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  1. Media and Cultural Transformation in China

    By Haiqing Yu

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines the role played by the media in China’s cultural transformation in the early years of the 21st century. In contrast to the traditional view that sees the Chinese media as nothing more than a tool of communist propaganda, it demonstrates that the media is integral to China’s...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. War and Ideas

    Selected Essays

    By John Mueller

    This book collects the key essays, together with updating notes and commentary, of Professor John Mueller on war and the role of ideas and opinions. Mueller has maintained that war (and peace) are, in essence, merely ideas, and that war has waned as the notion that 'peace' is a decidedly good idea...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Public Broadcasting and Political Interference

    By Chris Hanretty

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    Public broadcasters, like the BBC and the Italian broadcaster RAI, are some of the most important media organisations in the world. Politicians are often tempted to interfere in the workings of these broadcasters and when this happens, the results are highly controversial, as both the Blair and...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Truth on Trial in Thailand

    Defamation, Treason, and Lèse-Majesté

    By David Streckfuss

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    Since 2005, Thailand has been in crisis, with unprecedented political instability and the worst political violence seen in the country in decades. In the aftermath of a military coup in 2006, Thailand’s press freedom ranking plunged, while arrests for lèse-majesté have skyrocketed to levels unknown...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Political Public Relations

    Principles and Applications

    Edited by Jesper Stromback, Spiro Kiousis

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Political Public Relations maps and defines this emerging field, bringing together scholars from various disciplines—political communication, public relations and political science—to explore the area in detail. The volume connects differing schools of thought, bringing together theoretical...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society and the Internet in Japan

    By Isa Ducke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Using case studies, interviews, and empirical sources, this book analyzes the strategies and impact of Internet use by civil society actors and asks how useful it is for their work – does the availability of Internet tools change the way citizens’ groups work, does it influence their effectiveness,...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Political Communication

    5th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    Series: Communication and Society

    An Introduction to Political Communication introduces students to the complex relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the United Kingdom, United States and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, NGOs and terrorist...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet

    Comparing the US, UK, France and Germany

    By Darren Lilleker, Nigel Jackson

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet first played a minor role in the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, and has gradually increased in importance so that it is central to election campaign strategy. However, election campaigners have, until very recently, focused on Web 1.0: websites and email. Political Campaigning,...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Making Sense of Media and Politics

    Five Principles in Political Communication

    By Gadi Wolfsfeld

    Politics is above all a contest, and the news media are the central arena for viewing that competition. One of the central concerns of political communication has to do with the myriad ways in which politics has an impact on the news media and the equally diverse ways in which the media influences...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge