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  1. The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Synchronization of National Policies

    Ethnography of the Global Tribe of Moderns

    By Pertti Alasuutari

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The Synchronization of National Policies shows how it is possible that there is remarkable uniformity in the policies that the nation-states adopt, although there is no world government. Mainstream research attributes such global governance to the influence of leading countries, to functional...

    To Be Published October 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Television Regulation and Media Policy in China

    By Yik-Chan Chin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite common images of China in the West as a totalitarian communist party state, in reality the Chinese nation-state is now too large for the ruling party to develop unified national interests and nationwide lines of communication across diverse localities. Given the country’s deep involvement...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

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