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  • Ethics and Security Automata

    Policy and Technical Challenges of the Robotic Use of Force

    By Sean Welsh

    Can security automata (robots and AIs) make moral decisions to apply force on humans correctly? If they can make such decisions, ought they be used to do so? Will security automata increase or decrease aggregate risk to humans? What regulation is appropriate? Addressing these important issues this…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia

    By Sara Chinnasamy

    This book analyses the exponential growth of independent news portal (INPs) in Malaysia and discusses the extent of impacts generated from these portals in Malaysian electoral conduct especially during Malaysia's 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Google and Democracy

    Politics and the Power of the Internet

    By Sean Richey, J. Benjamin Taylor

    For the first time in human history, access to information on almost any topic is accessible through the Internet. A powerful extraction system is needed to disseminate this knowledge, which for most users is Google. Google Search is an extremely powerful and important component to American…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Political Participation in a Changing World

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement

    By Yannis Theocharis, Jan W. van Deth

    In the last decades, political participation expanded continuously. This expansion includes activities as diverse as voting, tweeting, signing petitions, changing your social media profile, demonstrating, boycotting products, joining flash mobs, attending meetings, throwing seed bombs, and donating…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Technology and World Politics

    An Introduction

    Edited by Daniel R. McCarthy

    This edited volume provides a convenient entry point to the cutting-edge field of the international politics of technology, in an interesting and informative manner. Technology and World Politics introduces its readers to different approaches to technology in global politics through a survey of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Geography of Innovation

    Public Policy Renewal and Empirical Progress

    Edited by Nadine Massard, Corinne Autant-Bernard

    Within the European context of innovation for growth, public and corporate actors are faced with pressing questions concerning innovation policy and the return on public and private investment in innovation at the regional level. To help them answer these questions, researchers in the field of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

    By Jocelyn Evans, Jessica M. Hayden

    Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the quality of this relationship is predicated upon the accessibility of effective channels of communication between the constituent and representative.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

    Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

    Edited by Paola Rivetti, Rosita Di Peri

    The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that politics has changed for good in North Africa and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Benjamin Farrand

    In recent years, we have witnessed the mushrooming of pro- democracy and protest movements not only in the Arab world, but also within Europe and the Americas. Such movements have ranged from popular upheavals, like in Tunisia and Egypt, to the organization of large-scale demonstrations against…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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