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  • The Politics of Capitalist Transformation

    Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy

    By Jeffrey G. Seward

    The Politics of Capitalist Transformation is the only book-length study of the highly protectionist Brazilian informatics policy from its origins in the early 1970s to the collapse of the market reserve in the early 1990s and its impact in subsequent decades. Jeff Seward provides a sophisticated…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Political Internet

    State and Politics in the Age of Social Media

    By Biju P. R.

    This book investigates the Internet as a site of political contestation in the Indian context. It widens the scope of the public sphere to social media, and explores its role in shaping the resistance and protest movements on the ground. The volume also explores the role of Internet, a global…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge India

  • Routlege Handbook of Media, Conflict and Security

    Edited by Piers Robinson, Philip Seib, Romy Frohlich

    This Handbook links the growing body of media and conflict research with the field of security studies. The academic sub-field of media and conflict has developed and expanded greatly over the past two decades. Operating across a diverse range of academic disciplines, academics are studying the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Digital Political Economy and Virtual Globalization

    Edited by Gillian Youngs

    This work brings prime concepts together that define the world we now live in – virtuality and globalization – to explain the nature of digital political economy. Its central focus is the interconnected exploration of the theoretically rich fields of virtuality and globalization studies to produce…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Disability Rights Advocacy Online

    Voice, Empowerment and Global Connectivity

    By Filippo Trevisan

    Disability rights advocates in the United Kingdom and the United States recently embraced new media technologies in unexpected and innovative ways. This book sheds light on this process of renewal and asks whether the digitalization of disability rights advocacy can help re-configure political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    This Handbook provides a compelling survey of the advanced and emerging innovative applications of information technology in government. Leading experts and academics provide insights from decades of integrating technological innovations in government and the best ways to lead and manage them. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    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 – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA

    By Erin Kruger

    In the post-9/11 security environment, the use of genetic data has extended beyond the confines of the criminal legal domain and into the realms of national security, defense, immigration, humanitarian, army and military operations. As such, the function of genetic data has shifted from that of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge

    By Sky Croeser

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The International Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce, mediate, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

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