Politics & International Relations: Politics & Technology

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

    A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and its Discontents

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

    Political discourse in the United States is particularly toxic at this moment in history. This phenomenon is not restricted to elites: In fact, it infused and inflamed the general populace during the 2016 elections. Reasoned public discourse has suffered at the hands of rising polarization and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Digital Political Economy and Virtual Globalization book cover

    Digital Political Economy and Virtual Globalization

    Edited by Gillian Youngs

    This work brings prime concepts together that define the world we now live in – virtuality and globalization – to explain the nature of digital political economy. Its central focus is the interconnected exploration of the theoretically rich fields of virtuality and globalization studies to produce…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Artificial Intelligence: Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy book cover

    Artificial Intelligence

    Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy

    By Saswat Sarangi, Pankaj Sharma

    What will the future be? A dystopian landscape controlled by machines or a brave new world full of possibilities?  Perhaps the answer lies with artificial intelligence (AI) — a phenomenon much beyond technology that has, continues to and will shape lives in ways we do not understand yet.   This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge India

  • Arming Asia: Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries book cover

    Arming Asia

    Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries

    By Richard Bitzinger

    Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation weapons systems. He analyzes China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia. The…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics: The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance book cover

    African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics

    The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance

    By Assata Zerai

    Mobile phones/ICT are shown to be linked to neoliberal understandings of more democratic governance structures, defined by the World Bank governance indicators as: the rule of law, corruption-control, regulation quality, government effectiveness, political stability/ no violence and voice and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Emerging and Advanced Technologies in Diverse Forensic Sciences. book cover

    Emerging and Advanced Technologies in Diverse Forensic Sciences.

    Edited by Ronn Johnson

    An important contribution to the professional work performed in the areas on emerging technologies, this book provides an extensive expansion of the literature base on contemporary theories and investigative techniques used in the forensic sciences. Forensic science, as a relatively new field of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA book cover

    The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA

    By Erin Kruger

    In the post-9/11 security environment, the use of genetic data has extended beyond the confines of the criminal legal domain and into the realms of national security, defense, immigration, humanitarian, army and military operations. As such, the function of genetic data has shifted from that of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • The Data Economy: Implications from Singapore book cover

    The Data Economy

    Implications from Singapore

    By Sree Kumar, Warren Chik, See Kiong Ng, Sin Gee Teo

    ‘The data economy’ is a term used by many, but properly understood by few. Even more so the concept of ‘big data’. Both terms embody the notion of a digital world in which many transactions and data flows animate a virtual space. This is the unseen world in which technology has become the master,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Evolution of the Asian Developmental State: Hong Kong and Singapore book cover

    The Evolution of the Asian Developmental State

    Hong Kong and Singapore

    By J. J. Woo

    Many East Asian states have undergone profound economic transformations over the last two decades. Singapore and Hong Kong especially have adapted to shifting economic and technological conditions by transforming themselves into ‘smart developmental states’. In these cities, the proliferation of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Emerging Technology: 3D Printing in China book cover

    Intellectual Property Rights and Emerging Technology

    3D Printing in China

    Edited by Hing Kai Chan, Hui Leng Choo, Onyeka Osuji, James Griffin

    3D printing poses many challenges to the traditional law of intellectual property. This book attempts to develop a technical method to help overcome some of these legal challenges and difficulties. This book is a collection of materials from empirical interviews, workshops and publications that…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Public Administration Reformation: Market Demand from Public Organizations book cover

    Public Administration Reformation

    Market Demand from Public Organizations

    Edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mahmud Shareef, Sanjay K Pandey, Vinod Kumar

    In an attempt to instil trust in their performance, credibility, integrity, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and good governance, many public organizations are in effect viewing tax-paying citizens as consumers. Little research exists to explore synergies between the market economy, public…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Digital War: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Digital War

    A Critical Introduction

    By William Merrin

     Digital War offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of digital technologies upon the military, the media, the global public and on the concept of ‘warfare’ itself. This introductory textbook explores the range of uses of digital technology in contemporary warfare and conflict. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge

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