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  • Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections

    1st Edition

    By Michaela Maier, Jesper Strömbäck

    Written by a leading team of internationally distinguished political communication scholars, this book offers the most comprehensive account on comparative political communication research in the context of European Parliamentary elections to date. Divided into four sections, experts begin by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jala Makhzoumi

    Edited by Shelley Egoz

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Living Ruins, Value Conflicts

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    Using monuments and ruins by way of illustration, this fascinating book examines the symbolic, ideological, geographical and aesthetic importance of Greek classical iconography for the Western world. It examines how classical Greek monuments are simultaneously perceived as sublime national symbols…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Threat Talk

    The Comparative Politics of Internet Addiction, 1st Edition

    By Mary Manjikian

    'Threat Talk' exposes how US and Chinese scientists and policy-makers have understood and responded to the problem of internet addiction in their societies. Is the internet good or bad for society? American analysts like Lessig and Zittrain suggest that the internet is inherently liberating and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Renewing our Libraries

    Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much has been achieved in this regard across the UK, more continues and needs to be accomplished…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet

    1st Edition

    By Manuela Caiani, Linda Parenti

    How do right-wing extremist organizations throughout the world use the Internet as a tool for communication and recruitment? What is its role in identity-building within radical right-wing groups and how do they use the Internet to set their agenda, build contacts, spread their ideology and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • International Communications

    The International Telecommunication Union and the Universal Postal Union, 1st Edition

    By Francis Lyall

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) are the two major international organisations that are involved in the regulation of international communications. The ITU deals with electronic communications including radio. The UPU deals with mail. As such,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Fortifications, Post-colonialism and Power

    Ruins and Imperial Legacies, 1st Edition

    By João Sarmento

    For more than 500 years, the Portuguese built or adapted fortifications along the coasts of Africa, Asia and South America. At a macro scale, mapping this network of power reveals a gigantic territorial and colonial project. Forts articulated the colonial and the metropolitan, and functioned as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Government Information Management in the 21st Century

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Garvin

    Government Information Management in the 21st Century provides librarians, information professionals, and government information policy leaders with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of current issues in government information management with a global perspective. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914

    The Later Highland Land Wars, 1st Edition

    By Iain J.M. Robertson

    In November 1918, the implementation of agrarian change in the Scottish Highlands threatened another wave of unemployment and eviction for the land-working population, which led to widespread and varied social protest. Those who had been away on war service (and their families) faced returning to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Media Practices and Protest Politics

    How Precarious Workers Mobilise, 1st Edition

    By Alice Mattoni

    How do precarious workers employed in call-centres, universities, the fashion industry and many other labour markets organise, struggle and communicate to become recognised, influential political subjects? "Media Practices and Protest Politics; How Precarious Workers Mobilise" reveals the process…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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