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New and Published Books

  1. European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Media and Election Campaigns

    Key Tendencies and Ways Forward

    Edited by Gunn Sara Enli, Hallvard Moe

    This book aims to further the research in the fields of social media and political communication by moving beyond the hype and avoiding the most eye-catching and spectacular cases. It looks at stable democracies without current political turmoil, small countries as well as large continents, and...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Public Service Broadcasting 3.0

    Legal Design for the Digital Present

    By Mira Burri

    Series: Routledge Research in Media Law

    The digital media environment is characterized by an abundance and diversity of content, a multiplicity of platforms, new modes of content production, distribution and access, and changed patterns of consumer and business behaviour. This has challenged the traditional model of public service...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Psychology of Conspiracy

    Edited by Michal Bilewicz, Aleksandra Cichocka, Wiktor Soral

    Why did the third World Trade Center building (WTC7) collapse on September 11th , even though it was not struck by any aircraft? Why did Princess Diana’s "drunk" driver look sober as he climbed into the car minutes before their deadly accident? Could a slender birch tree really have caused the...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Projecting Politics

    Political Messages in American Films, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Haas, Terry Christensen, Peter J. Haas

    The new edition of this influential work updates and expands the scope of the original, including more sustained analyses of individual films, from The Birth of a Nation to The Wolf of Wall Street. An interdisciplinary exploration of the relationship between American politics and popular films of...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Media and Democracy

    Innovations in Participatory Politics

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Dan Mercea

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    This book critically investigates the complex interaction between social media and contemporary democratic politics, and provides a grounded analysis of the emerging importance of Social media in civic engagement. Social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have increasingly...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Parliaments and Citizens

    Edited by Cristina Leston-Bandeira

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    The relationship between parliaments and citizens is one of the least studied subjects in legislative studies, yet this is a crucial dimension to understand parliaments and the role they play in our political systems. Furthermore, this relationship has gained considerable visibility over the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

    Edited by Michael Bhatia

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume assesses the nature, power, role and function of names in global politics and the international media. Names are not objective, they accrue subjective associations, for example 'Terrorist' has a very different connotation...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge