet Muhammad cartoons published in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • Counter-Narratives and Organization book cover

    Counter-Narratives and Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanne Frandsen, Timothy Kuhn, Marianne Wolff Lundholt

    Counter-Narratives and Organization brings the concept of "counter-narrative" into an organizational context, illuminating these complex elements of communication as intrinsic yet largely unexplored aspect of organizational storytelling. Departing from dialogical, emergent and processual…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Populist Political Communication in Europe book cover

    Populist Political Communication in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Carsten Reinemann, Jesper Stromback, Claes De Vreese

    In an increasing number of countries around the world, populist leaders, political parties and movements have gained prominence and influence, either by electoral successes on their own or by influencing other political parties and the national political discourse. While it is widely acknowledged…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research book cover

    Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jocelyn Thorpe, Stephanie Rutherford, L. Anders Sandberg

    This book examines the challenges and possibilities of conducting cultural environmental history research today. Disciplinary commitments certainly influence the questions scholars ask and the ways they seek out answers, but some methodological challenges go beyond the boundaries of any one…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Reviving Gramsci: Crisis, Communication, and Change book cover

    Reviving Gramsci

    Crisis, Communication, and Change, 1st Edition

    By Marco Briziarelli, Susana Martínez Guillem

    Engaging debates within cultural studies, media and communication studies, and critical theory, this book addresses whether Gramscian thought continues to be relevant for social and cultural analysis, in particular when examining times of crisis and social change. The book is motivated by two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming book cover

    Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    1st Edition

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Motherhood in the Media: Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age book cover

    Motherhood in the Media

    Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Barnett

    This book examines contemporary media stories about women who kill their children. By analyzing media texts, motherhood blogs, and journalistic interviews, the book seeks to understand better maternal violence and the factors that lead women to harm their children. The central thesis of this book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Personal Relationships: The Effect on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being book cover

    Personal Relationships

    The Effect on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lillian Turner de Tormes Eby, Tammy D. Allen

    We know that positive, fulfilling and satisfying relationships are strong predictors of life satisfaction, psychological health, and physical well-being. This edited volume uses research and theory on the need to belong as a foundation to explore various types of relationships, with an emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Discourse and Democracy: Critical Analysis of the Language of Government book cover

    Discourse and Democracy

    Critical Analysis of the Language of Government, 1st Edition

    By Michael Farrelly

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations.  The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web book cover

    Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martha McCaughey

    Cyberactivism already has a rich history, but over the past decade the participatory web—with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, storage capacity, and user-generated content—has reshaped political and social change. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web examines the impact…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

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