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  1. The British Board of Film Censors

    Film Censorship in Britain, 1896-1950

    By James C. Robertson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    The secrecy in which the British Board of Film Censors enveloped itself until 1948 resulted in a glaring vacuum in British cinematic history. Originally published in 1985, this book filled this important gap, drawing on the detailed registers of films passed, cut and banned since 1913. The book...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Cinema of Apartheid

    Race and Class in South African Film

    By Keyan Tomaselli

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This study analyses the historical development of South African cinema up to he book's original publication in 1988. It describes the films and comments on their relationship to South African realities, addressing all aspects of the industry, focusing on domestic production, but also...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. How Media Inform Democracy

    A Comparative Approach

    Edited by Toril Aalberg, James Curran

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries – the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Politics and Performance

    Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Adrian Kear

    Series: Interventions

    In recent years we have witnessed an increasing convergence of work in International Politics and Performance Studies around the troubled, and often troubling, relationship between politics and aesthetics. Whilst examination of political aesthetics, aesthetic politics, and politics of aesthetic...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Competitive Elections and Democracy in America

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    By Heather K. Evans

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Competition seems to be an inevitable part of present-day elections in the United States. However, recent publications have debated whether we should encourage or discourage competitive elections. In Competitive Elections and Democracy in America, Heather Evans closely examines the debate over...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Audiovisual Regulation under Pressure

    Comparative Cases from North America and Europe

    By Thomas Gibbons, Peter Humphreys

    In the face of globalization and new media technologies, can policy makers and regulators withstand deregulatory pressures on the ‘cultural policy toolkit’ for television? This comparative study provides an interdisciplinary investigation of trends in audiovisual regulation, with the focus on...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Europe and the Management of Globalization

    Edited by Wade Jacoby, Sophie Meunier

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    European politicians often speak of their efforts to 'manage globalization.' At one level, this is merely a rhetorical device to make globalization more palatable to citizens and prove that policy-makers are still firmly in control of their country’s fate. This volume argues that the advocacy of...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Military Media Management

    Negotiating the 'Front' Line in Mediatized War

    By Sarah Maltby

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the practices of actors involved in the media reportage of war, and the ways in which these practices may influence the conduct of modern military operations. War is a complex phenomenon which raises numerous questions about the organization of society that continue to challenge...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. (Re)Imagining Humane Global Governance

    By Richard Falk

    Series: Global Horizons

    In this important and path-breaking book, esteemed scholar and public intellectual Richard Falk explores how we can re-imagine the system of global governance to make it more ethical and humane. Divided into three parts, this book firstly scrutinizes the main aspects of Global Governance including...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Reporting at the Southern Borders

    Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the U.S. and the E.U.

    Edited by Giovanna Dell'Orto, Vicki L. Birchfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security and multiculturalism—all in the glare of news media themselves undergoing dramatic...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge