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  • Bitcoin and Beyond (Open Access)

    Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Global Governance, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Politics of Data Transfer

    Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation over Data Privacy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Traces of a Mobile Field

    Ten Years of Mobilities Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by James R Faulconbridge, Allison Hui

    This agenda-setting collection critically reflects upon a decade of contributions to the social scientific ‘mobilities turn’ in order to propose new trajectories for the future of this interdisciplinary research field. The chapters are all exemplars of how the past decade of research has opened up…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Political Internet

    State and Politics in the Age of Social Media, 1st Edition

    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 the Internet, a global…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Kelly Moore

    Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Policy Legitimacy, Science and Political Authority

    Knowledge and action in liberal democracies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Heazle, John Kane

    Voters expect their elected representatives to pursue good policy and presume this will be securely founded on the best available knowledge. Yet when representatives emphasize their reliance on expert knowledge, they seem to defer to people whose authority derives, not politically from the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Public Administration Reformation

    Market Demand from Public Organizations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mahmud Shareef, Sanjay K Pandey, Vinod Kumar

    In an attempt to instil trust in their performance, credibility, integrity, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and good governance, many public organizations are in effect viewing tax-paying citizens as consumers. Little research exists to explore synergies between the market economy, public…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Arming Asia

    Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bitzinger

    Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation weapons systems. He analyzes China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia. The…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Capitalist Transformation

    Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Jeff 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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

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