• Understanding Public Speaking: A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory book cover

    Understanding Public Speaking

    A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory, 1st Edition

    By Braj Mohan

    Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge India

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century: Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations book cover

    The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Data Politics: Worlds, Subjects, Rights book cover

    Data Politics

    Worlds, Subjects, Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Didier Bigo, Engin Isin, Evelyn Ruppert

    Data has become a social and political issue because of its capacity to reconfigure relationships between states, subjects, and citizens. This book explores how data has acquired such an important capacity and examines how critical interventions in its uses in both theory and practice are possible.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • Populist Discourse: Critical Approaches to Contemporary Politics book cover

    Populist Discourse

    Critical Approaches to Contemporary Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Encarnación Hidalgo-Tenorio, Miguel-Ángel Benítez-Castro, Francesca De Cesare

    Populist Discourse brings together experts from both linguistics and political science to analyse the language of populist leaders and the media's representation of populism in different temporal, geographical and ideological contexts, including Nazi Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia book cover

    New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Sara Chinnasamy

    This book analyses the exponential growth of independent news portal (INPs) in Malaysia and discusses the extent of impacts generated from these portals in Malaysian electoral conduct especially during Malaysia's 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond book cover

    Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of literary, non-literary and cultural representations. The contributors examine the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge India

  • A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents book cover

    A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and Its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

    The state of political discourse in the United States today has been a subject of concern for many Americans. Political incivility is not merely a problem for political elites; political conversations between American citizens have also become more difficult and tense. The 2016 presidential…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Queer European Cinema: Queering Cinematic Time and Space book cover

    Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Media book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marian Meyers

    This book examines the multiple ways that popular media mainstream and reinforce neoliberal ideology, exposing how they promote neoliberalism’s underlying ideas, values and beliefs so as to naturalize inequality, undercut democracy and contribute to the collapse of social notions of community and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore: 1965-2015 book cover

    A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    To celebrate Singapore’s fiftieth anniversary for its independence from Malaysia in 2015, 35 students, academics and activists came together to discuss and write about pioneering Singaporean human rights activists and their under-reported stories in Singapore. The city-state is known for its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Israel at the Polls 2015: A Moment of Transformative Stability book cover

    Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign: Simulation and its Social Implications book cover

    Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign

    Simulation and its Social Implications, 1st Edition

    By Xiao Mei

    Between 2009 and 2012, the city of Chongqing came into the national, and even international spotlight, as it became the geographical centre of the ‘Singing Red, Smashing Black’ campaign, and later the political storm that swept China. Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign drew an incredible amount of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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