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  1. Ambiguities of Activism

    Alter-Globalism and the Imperatives of Speed

    By Ingrid M. Hoofd

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume provides a critical and in-depth investigation of the relationship between alter-globalist thinking and practices and their popular discourses. It examines the ways in which several alter-globalist activist groups (like Indymedia, no-borders campaigns, and forms of climate change...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. China's Information and Communications Technology Revolution

    Social changes and state responses

    Edited by Xiaoling Zhang, Yongnian Zheng

    Series: China Policy Series

    In recent years, China has experienced a revolution in information and communications technology (ICT), in 2003 surpassing the USA as the world’s largest telephone market, and as of February 2008, the number of Chinese Internet users has become the largest in the world. At the same time, China...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. New Media, Politics and Society in Israel

    Edited by Gideon Doron, Azi Lev-On

    This book addresses the social and political landscape of Internet usage in Israel, and studies the formation of a networked information society in the "hi-tech nation". As Israel is considered a highly technologically developed country, it could serve as a model to assess and compare the...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Digital Governance

    New Technologies for Improving Public Service and Participation

    By Michael E. Milakovich

    The application of digital information and communication technologies (ICTs) to reform governmental structures, politics, and public administration is widely and perhaps naively viewed as the twenty-first century "savior," the enlightened way to reinvigorate democracy and improve the quality of...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Strategy, Money and Technology in the 2008 Presidential Election

    Edited by Costas Panagopoulos

    The 2008 presidential election, perhaps more so than the typical quadrennial race, will undoubtedly spawn an abundance of scholarly inquiry. The confluence of historic and peculiar features associated with the 2008 contest distinguishes it from modern campaign cycles in significant ways that...

    Published August 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Security, Risk and the Biometric State

    Governing Borders and Bodies

    By Benjamin J. Muller

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines a series of questions associated with the increasing application and implications of biometrics in contemporary everyday life. In the wake of the events of 9/11, the reliance on increasingly sophisticated and invasive technologies across a burgeoning field of applications has...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Political Campaigning, Elections and the Internet

    Comparing the US, UK, France and Germany

    By Darren Lilleker, Nigel Jackson

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet first played a minor role in the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, and has gradually increased in importance so that it is central to election campaign strategy. However, election campaigners have, until very recently, focused on Web 1.0: websites and email. Political Campaigning,...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Political Theory and Community Building in Post-Soviet Russia

    Edited by Oleg Kharkhordin, Risto Alapuro

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book revisits many aspects of current social science theories, such as actor-network theory and the French school of science and technology studies, to test how the theories apply in a specific situation, in this case after 1991 in the city of Cherepovets in Russia, home of Russia’s second...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  9. E-government in Europe

    Re-booting the State

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book traces the development of e-government and its applications across Europe, exploring the effects of information and communication technology (ICTs) upon political action and processes. Explores a range of concepts and topics underpinning e-government in Europe: the degree to which...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. International Relations and Security in the Digital Age

    Edited by Johan Eriksson, Giampiero Giacomello

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book examines the impact of the information revolution on international and domestic security, attempting to remedy both the lack of theoretically informed analysis of information security and the US-centric tendency in the existing literature. International Relations and Security in the...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge