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  • Civic Media Literacies

    By Paul Mihailidis

    Civic life today is mediated. Communities small and large are now using connective platforms to share information, engage in local issues, facilitate vibrant debate, and advocate for social causes. In this timely book, Paul Mihailidis explores the texture of daily engagement in civic life, and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Culture Wars

    The Media and the British Left, 2nd Edition

    By James Curran, Ivor Gaber, Julian Petley

    Culture Wars investigates the relationship between the media and politics in Britain today. It focusses on how significant sections of the national press have represented and distorted the policies of the Labour Party, and particularly its left, from the Thatcher era up to, and including, Ed…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27 
    Communication and Society

  • Digital Politics: Mobilization, Engagement and Participation

    Edited by Karolina Koc-Michalska, Darren G. Lilleker

    This book discusses the implications of recent innovations in information and communication technology for civic and political engagement. The international mix of contributions offers insights across a broad spectrum of studies into the form of engagement: explaining the reasons, incentives and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • 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 

  • Writing the First World War after 1918

    Edited by Adrian Bingham

    This book explores how print journalism was a powerful and persistent influence on public attitudes to, and memories of, the First World War in a range of participant nations, including Britain, France, Germany, Ireland, the United States and Australia. With contributions from an international…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Journalism Studies

  • ISIS Beyond the Spectacle

    Communication Media, Networked Publics, and Terrorism

    Edited by Mehdi Semati, Piotr M. Szpunar, Robert Alan Brookey

    What is ISIS? A quasi-state? A terrorist group? A movement? An ideology? As ISIS has transformed and mutated, gained and lost territory, horrified the world and been its punch line, media have been central to understanding it. The changing yet constant relationship between ISIS and the media, as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24 

  • Digitizing Democracy

    Edited by Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, Brian McNair

    What are the key challenges facing our increasingly digitized democracy, and how might we as citizens contribute to resolving them? This book explores these questions, adopting a multi-disciplinary approach that combines work from media studies, journalism studies and political science scholars and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics

  • Power Without Responsibility

    Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain, 8th Edition

    By James Curran, Jean Seaton

    Power Without Responsibility attacks the conventional history of the press as a story of progress; offers a critical defence and history of public service broadcasting; provides a myth-busting account of the internet; a subtle account of the impact of the social media and explores key debates about…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29 

  • Recovering Argument

    Edited by Randall Lake

    This volume presents the best scholarship from the 19th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation, which took place July 30-August 2, 2015, at Cliff Lodge, Snowbird Resort, in Alta, Utah. The Alta Conference, first held in 1979, is the oldest…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 

  • Internet and Democracy in the Network Society

    By Jan A.G.M. van Dijk, Kenneth L. Hacker

    A seminal shift has taken place in the relationship between Internet usage and politics. At the turn of the century, it was presumed that digital communication would produce many positive political effects like improvements to political information retrieval, support for public debate and community…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

    Edited by Nathan Farrell

    This edited collection brings together a range of research focusing on the political economy of celebrity activism. It seeks to advance current understandings of the complex relationships between celebrity activists, traditional political figures, non-profit organisations, the corporate sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Introduction to News Framing Effects Research

    Theory and Practice

    By Sophie Lecheler, Claes H. de Vreese

    News framing helps to determine what role news media play in people’s lives on a daily basis, and how they are able to change how we think and act. News Framing Effects Research offers an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to research on news framing effects, one of the most widely used…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

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