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  • Television in Transition in East Asia

    By Ki-Sung Kwak

    This book examines the development of television broadcasting in Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea. It explores the policy regimes guiding the development of television broadcasting as a powerful institution, and the extent to which new forms of television have become part of each country’s…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • After the Judicial Revolution

    How Regime Politics Constituted and Constrained the Gleeson Court

    By Rebecca D. Gill, Jason Pierce

    Over the last thirty years, supreme courts across the common law world have been undergoing revolutionary changes in their roles and responsibilities and a concomitant global expansion of judicial power and politicization of courts. While much has been written about the events leading up to these,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge

  • Sex Trafficking and the Media

    Perspective from Thailand and the United States

    By Meghan Sobel

    This book explores how sex trafficking has been reported in the media. The book is set in the context of reportage of this human rights abuse in two varying political landscapes – the United States being a developed democracy and Thailand experiencing continued political turmoil including a May…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Celebrity Fans and Their Consumer Behaviour

    Autoethnographic Insights into the Life of a Fan

    By Markus Wohlfeil

    Ever since the dawn of the Hollywood star system in the early 1920s, consumers have been fascinated by film stars and other celebrities and their seemingly glamorous private lives. The public demand for celebrities has become so pervasive that it is arguably an essential element of our everyday…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations

    A Case from the African Migration Route

    By May Ngo

    Religion has always played an important, if often contested, role in the public domain. This book focuses on how faith-based organisations (FBOs) interact with the public sphere, showing how faith-based actors are themselves shaped by wider processes and global forces such as globalisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Sustainable Modernity

    The Nordic Model and Beyond

    Edited by Nina Witoszek, Atle Midttun

    Many influential thinkers of our time have stressed that one of the pivotal roots of the multiple crises of the 21st century is the lack of cooperation between and amongst societies. Not only do we need a better understanding of the mechanisms of cooperative ethos and actions, we must also decipher…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Guns, Culture and Moors

    Racial Perceptions, Cultural Impact and the Moroccan Participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

    By Ali Al Tuma

    The history of the Moroccan troops in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) is the story of an encounter between two culturally and ethnically different people, and the attempts by both sides, Moroccan and Spanish, to take control of this contact. This book shows to what extent colonials could…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

  • India and World War I

    A Centennial Assessment

    Edited by Roger D. Long, Ian Talbot

    World War I directly and indirectly caused events and social and political trends which defined the history of the world for the rest of the century, including the Russian Revolution and the rise of communism to the Great Crash of 1929 which lead to the Great Depression and the rise of Hitler and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Italy Before Italy

    Institutions, Conflicts and Political Hopes in the Italian States, 1815-1860

    By Marco Soresina

    Italian unification is one of the pivotal events in European history but the period leading up to Risorgimento has often been analysed in less detail. This book focuses on the history of the Italian states between 1815 and 1860 focusing on state institutions, international relations, economic and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Music Festivals in the UK

    Beyond the Carnivalesque

    By Chris Anderton

    The outdoor music festival market has developed and commercialised significantly since the mid-1990s, and is now a mainstream part of the British summertime leisure experience. The overall number of outdoor music festivals staged in the UK doubled between 2005 and 2011 to reach a peak of over 500…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Patentability of Software

    Software as Mathematics

    By Anton Hughes

    This book explores the question of whether software should be patented. It analyses the ways in which the courts of the US, the EU and Australia have attempted to deal with the problems surrounding the patentability of software, and describes why it is that the software patent issue should be dealt…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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