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From Corporate to Social Media: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility in Media and Communication Industries

by Marisol Sandoval

The corporate and the social are crucial themes of our times. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, both individual lives and society were shaped by capitalist crisis and the rise of social media....


Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain: Audience, Justice, Memory

by Lizzie Seal

Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed - it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial,...


Situational Prevention of Poaching

by Andrew M Lemieux

For centuries, criminologists have looked for scientific ways to study, understand, and ultimately prevent crime. In this volume, a unique offense, poaching, is explored in various contexts to determine what...


Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices: Transnational Perspectives in the Time of Brca

by Sahra Gibbon, Galen Joseph & Jessica Mozersky

The discovery of the two inherited susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 in the mid-1990s created the possibility of predictive genetic testing and led to the establishment of specific medical programmes for...


Democracy Promotion: A Critical Introduction

by Jeff Bridoux & Milja Kurki

This critical introduction to democracy promotion seeks to provide students with an understanding of some of the key dynamics and contentions revolving around this controversial policy agenda.

Specifically,...


International Non-Governmental Development Organizations

by David Lewis

Non-Governmental Development Organizations have seen turbulent times over the decades; however, recent years have seen them grow to occupy high-profile positions in the fight against poverty. They are now seen...


Housing Inequality in Chinese Cities

by Youqin Huang & Si-ming Li

In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing...


Transitional Justice and Human Rights in Morocco: Negotiating the Years of Lead

by Fadoua Loudiy

This book examines the Moroccan experience of transitional justice, more specifically the negotiation of the legacy of the period commonly referred to as the Years of Lead. This period of Moroccan history roughly...


International Law, New Diplomacy and Counterterrorism: An Interdisciplinary Study of Legitimacy

by Steven J. Barela

This interdisciplinary book explores how terrorism is meant to target a government's legitimacy, and advocates for sounder defensive measures when countering international attacks.

The dramatic increase in...


Perceptions of Criminal Justice

by Vicky De Mesmaecker

In recent decades, research into the legitimacy of criminal justice has convincingly demonstrated the importance of procedural justice to citizens' sense of trust and confidence in legal authorities and their...


Japan's Household Registration System and Citizenship: Koseki, Identification and Documentation

by David Chapman & Karl Jakob Krogness

Japan's Household Registration System (koseki seido) is an extremely powerful state instrument, and is socially entrenched with a long history of population governance, social control and the maintenance of...


Social Policy for Effective Practice: A Strengths Approach

by Rosemary Chapin

For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master's level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new...


Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation

by Christine Wamsler

Worldwide, disasters and climate change pose a serious risk to sustainable urban development, resulting in escalating human and economic costs. Consequently, city authorities and other urban actors face the...


Marketing and Consumption in Modern Japan

by Kazuo Usui

This book explores the development in Japan throughout the twentieth century of marketing and consumerism. It shows how Japan had a long established indigenous traditional approach to marketing, separate from...


Women and Militant Wars: The Politics of Injury

by Swati Parashar

This book explores women's militant activities in insurgent wars and seeks to understand what women 'do' in wars.

In International Relations, inter-state conflict, anti-state armed insurgency and armed militancy...


Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue: The Formulation of Policy, 1948-1956

by Jacob Tovy

Examining the development of Israel's policy toward the Palestinian refugee issue, this book spans the period following the first Arab-Israeli War until the mid-1950s, when the basic principles of Israel's policy...


Digital Russia: The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication

by Michael Gorham, Ingunn Lunde & Martin Paulsen

Digital Russia provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia. It traces the development of the Russian-language internet,...


Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality

by Jennifer Hargreaves & Eric Anderson

The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality brings together important new work from 68 leading international scholars that, collectively, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of sport, gender...


International Summitry and Global Governance: The Rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991

by Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol & Federico Romero

This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s.

Summit meetings of heads of...


Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia: The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of Pas

by Dominik M. Mueller

Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream...