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Forthcoming Politics & Technology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Technology and Public Management

    By Alan R. Shark

    At last, here is a textbook that covers the field of Technology and Public Management in an informative and engaging style. Ever since the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration required greater infusion of technology into the curriculum, faculty and administrators...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Digital World

    Connectivity, Creativity and Rights

    Edited by Gillian Youngs

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet and digital technologies have changed the world we live in and the ways we engage with one another and work and play. This is the starting point for this collection which takes analysis of the digital world to the next level exploring the frontiers of digital and creative...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Governance in the Information Era

    Theory and Practice of Policy Informatics

    Edited by Erik W. Johnston

    Policy informatics is addressing governance challenges and their consequences, which span the seeming inability of governments to solve complex problems and the disaffection of people from their governments. Policy informatics seeks approaches that enable our governance systems to address...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mobilities and Foucault

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Humanitarian Technology

    Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences and Insecurity

    By Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book offers a detailed exploration of three examples of humanitarian uses of new technology, employing key theoretical insights from Foucault. We are currently seeing a humanitarian turn to new digital technologies, such as biometrics, remote sensing, and surveillance drones. However, such...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Digital Political Economy and Virtual Globalization

    Edited by Gillian Youngs

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    This work brings prime concepts together that define the world we now live in – virtuality and globalization – to explain the nature of digital political economy. Its central focus is the interconnected exploration of the theoretically rich fields of virtuality and globalization studies to produce...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Language of Protest

    By Mary Lynne Hill, Judith M. Maxwell

    From the American Civil Rights Movement to the Arab Spring, protest movements have been at the heart of pivotal points in our history. Analysis of the language of these movements on television, print news sources and the more recent social media platforms like Twitter, provides a fascinating...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge