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Forthcoming Politics & the Media Books

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  1. Arab Revolutions and World Transformations

    Edited by Anna M Agathangelou, Nevzat Soguk

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Stories about institutions and regimes that have failed us are echoing worldwide. This book critically engages the multiple uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) following the self-immolation of Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi in December 2010. It brings together authors who...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US and Russia in the South Caucasus

    By Nelli Babayan

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Although ‘democracy promotion’ has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy...

    To Be Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan

    Naming China

    By Hui-Ching Chang, Richard Holt

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    This unique book traces the intertwined trajectories of five sets of names Taiwan has used to designate China since the Chinese Nationalist Party came to Taiwan in 1949. These have evolved from the derogatory “communist bandits” (gongfe, ??); to the ideologically focused “Chinese Communists” (...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Popular Music and Cultural Policy

    Edited by Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jen Cattermole

    Popular music is increasingly visible in government strategies and policies. While much has been written about the expanding flow of music products and music creativity in emphasising the global nature of popular music, little attention has been paid to the flow of ideas about policy formation and...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Media and Human Rights

    The Cosmopolitan Promise

    By Ekaterina Balabanova

    In recent years there has been an explosion in the usage and visibility of the language of human rights in the media, but what does this mean for the role of the media? For evolving ideas about human rights? And for the prospect of shared cosmopolitan values? Ekaterina Balabanova argues that in...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge

    By Sky Croeser

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This new volume seeks to showcase 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 and have been represented in various elected positions since Bashir Maan...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Global Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Watergate

    Twentieth-Century Constitutional Crisis

    By Thomas Maxwell-Long

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    The Watergate scandal was a political scandal during the 1970s in the United States stemming from the break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington D.C. Effects of the scandal eventually led to the resignation of the President of the United...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    With rapid changes in web technologies and the restructuring of the online political economy, one of the crucial priorities of our times is the investigation of the way in which people negotiate, criticise and resist web developments. This book draws on comparative ethnographic research amongst...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge