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  • 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 – 2017-02-02 

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer 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 – 2017-01-24 

  • 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 – 2017-01-04 

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible 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 – 2016-12-16 
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2016-12-05 
    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 

  • 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 
    European Public Policy Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power

    Edited by Naren Chitty, Li Ji, Gary D. 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 – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2016-11-09 

  • 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 Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Crises in Russia

    Contemporary Management Policy and Practice From A Historical Perspective

    By Boris Porfiriev

    Edited by Greg Simons

    This unique book explores the problems of the national crisis management system in Russia, a country undergoing political, social and economic transition and one which is also prone to natural and man-made disasters. In detailing policy, institutional and legal issues and illustrating a number of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Surveillance and Identity

    Discourse, Subjectivity and the State

    By David Barnard-Wills

    Surveillance and Identity analyses the discourse of surveillance in the contemporary United Kingdom, drawing upon public language from central government, governmental agencies, activist movements, and from finance and banking. Examining the logics of these discourses and revealing the manner in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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