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  1. Political Communication in China

    Convergence or Divergence Between the Media and Political System?

    Edited by Wenfang Tang, Shanto Iyengar

    It is widely recognised that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses the media to set the agenda for political discourse, propagate official policies, monitor public opinion, and rally regime support. State agencies in China control the full spectrum of media programming, either through ownership or...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty, David Lyon

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding European Movements

    New Social Movements, Global Justice Struggles, Anti-Austerity Protest

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    European social movements have been central to European history, politics, society and culture, and have had a global reach and impact. Yet they have rarely been taken on their own terms in the English-language literature, considered rather as counterpoints to the US experience. This has been...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement

    By Marc Stein

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement provides a new narrative history of U.S. gay and lesbian activism, drawing on primary research in the field and the best scholarship on the history of the gay and lesbian movement. Focusing on four decades of social, cultural, and political change in the...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. News Media and Power in Russia

    By Olessia Koltsova

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

    The end of communist rule in the Soviet Union brought with it a brave new world of media and commerce. Formerly state-owned enterprises were transformed, often through private ownership, and new corporations sprung up overnight to take advantage of the new atmosphere of freedom. Until now, most...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Cyberprotest

    New Media, Citizens and Social Movements

    Edited by Wim van de Donk, Brian D. Loader, Paul G. Nixon, Dieter Rucht

    Ever since the anti-globalisation protests in Seattle in 1999 the adoption of new information and communications technologies (ICTs) by social movement activists has offered the prospect for the development of global cyberprotest. The Internet with its transnational many-to-many communication...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

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