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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 – 2018-10-15 
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Organising in the Information Age

    Distributed Technology, Distributed Leadership, Distributed Identity, Distributed Discourse

    By Dian Marie Hosking

    Edited by Len Holmes

    This title was first published in 2002. Networked technologies are now widespread: in workplaces, at home, and in transport, connecting providers of products and services with consumers, and linking government with the governed. The distributed nature of such technologies, their non-hierarchical…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    Edited by Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    Data and its technologies now play a large and growing role in humanities research and teaching. This book addresses the needs of humanities scholars who seek deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Freedom and Information

    A History

    By Sara de Freitas, Robert McFarlane

    The powerful political call for ‘open access’ to information has become a formative aspect of our societies and culture. As an expression of cultural freedom, digital technology creates a tension between access to information on the one hand and control and power strategies that seek to restrict…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Museum Development and Cultural Representation

    Planning a Museum in the Kelabit Highlands, Malaysian Borneo

    By Jonathan Sweet, Meghan Kelly

    The Kelabit people are the least populous of the indigenous tribes of Borneo and were the last to encounter western colonialism; they are predominately Christians in a country where Islam is the state religion. This community has undergone immense social change that has ended some aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 

  • New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

    By Camille C. 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 – 2018-08-23 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts

    The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula

    By Lucienne Thys-Şenocak

    The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the 20th century, with the Turks fighting the ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) and soldiers from fifteen other countries. This book explores the history of its landscape, its people, and its…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 

  • User-Generated Content and the Law

    By Andrew Sparrow

    The term 'User-Generated Content' has come to be adopted for everything from Flickr photos and YouTube videos to blog comments, Twitter posts and reviews on Yelp or Amazon. You only have to consider today's best known websites from YouTube and Google to MySpace and Facebook, eBay and Wikipedia to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 

  • Cultures of Race and Ethnicity at the Museum

    Exploring Post-imperial Heritage Practices

    By Divya P. Tolia-Kelly

    Engaging with archaeologists, as well as artists exploring the issue of 'race' representation, this book reviews the taxonomies and culture in place at national museums in Britain and New Zealand and considers a postcolonial account of curatorial practice. It argues that the current taxonomies are…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • 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 
    Universal Reform: Studies in Intellectual History, 1550-1700

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

    This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, the book illustrates a range of different methods available through its application to the building. By…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 

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