Political Communication Products

  • Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis

    The Creel Century

    By Phil Graham

    Phil Graham is Professor in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology, Australia…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    Singapore is known for its remarkable economic success while its strict laws on freedom of speech, drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest have been legitimised in the name of maintaining public order, racial harmony and internal security for this success. Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘Asian values’…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Debating Regime Legitimacy in Contemporary China

    Popular Protests and Regime Performances

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This comprehensive volume is a three-part study of whether the Chinese political system has maintained a significant degree of regime legitimacy in the context of rising domestic discontent, in particular the popular protests against socio-economic inequality and environment degradation. Part I…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising

    Edited by Christina Holtz-Bacha, Marion R. Just

    This Handbook provides the most comprehensive overview of the role of electoral advertising on television and new forms of advertising in countries from all parts of the world currently available. Thematic chapters address advertising effects, negative ads, the perspective of practitioners and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia

    Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere

    By Brian McNair, Terry Flew, Stephen Harrington, Adam Swift

    In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Freedom of Speech in Russia

    Politics and Media from Gorbachev to Putin

    By Daphne Skillen

    This book traces the life of free speech in Russia from the final years of the Soviet Union to the present. It shows how long-cherished hopes for an open society in which people would speak freely and tell truth to power fared under Gorbachev’s glasnost; how free speech was a real, if fractured,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Chinese Public Diplomacy

    The Rise of the Confucius Institute

    By Falk Hartig

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of Confucius Institutes (CIs), situating them as a tool of public diplomacy in the broader context of China’s foreign affairs. The study establishes the concept of public diplomacy as the theoretical framework for analysing CIs. By…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer Rose 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 – 2017-01-30
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Legacies and 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 – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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