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The Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, has come to stand for the rule of law, curbs on executive power and the freedom to enjoy basic liberties. When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, it was heralded as 'a Magna Carta for all human kind'. Yet in the year…
Paperback – 2015-05-26
Over the past five decades, the European Union (EU) has developed into the most legally and politically authoritative regional organization in the world, wielding significant influence across a wide range of issue areas. European Union and Environmental Governance focuses on the growing global role…
Paperback – 2015-05-12
Interpreting human stories, whether those told by individuals, groups, organizations, nations, or even civilizations, opens a wide scope of research options for understanding how people construct, shape, and reshape their perceptions, identities, and beliefs. Such narrative research is a rapidly…
Paperback – 2015-05-05
Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe the world has witnessed a rising tide of contentious elections ending in heated partisan debates, court challenges, street protests, and legitimacy challenges. In some cases, disputes have been settled peacefully through legal appeals and electoral reforms. In the worst…
Paperback – 2015-04-07
Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country's most complex – and often misunderstood – institutions. Covering every aspect of the work, membership and structures of both Houses, this key text provides a unique insight into the…
Paperback – 2015-03-27
Introduction to Political Theory is a text for the 21st century. It shows students why an understanding of theory is crucial to an understanding of issues and events in a rapidly shifting global political landscape. Bringing together classic and contemporary political concepts and ideologies into…
Paperback – 2015-02-25
Discerning the early stages of the rebirth of a new Russian empire from the ashes of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Imperial Revival argues that Russia’s recent overtly aggressive actions and foreign policy doctrines have signaled a renewal of the Cold War. At the least, Russia’s…
Hardback – 2015-10-05
The third edition of European Business is published at a time of turbulence in Europe. This uncertainty puts Europe's unique business environment at risk. Key features of the new edition include: assessments of how individual member states affect the integration process and bring diversity to…
Paperback – 2015-10-02
Reflexivity has become a common term in IR scholarship with a variety of uses and meanings. Yet for such an important concept and referent, understandings of reflexivity have been more assumed rather than developed by those who use it, from realists and constructivists to feminists and…
Paperback – 2015-10-02
New International Relations
Series Editors: Karoline Postel-Vinay,Nadine Godehardt
This new series focuses on major issues that have surfaced in recent years, and which will pose significant and complex challenges to inter/national politics in the next few decades. | Find out more here
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Routledge authors Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin excelled in late January at The Paddy Power Political Book Awards 2015 as their book, Revolt on the Right, picked up the top award of Political Book of the Year 2015!
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