Politics & International Relations: Political Communication

  • Political Party Dynamics and Democracy in Sweden:: Developments since the ‘Golden Age’ book cover

    Political Party Dynamics and Democracy in Sweden:

    Developments since the ‘Golden Age’, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Moller

    Sweden has often been described as a democratic forerunner, with one of the world's most stable party systems and with a well-functioning parliamentary system. However, the political landscape in Sweden has undergone a rapid change in recent years. The institutions of the political system – not…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • The Spectacle of Critique: From Philosophy to Cacophony book cover

    The Spectacle of Critique

    From Philosophy to Cacophony, 1st Edition

    By Tom Boland

    Far from being the preserve of a few elite thinkers, critique increasingly dominates public life in modernity, leading to a cacophony of accusation and denunciation around all political issues. The technique of unmasking ‘power’ or ‘hegemony’ or ‘ideology’ has now been adopted across the political…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naren Chitty, Li Ji, Gary D. Rawnsley, Craig Hayden

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy. The terms soft power and public diplomacy have enormous currency in media and policy discourse, yet despite all the attention the terms…

    Paperback – 2020-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergei A. Samoilenko, Martijn Icks, Jennifer Keohane, Eric Shiraev

    In modern politics as well as in historical times, character attacks abound. Words and images, like symbolic and psychological weapons, have sullied or destroyed numerous reputations. People mobilize significant material and psychological resources to defend themselves against such attacks. How…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement book cover

    Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by JongHwa Lee, Seth Kahn

    The second edition of this formative collection offers analysis of the work rhetoric plays in the principles and practices of today’s culture of democratic activism. Editors JongHwa Lee and Seth Kahn—and their diverse contributors working in communication and composition studies both within and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and Nation Building: Influencing Israel book cover

    Public Relations and Nation Building

    Influencing Israel, 1st Edition

    By Margalit Toledano, David McKie

    All public relations emerges from particular environments, but the specific conditions of Israel offer an exceptional study of the accelerators and inhibitors of professional development in the history of a nation. Documenting and analyzing the contribution of one profession to building one…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Media in Process: Transformation and Democratic Transition book cover

    Media in Process

    Transformation and Democratic Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The post-communist development of media systems has been uneven in the countries of the region. Television and newspapers, together with the emergence of social media, have had great influence on the political debate in various countries. Ownership of the media has been a factor in many instances.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Power Shift? Political Leadership and Social Media book cover

    Power Shift? Political Leadership and Social Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Taras, Richard Davis

    Power Shift? Political Leadership and Social Media examines how political leaders have adapted to the challenges of social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and memes, among other means of persuasion. Established political leaders now use social media to grab headlines, respond to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Big Data, Political Campaigning and the Law: Democracy and Privacy in the Age of Micro-Targeting book cover

    Big Data, Political Campaigning and the Law

    Democracy and Privacy in the Age of Micro-Targeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Normann Witzleb, Moira Paterson, Janice Richardson

    In this multidisciplinary book, experts from around the globe examine how data-driven political campaigning works, what challenges it poses for personal privacy and democracy, and how emerging practices should be regulated. The rise of big data analytics in the political process has triggered…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • The World-Making Power of New Media: Mere Connection? book cover

    The World-Making Power of New Media

    Mere Connection?, 1st Edition

    By Barrie Axford

    In this new work, Axford seeks to contribute to the development of global theory, particularly where it engages with the contested idea of globality; a concept which musters as consciousness, condition, framework, even system. By examining emergent globalities through the lens of world-making…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • The Changing Face of Warfare in the 21st Century book cover

    The Changing Face of Warfare in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Simons, Iulian Chifu

    This study discusses salient trends demonstrated by contemporary warfare of these first years of the 21st century. The authors reinforce previous notions of Fourth Generation Warfare, but most importantly explore the workings of new components and how these have modified the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Politics, Journalism, and The Way Things Were: My Life at The Times, The Hill, and Politico book cover

    Politics, Journalism, and The Way Things Were

    My Life at The Times, The Hill, and Politico, 1st Edition

    By Martin Tolchin

    In this book, Martin Tolchin describes his journey from New York Times copy boy to White House correspondent, and as founder of The Hill and co-founder of Politico. He tells of the talented and eccentric colleagues he encountered en route, and the conflicts and tensions that beset him during his 40…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Media and Power

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