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  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Foreign Correspondence

    Edited by John Maxwell Hamilton, Regina G. Lawrence

    Despite the importance of foreign news, its history, transformation and indeed its future have not been much studied. The scholarly community often calls attention to journalism’s shortcomings covering the world, yet the topic has not been systematically examined across countries or over time. The…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Representation, Rhetoric, Reality

    Edited by Eleanor Drywood, Michelle Farrell, Edel Hughes

    Human rights law has a significant impact today, globally and at the domestic level, on law, politics and life. Despite its extensive institutionalisation and its universal, transnational and domestic acceptance and presence, the value of human rights law is highly contested in politics and in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Next Generation Netroots

    Realignment and the Rise of the Internet Left

    By Matthew R. Kerbel, Christopher J. Bowers

    From the early demise of Trent Lott at the hands of bloggers to the agonized scream of Howard Dean; from Daily Kos and the blogosphere to the rise of Twitter and Facebook, politics and new media have co-existed and evolved in rapid succession. Here, an academic and practitioner team up to consider…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods do not capture this changed, dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Fox News and American Politics

    How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society

    By Dan Cassino

    In recent years, scholars have argued that the ability of people to choose which channel they want to watch means that television news is just preaching to the choir, and doesn’t change any minds. However, this book shows that the media still has an enormous direct impact on American society and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America

    Opportunities and Risks

    Edited by Anita Breuer, Yanina Welp

    This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Electoral Systems and Governance

    How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making

    By Salomon Orellana

    Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making. This book focuses on the relationship between electoral institutions and policy outcomes in order to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Cool Nations

    Media and the Social Imaginary of the Branded Country

    By Katja Valaskivi

    Nation branding is the most recent feature of imagined nation-making in the history of nations. Facing global competition, national decision-makers aim to distinguish their countries from others by means of branding. Quite a few nations have considered the term ‘cool’ suitable for describing some…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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