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  1. Political Regimes and the Media in Asia

    Edited by Krishna Sen, Terence Lee

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes,...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Internet Governance

    The New Frontier of Global Institutions

    By John Mathiason

    Series: Global Institutions

    The expansion of the Internet has been called the most revolutionary development in the history of human communications. It is ubiquitous and is changing politics, economics and social relations. Its borderless nature affects the roles of individuals, the magic of the marketplace and the problems...

    Published August 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Cyberconflict

    The Politics of Cyberconflict

    By Athina Karatzogianni

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    The Politics of Cyberconflict focuses on the implications that the phenomenon of cyberconflict (conflict in computer mediated enivironments and the internet) has on politics, society and culture. Athina Karatzogianni proposes a new framework for analyzing this new phenomenon, which distinguishes...

    Published June 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. National Governments and Control of the Internet

    A Digital Challenge

    By Giampiero Giacomello

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    In recent years, Internet control has become one of the major indicators to assess the balance between freedom and security in democracies. This book explores and compares why, and to what extent, national governments decide to control the Internet and how this impacts on crucial socio-economic...

    Published June 9th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Biobanks

    Governance in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Herbert Gottweis, Alan Petersen

    In recent years, a number of large population-based biobanks – genetic databases that combine genetic information derived from blood samples with personal data about environment, medical history, lifestyle or genealogy – have been set up in order to study the interface between disease, and genetic...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Postcolonial Politics, The Internet and Everyday Life

    Pacific Traversals Online

    By M.I. Franklin

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In this ground-breaking study M.I. Franklin explores the form and substance of everyday life online from a critical postcolonial perspective. With Internet access and social media uses accelerating in the Global South, in-depth studies of just how non-western communities, at home and living abroad,...

    Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge

  7. Young Citizens in the Digital Age

    Political Engagement, Young People and New Media

    Edited by Brian D. Loader

    A social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join...

    Published July 11th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Internet and National Elections

    A Comparative Study of Web Campaigning

    Edited by Randolph Kluver, Nicholas Jankowski, Kirsten Foot, Steven M. Schneider

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    The Internet and National Elections provides a comparative analysis of the use of the World Wide Web in countries around the world for campaign purposes. This ambitious study draws upon a common conceptual framework - the "Web sphere," and a shared methodological approach called Web feature...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Internet and Politics

    Citizens, voters and activists

    Edited by Sarah Oates, Diana Owen, Rachel K Gibson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This volume explores the nature of the Internet's impact on civil society, addressing the following central questions: is the Internet qualitatively different from the more traditional forms of the media? has the Internet demonstrated real potential to improve civil society through a wider...

    Published December 17th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Global Political Economy in the Information Age

    Power and Inequality

    By Gillian Youngs

    Introduction: 20th-21st century imaginings and realities Section 1: Time/Space Frameworks 1. States and Markets: understanding geospatial time 2. Virtual Realities: exploring sociospatiality 3. The Political Economy of Time: historical time, speed and mobility...

    Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge