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  • Free Software, the Internet, and Global Communities of Resistance

    By Sara Schoonmaker

    This book explores software's pivotal role as the code that powers computers, mobile devices, the Internet, and social media. Creating conditions for the ongoing development and use of software, including the Internet as a communications infrastructure, is one of the most compelling issues of our…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Locating Emerging Media

    Edited by Germaine R. Halegoua, Ben Aslinger

    Locating Emerging Media focuses on the tensions between the local and global in the design, distribution, and use of emerging media forms, building on scholarship on the cultural geography of new media networks and products and the relationships between the "global" and the "local." Authors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Energy Transition in East Asia

    A Social Science Perspective

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou

    The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and risk perception along with technological and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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

  • Regional Innovation Strategies 3 (RIS3)

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Henning Kroll

    With regions and nations having formally fulfilled the ex ante conditionality, this book provides a first overall review of RIS3 policy processes, aiming to assess the consistency of the concept of smart specialization from an applied, policy-oriented perspective. Moving from the theory of design…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge

  • Policy and Marketing Strategies for Digital Media

    Edited by Yu-li Liu, Robert G. Picard

    With digital media becoming ever more prevalent, it is essential to study policy and marketing strategies tailored to this new development. In this volume, contributors examine government policy for a range of media, including digital television, IPTV, mobile TV, and OTT TV. They also address…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Science

    Edited by David Tyfield, Rebecca Lave, Samuel Randalls, Charles Thorpe

    The political economy of research and innovation (R&I) is one of the central issues of the early twenty-first century. ‘Science’ and ‘innovation’ are increasingly tasked with driving and reshaping a troubled global economy while also tackling multiple, overlapping global challenges, such as…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Drones

    Safety Risk Management for the Next Evolution of Flight

    By Harrison G. Wolf

    This book is an everything-included approach to understanding drones, creating an organization around using unmanned aircraft, and outlining the process of safety to protect that program. It is the first-of-a-kind safety-focused text book for unmanned aircraft operations, providing the reader with…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Managing Digital Governance

    Issues, Challenges, and Solutions

    By Yu-Che Chen

    Managing Digital Governance provides public administrators with a comprehensive, integrated framework and specific techniques for making the most of digital innovation to advance public values. The book focuses on the core issues that public administrators face when using information and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    The explosive growth in information technology has ushered in unparalleled new opportunities for advancing public service. Featuring 24 chapters from foremost experts in the field of digital government, this Handbook provides an authoritative survey of key emerging technologies, their current state…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

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