• Television News and Human Rights in the US & UK: The Violations Will Not Be Televised book cover

    Television News and Human Rights in the US & UK

    The Violations Will Not Be Televised, 1st Edition

    By Shawna M. Brandle

    Does the CNN Effect exist? Political communications scholars have debated the influence of television news coverage on international affairs since television news began, especially in relation to the coverage of massive human rights violations. These debates have only intensified in the last 20…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Pakistan’s Political Labyrinths: Military, society and terror book cover

    Pakistan’s Political Labyrinths

    Military, society and terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Kalia

    This book explores Pakistan from different vantage points. It examines a variety of events in contemporary Pakistan through a comprehensive analysis of identity and power politics; media landscapes; military recruitment; role of madrassahs; terrorism and militancy; civil war as well as outlines…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India

  • The Presidency and Social Media: Discourse, Disruption, and Digital Democracy in the 2016 Presidential Election book cover

    The Presidency and Social Media

    Discourse, Disruption, and Digital Democracy in the 2016 Presidential Election, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Schill, John Allen Hendricks

    The media have long played an important role in the modern political process and the 2016 presidential campaign was no different. From Trump’s tweets and cable-show-call-ins to Sander’s social media machine to Clinton’s "Trump Yourself" app and podcast, journalism, social and digital media, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

  • Emotions, Politics and War book cover

    Emotions, Politics and War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Åhäll, Thomas Gregory

    A growing number of scholars have sought to re-centre emotions in our study of international politics, however an overarching book on how emotions matter to the study of politics and war is yet to be published. This volume is aimed at filling that gap, proceeding from the assumption…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

  • Political Aesthetics: Culture, Critique and the Everyday book cover

    Political Aesthetics

    Culture, Critique and the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arundhati Virmani

    Political Aesthetics highlights the complex and ambiguous connections of aesthetics with social, cultural and political experiences in contemporary societies. If today aesthetics seems a rather overused term, mixing a variety of historical realities and complex personal states of being, its…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

  • Sexing War/Policing Gender: Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence book cover

    Sexing War/Policing Gender

    Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence, 1st Edition

    By Linda Åhäll

    Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women’s agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women’s activism for peace or to ignore women’s agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Political Communication and Leadership: Mimetisation, Hugo Chavez and the Construction of Power and Identity book cover

    Political Communication and Leadership

    Mimetisation, Hugo Chavez and the Construction of Power and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Elena Block

    The long-lasting hegemonic rule of President Hugo Chávez not only involved significant rearrangements in the control of political power in Venezuela but also shifts in the way its citizens constructed, connected and interacted with politics. In this book, Elena Block explores the political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Samsung, Media Empire and Family: A power web book cover

    Samsung, Media Empire and Family

    A power web, 1st Edition

    By Chunhyo Kim

    This book analyses media conglomerates owning multiple media holdings under centralized ownership within and across media markets. It argues that Asian capitalists utilize both a market-oriented ideology and family connections to build their media empires, thereby creating cultural conglomerates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13

  • Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Giulia Sandri, Antonella Seddone

    Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party’s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA. Party Primaries…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Activism on the Web: Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism book cover

    Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India: The Making of an Info-Nation book cover

    Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation, 1st Edition

    By Biswarup Sen

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • New Chinese-Language Documentaries: Ethics, Subject and Place book cover

    New Chinese-Language Documentaries

    Ethics, Subject and Place, 1st Edition

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Documentary filmmaking is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent filmmakers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political problems, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book identifies notable…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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