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  • Moral Talk

    Stance and Evaluation in political discourse

    By Joe Bennett

    This book is about moral talk in contemporary British political discourse, drawing on speeches, debates and radio phone-ins. Using a critical sociolinguistic approach, Bennett explores the language people use to communicate moral judgement and highlights the relations between the things that people…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    The Politics of Language

  • The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Politics

    Edited by Jonathan Evans, Fruela Fernandez

    The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Politics presents the first comprehensive, state of the art overview of the multiple ways in which 'politics' and 'translation' interact. Divided into four sections with thirty-three chapters written by a roster of international scholars, this handbook…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Intelligence Elites and Public Accountability

    Relationships of Influence with Civil Society

    By Vian Bakir

    This book examines the interaction between intelligence elites and civil society. The secrecy of intelligence means that publication of intelligence is highly restricted, barring occasional whistle-blowing and sanitised official leaks. These characteristics mean that intelligence, if publicised,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Michael Rogin

    The Culture of Politics

    Edited by Alyson Cole, George Shulman

    Michael Rogin’s scholarship profoundly altered the scope, content, and disposition of political theory. He reconstituted the field by opening it to an array of texts, performances and methods previously considered beyond the purview of the discipline. As a co-founder of ‘new historicism’ he…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • Communicative Civic-ness

    Social Media and Political Culture

    By Bridgette Wessels

    Communicative Civic-ness explores how political culture shapes social media interactions in civic participation, arguing that social media usage is informed by context-specific political culture. Drawing on cutting-edge research, the book provides a robust theoretical and conceptual framework on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 

  • Politics Goes to the Movies

    By Robert Kolker

    Politics Goes to the Movies introduces the topic of political representation and ideology by analysing some of the most important politically themed films across the history of cinema in a refreshing and concise volume. Offering a survey of political cinema from 1915 to present day, topics include:…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02 

  • Discourse Analysis and Austerity

    Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics

    Edited by Kate Power, Tanweer Ali, Eva Lebduskova

    In the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, governments around the developed world coordinated policy moves to stimulate economic activity and avert a depression. In subsequent years, however, cuts to public expenditure, or austerity, have become the dominant narrative in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism

    Edited by Graham Meikle

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism is a wide-ranging collection of 42 original and authoritative essays by leading contributors from a variety of academic disciplines. Introducing and exploring central debates about the diverse relationships between both media and protest and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Ours is the age of celebrity. An inescapable aspect of daily life in our media-saturated societies of the twenty-first century, celebrity is celebrated for its infinite plasticity and glossy seductions. But there is also a darker side. Celebrity culture is littered from end to end with addictions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Social Media, Political Marketing and the 2016 U.S. Election

    Edited by Christine B. Williams, Bruce I. Newman

    Facebook, Twitter and Instagram create new ways to market political campaigns and new channels for candidates and voters to interact. This volume investigates the role and impact of social media in the 2016 U.S. election, focusing specifically on the presidential nominating contest. Through case…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 

  • Marketing Public Policy

    Complexity, Hurts and Minefields

    By Basskaran Nair

    Policy analysts and policy planners should start from the premise that obstacles, uncertainties and surprises are inevitable features of policy making. All public policies should be treated as complex problems, from the outset. Complexity theorists maintain that complex policies are ill-defined and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 

  • Drumbeat

    New Media and the Radicalization and Militarization of Young People

    By John Martino

    As the 21st century unfolds society is confronted with the normalization of warfare and political violence and their growing allure for the young. Current global political events highlight the extent to which young people have become the target of state and non-state agents in the prosecution of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 

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