• 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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Electoral Systems and Governance: How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making book cover

    Electoral Systems and Governance

    How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making, 1st Edition

    By Salomon Orellana

    Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making. This book focuses on the relationship between electoral institutions and policy outcomes in order to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Democratization Studies

  • Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society book cover

    Fox News and American Politics

    How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society, 1st Edition

    By Dan Cassino

    In recent years, scholars have argued that the ability of people to choose which channel they want to watch means that television news is just preaching to the choir, and doesn’t change any minds. However, this book shows that the media still has an enormous direct impact on American society and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Networked Governance and Transatlantic Relations: Building Bridges through Science Diplomacy book cover

    Networked Governance and Transatlantic Relations

    Building Bridges through Science Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    By Gabriella Paár-Jákli

    In today’s complex and interconnected world, scholars of international relations seek to better understand challenges spurred by intensified global communication and interaction. The complex connectedness of modern society and politics compels us to investigate the pattern of interconnections among…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Market and its Critics (Routledge Revivals): Socialist Political Economy in Nineteenth Century Britain book cover

    The Market and its Critics (Routledge Revivals)

    Socialist Political Economy in Nineteenth Century Britain, 1st Edition

    By Noel Thompson

    The Market and Its Critics, first published in 1988, considers the reaction of socialist writers to the growth of the market economy in nineteenth century Britain, and examines in detail the diverse elements of the critique which they formulated. Dr Thompson looks at the theoretic and thematic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • U.S. Media and Elections in Flux: Dynamics and Strategies book cover

    U.S. Media and Elections in Flux

    Dynamics and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By David A. Jones

    Paid, earned, and social media are all crucial elements of modern electioneering, yet there is a scarcity of supplementary texts for campaigns and election courses that cover all types of media. Equally, media and politics courses cover election-related topics, yet there are few books that cover…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07

  • The British Board of Film Censors: Film Censorship in Britain, 1896-1950 book cover

    The British Board of Film Censors

    Film Censorship in Britain, 1896-1950, 1st Edition

    By James C. Robertson

    The secrecy in which the British Board of Film Censors enveloped itself until 1948 resulted in a glaring vacuum in British cinematic history. Originally published in 1985, this book filled this important gap, drawing on the detailed registers of films passed, cut and banned since 1913. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Deforming American Political Thought: Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy book cover

    Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25

  • Digital Detachment: How Computer Culture Undermines Democracy book cover

    Digital Detachment

    How Computer Culture Undermines Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Chet A Bowers

    The digital revolution is changing the world in ecologically unsustainable ways: (1) it increases the economic and political power of the elites controlling and interpreting the data; (2) it is based on the deep assumptions of market liberalism that do not recognize environmental limits; (3) it…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09

  • Framing Environmental Disaster: Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill book cover

    Framing Environmental Disaster

    Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, 1st Edition

    By Melissa K. Merry

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.  Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • The Future of Quality News Journalism: A Cross-Continental Analysis book cover

    The Future of Quality News Journalism

    A Cross-Continental Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Anderson, Michael Williams, George Ogola

    In the face of the continuously changing challenges of the digital age, it is difficult for quality news journalism to survive on any significant scale if a means for adequately funding it is not available. This new study, a follow-up to 2007’s The Future of Journalism in the Advanced Democracies,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge Research in Journalism

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