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Forthcoming Politics & Technology Books

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  1. Social Networks and Social Movements

    Contentious Connections

    Edited by Nick Crossley, John Krinsky

    The concept of networks and the techniques of social network analysis have each assumed increasing importance in social science in recent years, not least in relation to the analysis of collective action and particularly social movements. This timely collection offers a fascinating glimpse into the...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Protest: Analysing Current Trends

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Samid Suliman

    The politics of the twenty-first century is marked by dissent, tumult and calls for radical change, whether through food riots, anti-war protests, anti-government tirades, anti-blasphemy marches, anti-austerity demonstrations, anti-authoritarian movements and anti-capitalist occupations....

    To Be Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Videogames, Popular Culture and World Politics

    By Nick Robinson

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Videogames matter and they matter for world politics. The aim of this book is to demonstrate the way in which games contribute to the evolution of global politics and to show how global politics contributes to the development of games. Robinson seeks to achieve this in two ways. First, he...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Humanitarianism and New Technology

    Good Intentions

    By Katja 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: biometrics, remote sensing, surveillance drones, etc. Throughout history we...

    To Be Published March 30th 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

    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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Constrained Elitism and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    By Timothy Kersey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

    Today, examples of the public’s engagement with political issues through commercial and communicative mechanisms have become increasingly common. In February 2012, the Susan G. Komen Foundation reversed a decision to cease funding of cancer screening programs through Planned Parenthood amidst...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routlege Handbook of Media, Conflict and Security

    Edited by Piers Robinson, Philip M. Seib, Romy Fröhlich

    This new Handbook links the growing body of media and conflict research with the field of security studies. The academic sub-field of media and conflict has developed and expanded greatly over the past two decades. Operating across an unusually diverse range of academic fields, including...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Disability Rights Advocacy and New Media in Britain and America

    By Filippo Trevisan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Can the Internet re-configure political participation to be a more inclusive experience for users with disabilities, enhancing their stakes in democratic citizenship? So far scholars have erroneously conflated the complex relationship between disability and online technology into digital divide...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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