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Forthcoming Politics & Technology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. Politics and the Internet in Comparative Context

    Views from the cloud

    Edited by Paul Nixon, Rajash Rawal, Dan Mercea

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    For many years now we have witnessed the developing use of the internet and associated technologies by political actors and organisations. Claims and counter claims have been made as its suitability as a tool to help in the struggle to re-invigorate political participation in democracies across the...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Benjamin Farrand

    In recent years, we have witnessed the mushrooming of pro- democracy and protest movements not only in the Arab world, but also within Europe and the Americas. Such movements have ranged from popular upheavals, like in Tunisia and Egypt, to the organization of large-scale demonstrations against...

    To Be Published July 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Conflict and Cyberspace Superiority

    Theory and Practice

    By William D. Bryant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book examines cyberspace superiority in nation-state conflict from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. This volume analyses superiority concepts from the domains of land, maritime, and air to build a model that can be applied to cyberspace. Eight different cyberspace conflicts...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Strategic Communication, Social Media and Democracy

    The challenge of the digital naturals

    Edited by W. Timothy Coombs, Jesper Falkheimer, Mats Heide, Philip Young

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Where societies have a high penetration of new technologies combined with civic engagement and consensual politics, both radical and conservative social actors are facing new challenges brought by the breaking down of communication barriers. As so-called digital naturals become the norm, the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Paula do Espírito Santo, Rita Maria Brás Pedro Figueiras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies and jobs, and rising prices....

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Violent Extremism Online

    New Perspectives on Terrorism and the Internet

    Edited by Anne Aly, Stuart Macdonald, Lee Jarvis, Tom Chen

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book explores the interface between terrorism and the Internet and presents contemporary approaches to understanding extremism online. The main themes covered in the book are: Terrorist propaganda on the internet; Internet radicalisation; Counter campaigns and approaches to disrupting...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Policy Legitimacy, Science and Political Authority

    Knowledge and Action in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Michael Heazle, John Kane

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    This book examines the tensions between political authority and expert authority in the formation of public policy in liberal democracies. It aims to illustrate and better understand the nature of these tensions rather than argue specific ways of resolving them. Each chapter explores the complexity...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge