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  • 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 

  • 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 Research in Human Rights Law

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    According to the United Nations, there are currently more crises around the globe than at any other time in human history, and the number of people affected by complex emergencies and humanitarian crises has more than doubled in the last decade. We live in a moment of unprecedented humanitarian…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • 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 Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • 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 – 2017-01-24 

  • 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 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 

  • Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 

  • 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 Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible Futures After Lee Kuan Yew

    By Kenneth Paul Tan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance and legislative monopoly in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Politics in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia

    Edited by Ting Gong, Ian Scott

    Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from excessive position-related consumption to future job offers in the private sector for compliant public servants; from money-laundering to ‘white elephant’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 

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