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  • The Media and the Public Sphere

    A Deliberative Model of Democracy

    By Thomas Häussler

    At the heart of modern democracy lies the public sphere, which is most centrally shaped by those actors that integrate it discursively: the mass media. The media draws together the different strands of political debates; they grant access to some actors and arguments, while excluding others, and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Visual Global Politics

    Edited by Roland Bleiker

    We live in a visual age. Images play an essential role in shaping international events and our understanding of them. Photographs, cinema, television and new media sources all influence how we view and approach phenomena as diverse as war, humanitarian crises, protest movements and election…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • (Mis)Understanding Political Participation

    Digital Practices, New Forms of Participation and the Renewal of Democracy

    Edited by Jeffrey Wimmer, Cornelia Wallner, Rainer Winter, Karoline Oelsner

    The practices of participation and engagement are characterised by complexities and contradictions. All celebratory examples of uses of social media, e.g. in the Arab spring, the Occupy movement or in recent LGBTQ protests, are deeply rooted in human practices. Because of this connection, every…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Online Activism in Latin America

    Edited by Hilda Chacón

    Online Activism in Latin America examines the innovative ways in which Latin American citizens, and Latin@s in the United States, use the Internet to advocate for causes that they consider just. The contributions to the volume analyze citizen-launched websites, interactive platforms, postings, and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Rita Figueiras, Paula do Espírito Santo

    The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies and jobs, and rising prices.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Television News and Human Rights in the US & UK

    The Violations Will Not Be Televised

    By Shawna M. Brandle

    Does the CNN Effect exist? Political communications scholars have debated the influence of television news coverage on international affairs since television news began, especially in relation to the coverage of massive human rights violations. These debates have only intensified in the last 20…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Social Media and Political Culture

    By Bridgette Wessels

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century

    8th Edition

    By Cynthia C. Combs

    Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century helps readers understand terrorism, responses to it, and current trends that affect the future of this phenomenon. Putting terrorism into historical perspective and analyzing it as a form of political violence, this text presents the most essential concepts,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualising Film Policies

    Edited by Nolwenn Mingant, Cecilia Tirtaine

    This volume explores and interrogates the shifts and changes in both government and industry-based screen policies over the past 30 years. It covers a diverse range of film industries from different parts of the world, along with the interrelationship between different localities, policy regimes…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Fake News

    Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism

    By Brian McNair

    Fake News: Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism examines the causes and consequences of the ‘fake news’ phenomenon now sweeping the world’s media and political debates. Drawing on three decades of research and writing on journalism and news media, leading scholar Brian McNair engages…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • The Politics of Climate Change under President Obama

    By Hugh Atkinson

    The last two decades have witnessed an ever growing partisan divide in US politics over climate change and global warming. Significant elements in the Republican Party became openly hostile to the scientific evidence and, following the election of George W. Bush, legislative action at the federal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Power

    Worldwide Perspectives

    Edited by Göran Therborn

    What do cities tell us about power? How does power shape cities? These are the main questions answered by a multidisciplinary set of eminent urban scholar in crisp articles on capital cities from around the world, from Buenos Aires to Tokyo, from Jakarta to Moscow. Focus is on contemporary cities…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

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