Politics & International Relations: Political Communication

  • Freedom of Speech in Russia: Politics and Media from Gorbachev to Putin book cover

    Freedom of Speech in Russia

    Politics and Media from Gorbachev to Putin, 1st Edition

    By Daphne Skillen

    This book traces the life of free speech in Russia from the final years of the Soviet Union to the present. It shows how long-cherished hopes for an open society in which people would speak freely and tell truth to power fared under Gorbachev’s glasnost; how free speech was a real, if fractured,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Chinese Public Diplomacy: The Rise of the Confucius Institute book cover

    Chinese Public Diplomacy

    The Rise of the Confucius Institute, 1st Edition

    By Falk Hartig

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of Confucius Institutes (CIs), situating them as a tool of public diplomacy in the broader context of China’s foreign affairs. The study establishes the concept of public diplomacy as the theoretical framework for analysing CIs. By…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media: The Politics of the Affordable Care Act book cover

    Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Rose Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30

  • 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

    In order to provide a better understanding of the shifting nature of influence, this volume looks at how the British government employed various forms of persuasion to achieve its goals across the twentieth century. The collection provides a range of case studies to assess how effectively - or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

  • Fallgirls (Open Access): Gender and the Framing of Torture at Abu Ghraib book cover

    Fallgirls (Open Access)

    Gender and the Framing of Torture at Abu Ghraib, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Ashley Caldwell

    Fallgirls provides an analysis of the abuses that took place at Abu Ghraib in terms of social theory, gender and power, based on first-hand participant-observations of the courts-martials of Lynndie England and Sabrina Harman. This book examines the trials themselves, including interactions with…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Dancing in Damascus: Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution book cover

    Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution, 1st Edition

    By miriam cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02

  • Facebook Democracy (Open Access): The Architecture of Disclosure and the Threat to Public Life book cover

    Facebook Democracy (Open Access)

    The Architecture of Disclosure and the Threat to Public Life, 1st Edition

    By José Marichal

    In July 2010, Facebook had over 500 million subscribers worldwide and the rapid rise of the site prompted Time magazine to name Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg its person of the year for 2010. This novel book advances our understanding of how democratic citizens are transformed by the "Facebook…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Surveillance and Identity: Discourse, Subjectivity and the State book cover

    Surveillance and Identity

    Discourse, Subjectivity and the State, 1st Edition

    By David Barnard-Wills

    Surveillance and Identity analyses the discourse of surveillance in the contemporary United Kingdom, drawing upon public language from central government, governmental agencies, activist movements, and from finance and banking. Examining the logics of these discourses and revealing the manner in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Going Grey: The Mediation of Politics in an Ageing Society book cover

    Going Grey

    The Mediation of Politics in an Ageing Society, 1st Edition

    By Scott Davidson

    Developed countries throughout the world are experiencing population ageing and the new challenges that arise from this change in the national demographic. The phenomenon of an ageing population has necessitated policy reform regarding the role of the state in providing income in retirement and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Experimental Politics and the Making of Worlds book cover

    Experimental Politics and the Making of Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Anja Kanngieser

    Creative strategies have been central to global social movements. From the theatrics of the 1999 Seattle protests, to the rebel clowns at the 2005 G8 summit in Gleneagles and the antics of the Yes Men, the crossovers between art and politics have increasingly become more visible and prolific. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections book cover

    Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections

    1st Edition

    By Michaela Maier, Jesper Strömbäck

    Written by a leading team of internationally distinguished political communication scholars, this book offers the most comprehensive account on comparative political communication research in the context of European Parliamentary elections to date. Divided into four sections, experts begin by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

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