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  • U.S. Media and Elections in Flux

    Dynamics and Strategies

    By David A. Jones

    Paid, earned, and social media are all crucial elements of modern electioneering, yet there is a scarcity of supplementary texts for campaigns and election courses that cover all types of media. Equally, media and politics courses cover election-related topics, yet there are few books that cover…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • European Media Policy for the Twenty-First Century

    Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future

    Edited by Seamus Simpson, Manuel Puppis, Hilde van den Bulck

    Media policy issues sit at the heart of the structure and functioning of media systems in Europe and beyond. This book brings together the work of a range of leading media policy scholars to provide inroads to a better understanding of how effective media policies can be developed to ensure a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century

    Activism, Big Data, and Dark Money, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated techniques of modern campaigning—micro-targeting,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 

  • Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

    Edited by Laura Filardo-Llamas, Christopher Hart, Bertie Kaal

    Bringing together a body of related research which has recently developed in Critical Discourse Analysis, this book is the first to address the role of perspective in socio-political discourse. Specifically, the contributions to this volume seek to explore, from a cognitive standpoint, the way in…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • Digital Detachment

    How Computer Culture Undermines Democracy

    By Chet A Bowers

    The digital revolution is changing the world in ecologically unsustainable ways: (1) it increases the economic and political power of the elites controlling and interpreting the data; (2) it is based on the deep assumptions of market liberalism that do not recognize environmental limits; (3) it…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25 

  • Constrained Elitism and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    By Timothy Kersey

    Today, examples of the public’s engagement with political issues through commercial and communicative mechanisms have become increasingly common. In February 2012, the Susan G. Komen Foundation reversed a decision to cease funding of cancer screening programs through Planned Parenthood amidst…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • New Directions in Public Opinion

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-04 
    New Directions in American Politics

  • Political Communication in the Online World

    Theoretical Approaches and Research Designs

    Edited by Gerhard Vowe, Philipp Henn

    As a consequence of the rapid diffusion of online media, the conditions for political communication, and research concerning it have radically changed. Is empirical communication research capable of consistently describing and explaining the changes in political communication in the online world…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Television News and Human Rights in the US & UK

    The Violations Will Not Be Televised

    By Shawna M. Brandle

    Does the CNN Effect exist? Political communications scholars have debated the influence of television news coverage on international affairs since television news began, especially in relation to the coverage of massive human rights violations. These debates have only intensified in the last 20…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Rita Figueiras, Paula do Espírito Santo

    The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies and jobs, and rising prices.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Power of Information Networks

    New Directions for Agenda Setting

    Edited by Lei Guo, Maxwell McCombs

    The news media have significant influence on the formation of public opinion. Called the agenda-setting role of the media, this influence occurs at three levels. Focusing public attention on a select few issues or other topics at any moment is level one. Emphasizing specific attributes of those…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30

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