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  • Four Theories of the Press

    60 Years and Counting, 1st Edition

    By Maira T. Vaca-Baqueiro

    The links between distinctive political regimes and media systems are undeniable. As Siebert, Peterson and Schramm wrote (1956: 1) 60 years ago: ‘the press always takes on the form and coloration of the social and political structures within which it operates’. Nevertheless, today’s world and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Contending Legitimacy in World Politics

    The State, Civil Society and the International Sphere in the Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwyn Winter, Lucia Sorbera

    Legitimacy, along with security and democracy, is arguably one of the most widely used global buzzwords of the new millennium. Yet, the idea of political legitimacy is not new and has been constructed in different ways at different moments in history. This book problematizes this notion, from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cultural Forms of Protest in Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Beumers, Alexander Etkind, Olga Gurova, Sanna Turoma

    Alongside the Arab Spring, the 'Occupy' anti-capitalist movements in the West, and the events on the Maidan in Kiev, Russia has had its own protest movements, notably the political protests of 2011–12. As elsewhere in the world, these protests had unlikely origins, in Russia’s case spearheaded by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Authoritarian and Populist Influences in the New Media

    1st Edition

    By Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The media is often viewed as a primary gauge which reflects the changing political landscape as societies transition from authoritarian regimes to democracies. Chronicling the process through media analysis provides deeper insights into the relationship between technology, the state, and social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cumulative Extremism

    A Comparative Historical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Alexander J. Carter

    This book frames several historical incidents of violent movement-countermovement conflicts within the concept of ‘cumulative extremism’— the mutually reinforcing dynamic of radicalisation that can develop between two or more antagonistic groups. Drawing on several in-depth case studies, including…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus

    New Directions for the Future Development of Humankind, 1st Edition

    By W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz

    "Our time is the age of postmodernity and of the clash of epochs. But a new age of humanity is rising. It is evolutionity or the evolutionary epoch which replaces modernity and postmodernity."Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus (Political-Philosophical Treatise) aims to establish the principles…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Political Participation in a Changing World

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Theocharis, Jan W. van Deth

    In the last decades, political participation expanded continuously. This expansion includes activities as diverse as voting, tweeting, signing petitions, changing your social media profile, demonstrating, boycotting products, joining flash mobs, attending meetings, throwing seedbombs, and donating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    The explosive growth in information technology has ushered in unparalleled new opportunities for advancing public service. Featuring 24 chapters from foremost experts in the field of digital government, this Handbook provides an authoritative survey of key emerging technologies, their current state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marleen Brans, Iris Geva-May, Michael Howlett

    This Handbook presents the first comprehensive study of policy analytical practices in comparative perspective. It explores emerging developments and innovations in the field and advances knowledge of the nature and quality of policy analysis across different countries and at different levels of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Security Governance, Policing, and Local Capacity

    1st Edition

    By Jan Froestad, Clifford Shearing

    The security governance of South Africa has faced immense challenges amid post-apartheid constitutional and political transformations. In many cases, policing and governmental organizations have failed to provide security and other services to the poorest inhabitants. Security Governance, Policing,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • State Fragility Around the World

    Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal, 1st Edition

    By Laurie A. Gould, Matthew Pate

    Failed and fragile states often govern through the criminalization of otherwise inconsequential or tolerated acts. These weak states also frequently use kidnapping, murder, and other violent or oppressive tactics to maintain order and stay in power. State Fragility Around the World: Fractured…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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