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  • Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan

    Naming China

    By Hui-Ching Chang, Richard Holt

    Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001

    What Has Been Learned?

    Edited by David Miller, Jessie Blackbourn, Helen Dexter, Rani Dhanda

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems

    A Comparative Legal Account

    By Graeme Orr

    ’Why do we vote in schools?’ ’What is the social meaning of secret balloting?’ ’What is lost if we vote by mail or computers rather than on election day?’ ’What is the history and role of drinking and wagering in elections?’ ’How does the electoral cycle generate the theatre of election night and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis

    The Creel Century

    By Phil Graham

    This book traces a century of militarised communication that began in the US in April, 1917 with the institution of the Committee on Public Information (CPI), headed by George Creel and tasked with persuading a divided US public to enter World War I. The book argues that the CPI’s influence…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    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 – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Conservatism and Ideology

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Mark Garnett, David M Walker

    Michael Oakshott described conservatism as a non-ideological preference for the familiar, tried, actual, limited, near, sufficient, convenient and present. Historically, conservatives have been associated with attempts to sustain social harmony between classes and groups within an organic,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-17
    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 – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Central and Eastern European Media in Comparative Perspective

    Politics, Economy and Culture

    Edited by John Downey, Sabina Mihelj

    Appearing more than twenty years after the revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe, this book could not have come at a more appropriate time; a time to take stock not only of the changes but also the continuities in media systems of the region since 1989. To what extent are media institutions…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-27
    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 – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

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