Politics & International Relations: Political Communication

  • Devolution and Localism in England book cover

    Devolution and Localism in England

    1st Edition

    By David M. Smith, Enid Wistrich

    Combining historical and policy study with empirical research from a qualitative study of regional elites this book offers an original and timely insight into the progress of devolution of governance in England. With particular interest in how governments have tried and continue to engage English…

    Hardback – 2014-08-15

  • The Symbolic Representation of Gender: A Discursive Approach book cover

    The Symbolic Representation of Gender

    A Discursive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Emanuela Lombardo, Petra Meier

    What is symbolic representation? Since Hanna Pitkin’s seminal The Concept of Representation, the symbolic has been the least studied dimension of political representation. Innovatively adopting a discursive approach, this book - the first full-length treatment of symbolic representation - focuses…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28

  • Visual Culture and Public Policy: Towards a visual polity? book cover

    Visual Culture and Public Policy

    Towards a visual polity?, 1st Edition

    By Victor Bekkers, Rebecca Moody

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-18
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Australia's 'war on terror' Discourse book cover

    Australia's 'war on terror' Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gleeson

    Too often, existing literature has conflated the discourses that enabled the 'War on Terror', ignoring the contextual specificities of the states that make up the ’Coalition of the Willing’. Australia's 'war on terror' Discourse fills this gap by providing a full and sustained critical analysis of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-28

  • Democracy, Participation and Contestation: Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy book cover

    Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Democratization Studies

  • British Propaganda and Wars of Empire: Influencing Friend and Foe 1900–2010 book cover

    British Propaganda and Wars of Empire

    Influencing Friend and Foe 1900–2010, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tuck

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    'Influence' is a slippery concept, yet one of tremendous relevance for those wishing to understand global politics. From debates on the changing sources of power in the international system, through to analyses of its value as an alternative to the active use of force as a policy instrument,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-20

  • The Networked Young Citizen: Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement book cover

    The Networked Young Citizen

    Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Ariadne Vromen, Michael Xenos

    The future engagement of young citizens from a wide range of socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds in democratic politics remains a crucial concern for academics, policy-makers, civics teachers and youth workers around the world. At a time when the negative relationship between…

    Hardback – 2014-06-13
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Radical Democracy and Collective Movements Today: The Biopolitics of the Multitude versus the Hegemony of the People book cover

    Radical Democracy and Collective Movements Today

    The Biopolitics of the Multitude versus the Hegemony of the People, 1st Edition

    By Alexandros Kioupkiolis, Giorgos Katsambekis

    The 'Arab spring', the Spanish indignados, the Greek aganaktismenoi and the Occupy Wall Street movement all share a number of distinctive traits; they made extensive use of social networking and were committed to the direct democratic participation of all as they co-ordinated and conducted their…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11

  • Discourse, Dictators and Democrats: Russia's Place in a Global Process book cover

    Discourse, Dictators and Democrats

    Russia's Place in a Global Process, 1st Edition

    By Richard D. Anderson

    Voting hides a familiar puzzle. Many people take the trouble to vote even though each voter's prospect of deciding the election is nearly nil. Russians vote even when pervasive electoral fraud virtually eliminates even that slim chance. The right to vote has commonly been won by protesters who…

    Hardback – 2014-05-20

  • Political Communication Online: Structures, Functions, and Challenges book cover

    Political Communication Online

    Structures, Functions, and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Ognyan Seizov

    The impact of the Internet on political communication has been significant and multifaceted: it expanded the reach of political messages; opened the floodgates of decontextualization and intercultural misunderstanding; made room for new genres and forms; and allowed for the incorporation of every…

    Hardback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Talk Show Campaigns: Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television book cover

    Talk Show Campaigns

    Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television, 1st Edition

    By Michael Parkin

    Over the past twenty years, presidential candidates have developed an entertainment talk show strategy in which they routinely chat with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart.  In fact, between 1992 and 2012, there have been more than 200 candidate interviews on daytime and…

    Hardback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America: Opportunities and Risks book cover

    Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America

    Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Breuer, Yanina Welp

    This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities…

    Hardback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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