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  1. 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 December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Critical International Relations - An Introduction

    From the Barbarian to the Cyborg

    By James Der Derian

    In Critical International Relations - An Introduction, the radical IR theorist James Der Derian provides an innovative text based on the critical encounters throughout history that have transformed international relations. Unlike other books on world politics which focus on the perspective...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Visual Global Politics

    Edited by Roland Bleiker

    Series: Interventions

    We live in a visual age. Images play an essential role in shaping international events and our understanding of them. Photographs, cinema, television and new media sources all influence how we view and approach phenomena as diverse as war, humanitarian crises, protest movements and election...

    To Be Published March 1st 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge