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  • China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • The Psychology of Influence

    Theory, research and practice

    By Joop van der Pligt, Michael Vliek

    Whether it’s our choice of a new car or what we think about our neighbours, our opinions and attitudes are a way of negotiating the world around us. The Psychology of Influence explores how these preferences and behaviors are influenced and affected by the messages we receive in daily life. From…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Psychology Press

  • Disability Rights Advocacy Online

    Voice, Empowerment and Global Connectivity

    By Filippo Trevisan

    Disability rights advocates in the United Kingdom and the United States recently embraced new media technologies in unexpected and innovative ways. This book sheds light on this process of renewal and asks whether the digitalization of disability rights advocacy can help re-configure political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches

    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 often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Philosophical and Cultural Interpretations of Russian Modernisation

    Edited by Arto Mustajoki, Katja Lehtisaari

    In this book the expert international contributors attempt to answer questions such as: How far is it possible to attribute change in contemporary Russia as due to cultural factors? How does the process of change in cultural institutions reflect the general development of Russia? Are there certain…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Media in Process

    Transformation and Democratic Transition

    Edited by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The post-communist development of media systems has been uneven in the countries of the region. Television and newspapers, combined with the emergence of social media have had great influence on the political debate in various countries. Ownership of the media has been a factor in many instances.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus

    By Nelli Babayan

    Although "democracy promotion" has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geo-politics

    Pathways to Influence

    Edited by Donald E. Abelson, Xin Hua, Stephen Brooks

    Questions about the role and influence of think tanks in matters of foreign policy and geopolitics are both timely and important. The reconfiguration of global power, explosion of social media, shifts away from traditional print and oral-based ways of imparting knowledge and the sheer number of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    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 – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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