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  • The First German Theatre

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 

  • 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 twenty…

    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

  • 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 – 2015-12-11 
    New Directions in American Politics

  • 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 – 2015-12-01 

  • Citizen Participation and Political Communication in a Digital World

    Edited by Alex Frame, Gilles Brachotte

    The arrival of the participatory web 2.0 has been hailed by many as a media revolution, bringing with it new tools and possibilities for direct political action. Through specialised online platforms, mainstream social media or blogs, citizens in many countries are increasingly seeking to have their…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Europe and World Society

    Edited by Chris Rumford, Didem Buhari-Gulmez

    Europe and World Society offers a distinctive critical approach to understanding European transformations, exploring both the progress and limitations of integration on various key policy areas such as agricultural policy, education reform, migration, and external relations, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 

  • Talk Show Campaigns

    Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television

    By Michael Parkin

    Over the past twenty years, presidential candidates have developed an entertainment talk show strategy in which they routinely chat with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart. In fact, between 1992 and 2012, there have been more than 200 candidate interviews on daytime and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Israel at the Polls 2013

    Continuity and Change in Israeli Political Culture

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    The 2013 elections took place less than two years after the overwhelming wave of social protests of summer 2011. At first, the election campaign did not raise much public interest, but the emergence of new players and young political forces energized the political race. Polls conducted throughout…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23

  • Global Governance and NGO Participation

    Shaping the information society in the United Nations

    By Charlotte Dany

    This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20
    Rethinking Globalizations

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