Politics & International Relations: Political Communication

  • Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology book cover

    Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement

    Organisation, Communication and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Filippo Tronconi

    In 2009 Beppe Grillo, a well-known Italian comedian, established the Five Star Movement with the aim of sending a handful of citizens to municipal councils to act as the watchdog of a professional political class often perceived as corrupt and self-interested. However, in the Italian general…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge

  • Urban Mobilizations and New Media in Contemporary China book cover

    Urban Mobilizations and New Media in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Lisheng Dong, Hanspeter Kriesi

    Popular protests are on the rise in China. However, since protesters rely on existing channels of participation and on patronage by elite backers, the state has been able to stymie attempts to generalize resistance and no large scale political movements have significantly challenged party rule.…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Art and Protest in Putin's Russia book cover

    Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    1st Edition

    By Lena Jonson

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Documenting World Politics: A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film book cover

    Documenting World Politics

    A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War: Winning domestic support for the Afghan War book cover

    Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrice De Graaf, George Dimitriu, Jens Ringsmose

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • State, Society and Information Technology in Asia: Alterity Between Online and Offline Politics book cover

    State, Society and Information Technology in Asia

    Alterity Between Online and Offline Politics, 1st Edition

    By Alan Chong, Faizal Bin Yahya

    Many maintain that the arrival of computers networked across sovereign borders and physical barriers is a liberating force that will produce a global dialogue of liberal hues but this book argues that this dominant paradigm needs to be supplemented by the perspective of alterity in the impact of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-31
    Routledge

  • Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan: Naming China book cover

    Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan

    Naming China, 1st Edition

    By Hui-Ching Chang, Richard Holt

    Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Framing War: Public Opinion and Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Framing War

    Public Opinion and Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Olmastroni

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens’ opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The…

    Hardback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Internet and Democracy Building in Lusophone African Countries book cover

    The Internet and Democracy Building in Lusophone African Countries

    1st Edition

    By Susana Salgado

    This timely book fills an important gap in the literature on the influence of the Internet and new media in Portuguese speaking African countries. Based on extensive field work throughout the region the author examines the influence of the Internet in the transition to democracy in Africa, and asks…

    Hardback – 2014-09-28
    Routledge

  • Global Justice and the Politics of Information: The struggle over knowledge book cover

    Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Sky Croeser

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The…

    Hardback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Parties, Elections and Electoral Contests: Competition and Contamination Effects book cover

    Parties, Elections and Electoral Contests

    Competition and Contamination Effects, 1st Edition

    By Marc Guinjoan

    According to the Duvergerian theories, in the long run, only viable parties are expected to stand for elections. Non-viable parties should join a pre-electoral coalition with another party or withdraw from competition entirely. Why then do non-viable political parties throughout the world…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge

  • Talking Criminal Justice: Language and the Just Society book cover

    Talking Criminal Justice

    Language and the Just Society, 1st Edition

    By Michael J Coyle

    The words we use to talk about justice have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. As the first in-depth, ethnographic study of language, Talking Criminal Justice examines the speech of moral entrepreneurs to illustrate how our justice language encourages social control and punishment. This…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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