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  • The Performativity of Digital Activism

    By Fidele Vlavo

    This book offers an analysis of online direct action as creative and cultural performance. It examines the historical and present practices of artists-activists engaged in digital activism, including the work of Critical Art Ensemble, Electronic Disturbance Theatre and Anonymous and discusses over…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Surveillance in Asian Cinema

    Under Eastern Eyes

    Edited by Karen Fang

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising

    Edited by Christina Holtz Bacha, Marion R Just

    This Handbook provides the most comprehensive overview of the role of electoral advertising on TV and new forms of advertising in countries from all parts of the world currently available. Thematic chapters address advertising effects, negative ads, the perspective of practitioners, and gender role…

    Hardback – 2017-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia

    Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere

    By Brian McNair, Terry Flew, Stephen Harrington, Adam Swift

    In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Politics and Big Data

    Nowcasting and Forecasting Elections with Social Media

    By Andrea Ceron, Luigi Curini, Stefano Maria Iacus

    The importance of social media as a way to monitor an electoral campaign is well established. Day-by-day, hour-by-hour evaluation of the evolution of online ideas and opinion allows observers and scholars to monitor trends and momentum in public opinion well before traditional polls. However, there…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish

    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 – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Media Relations of the Anti-War Movement

    The Battle for Hearts and Minds

    By Ian Taylor

    In this book, Ian Taylor examines how a social movement, the anti-Iraq War movement in the UK, engaged with the media as a part of their campaigning against the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Moving beyond content analysis to draw upon interviews with locally based journalists and activists,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Public Service Broadcasting 3.0

    Legal Design for the Digital Present

    By Mira Burri

    The digital media environment is characterized by an abundance and diversity of content, a multiplicity of platforms, new modes of content production, distribution and access, and changed patterns of consumer and business behaviour. This has challenged the traditional model of public service…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • British Propaganda and Wars of Empire

    Influencing Friend and Foe 1900–2010

    By Christopher Tuck

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    In order to provide a better understanding of the shifting nature of influence, this volume looks at how the British government employed various forms of persuasion to achieve its goals across the twentieth century. The collection provides a range of case studies to assess how effectively - or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India

    Globalizing Muscular Nationalism

    By Sikata Banerjee

    Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics. …

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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