• Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception book cover

    Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception

    1st Edition

    By Yuri Tsivian

    Edited by Richard Taylor

    This book examines the development of cinematic form and culture in Russia, from its late nineteenth-century beginnings as a fairground attraction to the early post-Revolutionary years. The author traces the changing perceptions of cinema and its social transition from a modernist invention to a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Mediating Human Rights: Media, Culture and Human Rights Law book cover

    Mediating Human Rights

    Media, Culture and Human Rights Law, 1st Edition

    By Lieve Gies

    Drawing on social-legal, cultural and media theory, this book is one of the first to examine the media politics of human rights. It examines how the media construct the story of human rights, investigating what lies behind the apparent media hostility to human rights and what has become of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Ambiguities of Activism: Alter-Globalism and the Imperatives of Speed book cover

    Ambiguities of Activism

    Alter-Globalism and the Imperatives of Speed, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid M. Hoofd

    This volume provides a critical and in-depth investigation of the relationship between alter-globalist thinking and practices and their popular discourses. It examines the ways in which several alter-globalist activist groups (like Indymedia, no-borders campaigns, and forms of climate change…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Reading Marx in the Information Age: A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital Volume 1 book cover

    Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Christian Fuchs

    Renowned Marxist scholar and critical media theorist Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists readers in making sense of Karl Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work in the information age, exploring Marx’s key concepts through the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • Global Governance and NGO Participation: Shaping the information society in the United Nations book cover

    Global Governance and NGO Participation

    Shaping the information society in the United Nations, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Dany

    This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Competitive Elections and Democracy in America: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly book cover

    Competitive Elections and Democracy in America

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, 1st Edition

    By Heather K. Evans

    Competition seems to be an inevitable part of present-day elections in the United States. However, recent publications have debated whether we should encourage or discourage competitive elections. In Competitive Elections and Democracy in America, Heather Evans closely examines the debate over…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Using Social Marketing for Public Emergency Preparedness: Social Change for Community Resilience book cover

    Using Social Marketing for Public Emergency Preparedness

    Social Change for Community Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Meyer-Emerick

    Less than half of the public in the U.S. have taken the three steps to prepare for emergencies that are recommended by FEMA and the Red Cross: having a 3-day emergency kit, a family communication plan, and knowing where to get information during an emergency. Although emergency managers attempt to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    Routledge

  • Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations: Politics, place and power book cover

    Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Discussion over celebrity engagement is often limited to theoretical critique or normative name-calling, without much grounded research into what it is that celebrities are doing, the same or differently throughout the world. Crucially, little attention has been paid to the Global South, either as…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Russia after 2012: From Putin to Medvedev to Putin – Continuity, Change, or Revolution? book cover

    Russia after 2012

    From Putin to Medvedev to Putin – Continuity, Change, or Revolution?, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.L. Black, Michael Johns

    This book provides an overview of the state of Russia after the 2012 presidential election. It considers a wide range of both domestic and international issues, examining both the run up to and the consequences of the election. It covers political, economic, and social topics. It assesses the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Political Marketing: Strategic 'Campaign Culture' book cover

    Political Marketing

    Strategic 'Campaign Culture', 1st Edition

    Edited by Kostas Gouliamos, Antonis Theocharous, Bruce I. Newman

    A guiding principle in creating Political Marketing has been to examine the ways in which culture, politics, and society interrelate in the field of political marketing. In the course of the book, the editors and contributors consider ‘culture’ as a distinctive concept with transformative…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions book cover

    Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

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