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  • Memory Politics in Contemporary Russia

    Television, Cinema and the State, 1st Edition

    By Mariëlle Wijermars

    This book examines the societal dynamics of memory politics in Russia. Since Vladimir Putin became president, the Russian central government has increasingly actively employed cultural memory to claim political legitimacy and discredit all forms of political opposition. The rhetorical use of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Screening Protest

    Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexa Robertson

    Screening Protest brings together a range of scholarly perspectives on the study of protest mediations on television and in film. Arguing that the screen is a fruitful, if overlooked, analytical focus, the book explores how visual narratives of protest wander across borders – territorial, temporal…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

  • Political Protest and Undocumented Immigrant Youth

    (Re-) framing Testimonio, 1st Edition

    By Stefanie Quakernack

    What does it mean to be a young undocumented immigrant? Current public debate on undocumented immigration provokes discussion worldwide, and it is estimated that there are more than 11.1 million undocumented immigrants in the US, yet what it really means to be an undocumented immigrant appears less…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema

    Imagining a New Europe?, 1st Edition

    By Guido Rings

    As a rapidly aging continent, Europe increasingly depends on the successful integration of migrants. Unfortunately, contemporary political and media discourses observe and frequently also support the development of nationalist, eurosceptic and xenophobic reactions to immigration and growing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Transnational Cinema at the Borders

    Borderscapes and the cinematic imaginary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Cristina Mendes, John Sundholm

    In tandem with a postnational imaginary which is nurtured by the ever-present promise of deterritorialized mobility and burgeoning migratory fluxes, walls and fences separating nation-states multiply. This is a burning issue: even though nation states at the centre of the global order increasingly…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Politics Goes to the Movies

    Hollywood, Europe, and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Robert P Kolker

    Politics Goes to the Movies introduces the topic of political representation and ideology by analyzing some of the most important politically themed films across the history of cinema in a refreshing and concise volume. Offering a survey of political cinema from 1915 to present day, topics include:…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • Visual Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Bleiker

    We live in a visual age. Images and visual artefacts shape international events and our understanding of them. Photographs, film and television influence how we view and approach phenomena as diverse as war, diplomacy, financial crises and election campaigns. Other visual fields, from art and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Postcolonial Film

    History, Empire, Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Peter Hulme

    Postcolonial Film: History, Empire, Resistance examines films of the later twentieth and early twenty-first centuries from postcolonial countries around the globe. In the mid twentieth century, the political reality of resistance and decolonization lead to the creation of dozens of new states,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Cinema in the Cold War

    Political Projections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyril Buffet

    The film industry was an important propaganda element during the Cold War. As with other conflicts, the Cold War was fought not just with weapons, but with words and images. Throughout the conflict, cinema was a reflection of the societies, the ideologies, and the political climates in which the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Climate Change and Post-Political Communication

    Media, Emotion and Environmental Advocacy, 1st Edition

    By Philip Hammond

    For many years, the objective of environmental campaigners was to push climate change on to the agenda of political leaders and to encourage media attention to the issue. By the first decade of the twenty-first century, it appeared that their efforts had been spectacularly successful. Yet just at…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • New Chinese-Language Documentaries

    Ethics, Subject and Place, 1st Edition

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Documentary filmmaking is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent filmmakers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political problems, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book identifies notable…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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