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  • Halfway to Freedom of Information

    The Legislative and Judicial Protection of the Right of Access to Information in China

    By Yongxi Chen

    A right of access to information (ATI) was introduced to China in 2007, creating uncertain hopes that freedom of information may flourish in this party-state with ingrained traditions of secrecy. This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the law and enforcement relating to Chinese citizens…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Curating the Contemporary

    The Culture and Context of the 21st Century Curator

    By Catherine McDermott

    Curating the Contemporary is a unique and useful book, which provides an exploration of new curatorial developments that have impacted not only on museum practice, but also across international creative industries. In the twenty-first century, the traditional role of the curator as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Practice of Scholarly Communication

    Correspondence Networks between Central and Western Europe, 1550–1700

    By Vladimír Urbánek, Iva Lelková

    Digital humanities have become an integral part of the academic landscape, providing scholars with unique opportunities to explore the past in imaginative and innovative ways. Demonstrating the exciting possibilities of such approaches, this volume draws upon the increasing availability of on-line…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Universal Reform: Studies in Intellectual History, 1550-1700

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    By Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    This book addresses the need of humanities scholars for whom technology and data now play a large role in their research and teaching and who need deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation of key…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Archiving Loss

    Holding Places for Difficult Memories

    By Martine Hawkes

    Drawing together many stories from the archives of difficult events and volatile histories, Archiving Loss: Holding Places for Difficult Memories asks how we might cut and walk a path for memory, loss, and silence in the archive. The difficult events discussed in this book include state responses…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

    By Camille Baker

    New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance explores various performative projects and forms of expression that have emerged since the onset of the smartphone. It focuses mainly on new concepts and developments that have emerged in mobile media performance. It showcases the intimate and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Creative Conservation of Heritage Values

    Philosophical Interpretations and Architectural Interventions

    By Vassilis Ganiatsas

    Contemporary practice of Heritage Preservation is currently regulated by a plethora of charters, decrees, conventions and recommendations, aiming to guide all aspects of heritage protection and management. However, despite all this specific technical and practical guidance, there has been far less…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Digital Palaeography

    By Stewart Brookes, Malte Rehbein, Peter Stokes

    Palaeography, both in the narrow sense of the history of handwriting and more broadly as book history and the study of documents and manuscripts as material objects, stands as the foundation of much of medieval studies. However, the palaeographical method has undergone a significant transformation…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Digital Media Usage Across the Life Course

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Rajash Rawal, Andreas Funk

    New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman declared the modern age in which we live as the ’age of distraction’ in 2006. The basis of his argument was that technology has changed the ways in which our minds function and our capacity to dedicate ourselves to any particular task. Others assert that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Measurements in Distance Education

    A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Measures for Evaluating Online Learning

    By Amy J. Catalano

    As more postsecondary faculty become engaged in designing online learning environments, research conducted on distance education program quality becomes increasingly important. Measurements in Distance Education is a concise, well-organized guide to some of the many instruments, scales, and methods…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Living in Digital Worlds

    Designing the Digital Public Space

    By Naomi Jacobs, Rachel Cooper

    Living in Digital Worlds investigates the relationship between human society and technology, as our private and particularly our public lives are increasingly undertaken in spaces that are inherently digital: digital public spaces. The book unpicks why digital technology is such an inextricable…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Centred on Learning

    Academic Case Studies on Learning Centre Development

    Edited by Edward Oyston

    Thie title was first published in 2003. Computer technology and changing student needs have prompted universities to develop modern learning centres offering both virtual and physical learning space fit for all types of study and research. This book demonstrates with detailed case studies how the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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