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  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Online Activism in Latin America

    Edited by Hilda Chacón

    Online Activism in Latin America examines the innovative ways in which Latin American citizens, and Latin@s in the United States, use the Internet to advocate for causes that they consider just. The contributions to the volume analyze citizen-launched websites, interactive platforms, postings, and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Bitcoin and Beyond

    Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains and Global Governance

    Edited by Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn

    Since the launch of Bitcoin in 2009 several hundred different ‘cryptocurrencies’ have been developed and become accepted for a wide variety of transactions in leading online commercial marketplaces and the ‘sharing economy’, as well as by more traditional retailers, manufacturers, and even by…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Politics of Data Transfer

    Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation over Data Privacy

    By Yuko Suda

    In this book, Yuko Suda examines the Safe Harbor debate, the passenger name record (PNR) dispute, and the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transactions (SWIFT) affair to understand the transfer of personal data from the European Union (EU) to the United States. She argues that the Safe…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology 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.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • 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 – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • New Perspectives on Technology in Society

    Experimentation Beyond the Laboratory

    Edited by Ibo van de Poel, Lotte Asveld, Donna C. Mehos

    The development and introduction of a new technology into society can be viewed as an experimental process, full of uncertainties, which are only gradually reduced as the technology is employed. Unexpected developments may trigger an experimental process in which society must find new ways to deal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas J. Holt, Adam M. Bossler, Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar

    This book offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to cybercrime. It provides an authoritative synthesis of the disparate literature on the various types of cybercrime, the global investigation and detection of cybercrime and the role of digital information, and the wider role of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • 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 – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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