14Featured Books

  • Searching for Lord Haw-Haw: The Political Lives of William Joyce book cover

    Searching for Lord Haw-Haw

    The Political Lives of William Joyce

    By Colin Holmes

    Searching for Lord Haw-Haw is an authoritative account of the political lives of William Joyce. He became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a Second World War traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis. It is an endlessly…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators: Anti-Semitism and the UK Far Right book cover

    Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far Right

    By Nick Toczek

    For fifty-five years, from 1919 until 1975, The Britons published Jew-hating literature. For the forty years until his death in 1948, the founder and president of The Britons, Henry Hamilton Beamish, devoted his life to touring the world as an obsessive preacher of this hatred. Using material he…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Public Administration: An Introduction book cover

    Public Administration

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Marc Holzer, Richard W Schwester

    Marc Holzer and Richard W. Schwester have written a fresh and highly engaging textbook for the introductory course in Public Administration. Their coverage is both comprehensive and cutting-edge, including not only all the basic topics (OT, budgeting, HRM), but also reflecting new realities in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of European Elections book cover

    Routledge Handbook of European Elections

    Edited by Donatella M. Viola

    The Routledge Handbook of European Elections explores the multifaceted dimension of the European Parliament’s (EP) electoral contests across the European Community and European Union since 1979. After setting a general empirical and theoretical framework, this collaborative project presents…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge

  • Navigating the Jungle: Law, Politics, and the Animal Advocacy Movement book cover

    Navigating the Jungle

    Law, Politics, and the Animal Advocacy Movement

    By Steven C. Tauber

    For much of our history, legal scholars focused predominantly on the law’s implications for human beings, while ignoring how the law influences animal welfare. Since the 1970s, however, there has been a steep increase in animal advocates’ use of the courts. Animal law has blossomed into a vibrant…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge

  • Conceptualising Comparative Politics book cover

    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    Edited by Anthony Petros Spanakos, Francisco Panizza

    Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’. Proper operationalising requires deep reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-10
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Sexualities in World Politics: How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations book cover

    Sexualities in World Politics

    How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations

    Edited by Manuela Lavinas Picq, Markus Thiel

    As LGBTQ claims acquire global relevance, how do sexual politics impact the study of International Relations? This book argues that LGBTQ perspectives are not only an inherent part of world politics but can also influence IR theory-making. LGBTQ politics have simultaneously gained international…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • A Magna Carta for all Humanity: Homing in on Human Rights book cover

    A Magna Carta for all Humanity

    Homing in on Human Rights

    By Francesca Klug

    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
    Routledge

  • Sexing War/Policing Gender: Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence book cover

    Sexing War/Policing Gender

    Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence

    By Linda Åhäll

    Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women’s agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women’s activism for peace or to ignore women’s agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Labour and Development in East Asia: Social Forces and Passive Revolution book cover

    Labour and Development in East Asia

    Social Forces and Passive Revolution

    By Kevin Gray

    The Chinese Communist Party’s response to the wave of factory strikes in the early summer of 2010 has raised important questions about the role that labour plays in the transformation of world orders. In contrast to previous policies of repression towards labour unrest, these recent disputes…

    Paperback – 2014-10-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Politics: The Basics book cover

    Politics: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey

    Now in its fifth edition, Politics: The Basics explores the systems, movements and issues at the cutting edge of modern politics. A highly successful introduction to the world of politics, it offers clear and concise coverage of a range of issues and addresses fundamental questions such as: • Why…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Strategic Narratives: Communication Power and the New World Order book cover

    Strategic Narratives

    Communication Power and the New World Order

    By Alister Miskimmon, Ben O'Loughlin, Laura Roselle

    Communication is central to how we understand international affairs. Political leaders, diplomats, and citizens recognize that communication shapes global politics. This has only been amplified in a new media environment characterized by Internet access to information, social media, and the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada book cover

    Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about…

    Hardback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain book cover

    Revolt on the Right

    Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain

    By Robert Ford, Matthew J Goodwin

    Winner of the Political Book of the Year Award 2015 The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in British politics for a generation. In recent years UKIP and their charismatic leader Nigel Farage have captivated British politics, media and voters. Yet both the party and the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy