Political Communication Products

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By Miriam Cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Fiascos in Public Policy and Foreign Policy

    Edited by Kai Oppermann, Alexander Spencer

    The collection brings together scholars from Public Policy and Foreign Policy to address the theme of policy fiascos. So far research on failure and fiascos in both Public Policy and Foreign Policy has existed independent of each other with very little communication between the two sub-disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    European Public Policy Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power

    Edited by Naren Chitty, Li Ji, Gary Rawnsley, Craig Hayden

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy. The terms soft power and public diplomacy have enormous currency in media and policy discourse, yet despite all the attention the terms…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Framing War

    Public Opinion and Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective

    By Francesco Olmastroni

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens’ opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Psychology of Influence

    Theory, research and practice

    By Joop van der Pligt, Michael Vliek

    Whether it’s our choice of a new car or what we think about our neighbours, our opinions and attitudes are a way of negotiating the world around us. The Psychology of Influence explores how these preferences and behaviors are influenced and affected by the messages we receive in daily life. From…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Psychology Press

  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Philosophical and Cultural Interpretations of Russian Modernisation

    Edited by Arto Mustajoki, Katja Lehtisaari

    In this book the expert international contributors attempt to answer questions such as: How far is it possible to attribute change in contemporary Russia as due to cultural factors? How does the process of change in cultural institutions reflect the general development of Russia? Are there certain…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge

    By Sky Croeser

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Media in Process

    Transformation and Democratic Transition

    Edited by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The post-communist development of media systems has been uneven in the countries of the region. Television and newspapers, together with the emergence of social media, have had great influence on the political debate in various countries. Ownership of the media has been a factor in many instances.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series

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