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  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism

    By Julie Wilson

    Thanks to rise of neoliberalism over the past several decades, we live in an era of rampant anxiety, insecurity, and inequality. While neoliberalism has become somewhat of an academic buzzword in recent years, this book offers a rich and multilayered introduction to what is arguably the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Against Meritocracy

    Culture, power and myths of mobility

    By Jo Littler

    Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This idea is one of the prevalent social and cultural tropes of our time, as palpable in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics

    Edited by Axel Bruns, Gunn Enli, Eli Skogerbo, Anders Olof Larsson, Christian Christensen

    Social media are now widely used for political protests, campaigns, and communication in developed and developing nations, but available research has not yet paid sufficient attention to experiences beyond the US and UK. This collection tackles this imbalance head-on, compiling cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood

    Da'wa, Discourse and Political Communication

    By Noha Mellor

    In the wake of the January 25 revolution, and the coup that followed in 2013, Egyptian bookstores recorded a significant increase in demand for books by and about the Muslim Brotherhood. However, despite the burgeoning literature on the Brotherhood, knowledge about the movement is still rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Film, Religion and Activist Citizens

    An ontology of transformative acts

    By Milja Radovic

    Film can be a socio-political and artistic-transformative cultural practice through which acts and activism are performed. Going beyond ideological constructs of activism and legal definitions of citizenship, this book offers a novel approach to understanding the ontology of acts and activist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Online Reporting of Elections

    Edited by Einar Thorsen

    This book contributes to debates concerning online reporting of elections and the challenges facing journalism in the context of democratic change. The speed of technological adaptation by journalists and their audiences means online news is gradually becoming a normalised part of media landscapes…

    Paperback – 2017-07-23 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign

    Simulation and its Social Implications

    By Xiao Mei

    Between 2009 and 2012, the city of Chongqing came into the national, and even international spotlight, as it became the geographical centre of the ‘Singing Red, Smashing Black’ campaign, and later the political storm that swept China. Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign drew an incredible amount of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Politics and Sociology of China

  • Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

    By Jocelyn Evans, Jessica Hayden

    Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the quality of this relationship is predicated upon the accessibility of effective channels of communication between the constituent and representative.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rape of the Masses (1940)

    The Psychology of Totalitarian Political Propaganda

    By Serge Chakotin

    First published in French in 1939, and later in English in 1940, this work by biologist, sociologist and social activist, Serge Chakotin, analyses and strongly critiques the effect of Nazi propaganda on the psychology of the masses. By bringing together the political and the psychological, Chakotin…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film

    By Clara Guillén Marín

    During the last two decades Spain has undergone an unprecedented transformation from being a country of emigrants to receiving a significant number of migrants from all around the world. This book focuses on the analysis of documentaries and fiction films representing migrants in Spain in the first…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Film Studies

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