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  • Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital, Volume 1

    By Christian Fuchs

    This book is a comprehensive guide to Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work. Renowned Marxist scholar Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists undergraduate and postgraduate readers in making sense of Marx in the information age,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Communication Policy in Developed Countries

    Edited by Patricia Edgar, Syed A. Rahim

    Originally published in 1983. This book presents a description and critical analysis of the communication systems and policy at the time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. It examines the technological and cultural…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Video Game Policy

    Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    Edited by Steven Conway, Jennifer deWinter

    This book analyzes the effect of policy on the digital game complex: government, industry, corporations, distributors, players, and the like. Contributors argue that digital games are not created nor consumed outside of the complex power relationships that dictate the full production and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • The Hollywood War Machine, Second Edition

    U.S. Militarism and Popular Culture

    By Carl Boggs, Pollard Tom

    The newly expanded and revised edition of The Hollywood War Machine includes wide-ranging exploration of numerous popular military-themed films that have appeared in the close to a decade since the first edition was published. Within the Hollywood movie community, there has not been even the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Competitive Elections and Democracy in America

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    By Heather K. Evans

    Competition seems to be an inevitable part of present-day elections in the United States. However, recent publications have debated whether we should encourage or discourage competitive elections. In Competitive Elections and Democracy in America, Heather Evans closely examines the debate over…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Talk Show Campaigns

    Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television

    By Michael Parkin

    Over the past twenty years, presidential candidates have developed an entertainment talk show strategy in which they routinely chat with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart. In fact, between 1992 and 2012, there have been more than 200 candidate interviews on daytime and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Fifty Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through the 21st century. This book traces U.S. Spanish-language television’s development from…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Israel at the Polls 2013

    Continuity and Change in Israeli Political Culture

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    The 2013 elections took place less than two years after the overwhelming wave of social protests of summer 2011. At first, the election campaign did not raise much public interest, but the emergence of new players and young political forces energized the political race. Polls conducted throughout…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Party Hegemony and Entrepreneurial Power in China

    Institutional Change in the Film and Music Industries

    By Elena Meyer-Clement

    Economic liberalisation processes and the rapid development of the private sector are widely visible signs of over thirty years of reform policies in the People’s Republic of China. Nevertheless, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has managed to preserve the basic political institutions of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

    Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

    Edited by Paola Rivetti, Rosita Di Peri

    The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that politics has changed for good in North Africa and the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Public Diplomacy

    The Rise of the Confucius Institute

    By Falk Hartig

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of Confucius Institutes (CIs), situating them as a tool of public diplomacy in the broader context of China’s foreign affairs. The study establishes the concept of public diplomacy as the theoretical framework for analysing CIs. By…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Political Aesthetics

    Culture, Critique and the Everyday

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge
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