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27Politics Best Sellers

  • Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune book cover

    Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe

    Mainstream Party Competition and Electoral Fortune

    By Bartek Pytlas

    In Central and Eastern Europe, radical right actors significantly impact public debates and mainstream policy agenda. But despite this high discursive influence, the electoral fortune of radical right parties in the region is much less stable. It has been suggested that this may be due to the fact…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • World Trade Organization (WTO): Law, Economics, and Politics book cover

    World Trade Organization (WTO)

    Law, Economics, and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Bernard M. Hoekman, Petros C. Mavroidis

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) is one of the most important international organizations in existence today. It contains a set of disciplines that affect the ability of governments to impose trade restrictions, and has helped to support the steady expansion of international trade since the 1950s…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    This handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the politics of technology. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars in the field, the handbook covers all aspects of the relationship between politics and technology including: Demand and support for new technologies and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Public Administration: Research Strategies, Concepts, and Methods book cover

    Public Administration

    Research Strategies, Concepts, and Methods

    By B Guy Peters, Tero Erkkilä, Patrick von Maravić

    Public Administration: Research Strategies, Concepts, and Methods explores how scholars of public administration and institutional politics can improve their analysis by focusing on the contextual particularities of their research problems and considering the use of multiple theories and methods.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge

  • Reflexivity and International Relations: Positionality, Critique, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity and International Relations

    Positionality, Critique, and Practice

    Edited by Jack L Amoureux, Brent J. Steele

    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
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Out of Line: Essays on the Politics of Boundaries and the Limits of Modern Politics book cover

    Out of Line

    Essays on the Politics of Boundaries and the Limits of Modern Politics

    By R.B.J. Walker

    A collection of essays on the politics of boundaries, this book addresses a broad range of cases, some geographical, some legal, and some involving less tangible practices of inclusion and exclusion. The book begins by exploring the boundary between modern Western forms of international relations…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge
    Global Horizons

  • Capitalism: The Basics book cover

    Capitalism: The Basics

    By David Coates

    The global economy is dominated by a powerful set of established and emerging capitalisms, from the long-standing capitalist economies of the West to the rising economies of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries. An understanding of capitalism is therefore fundamental to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • An Introduction to the Policy Process: Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making book cover

    An Introduction to the Policy Process

    Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making, 4th Edition

    By Thomas A Birkland

    The fourth edition of this widely-used text relates theory to practice in the public policy process. In a clear, conversational style, author Tom Birkland conveys the best current thinking on the policy process with an emphasis on accessibility and synthesis. This new edition has been reorganized…

    Paperback – 2015-09-02
    Routledge

  • In Search of Democracy book cover

    In Search of Democracy

    By Larry Diamond

    This book evaluates the global status and prospects of democracy, with an emphasis on the quality of democratic institutions and the effectiveness of governance as key conditions for stable democracy. Bringing together a wide range of the author’s work over the past three decades, it advances a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

  • Women and Girls Rising: Progress and resistance around the world book cover

    Women and Girls Rising

    Progress and resistance around the world

    Edited by Ellen Chesler, Terry McGovern

    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that improvements in the status of women and girls – however worthy and important in their own right – also drive the prosperity, stability, and security of families, communities, and nations. Yet despite many indicators of progress, women and girls…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Governing Climate Change book cover

    Governing Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By Harriet Bulkeley, Peter Newell

    Governing Climate Change, Second Edition, provides a short and accessible introduction to how climate change is governed by an increasingly diverse range of actors, from civil society and market actors to multilateral development banks, donors, and cities. This updated edition also includes:…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • How Parliament Works book cover

    How Parliament Works

    7th Edition

    By Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    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
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Political Theory book cover

    Introduction to Political Theory

    3rd Edition

    By John Hoffman, Paul Graham

    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
    Routledge

  • Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy book cover

    Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, 2nd edition approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • International Political Economy book cover

    International Political Economy

    5th Edition

    By Thomas Oatley

    Broadly viewing the global economy as a political competition that produces winners and losers, International Political Economy holistically and accessibly introduces the field of IPE to students with limited background in political theory, history, and economics.This text surveys major interests…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
    Routledge

  • International Organization and Global Governance book cover

    International Organization and Global Governance

    Edited by Thomas G. Weiss, Rorden Wilkinson

    Featuring a diverse and impressive array of authors, this volume is the most comprehensive textbook available for all interested in international organization and global governance. Organized around a concern with how the world is and could be governed, the book offers: in-depth and accessible…

    Paperback – 2013-09-27
    Routledge

  • Politics and Rhetoric: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Politics and Rhetoric

    A Critical Introduction

    By James Martin

    Rhetoric is the art of speech and persuasion, the study of argument and, in Classical times, an essential component in the education of the citizen. For rhetoricians, politics is a skill to be performed and not merely observed. Yet in modern democracies we often suspect political speech of malign…

    Paperback – 2013-09-24
    Routledge

  • Politics UK book cover

    Politics UK

    8th Edition

    Edited by Bill Jones, Philip Norton

    The revised and updated eighth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensible introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an…

    Paperback – 2013-08-30
    Routledge

  • Global Politics: A New Introduction book cover

    Global Politics

    A New Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Maja Zehfuss

    The 2nd edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction continues to provide a completely original way of teaching and learning about world politics. The book engages directly with the issues in global politics that students are most interested in, helping them to understand the key questions and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge

  • Introduction to International Political Economy book cover

    Introduction to International Political Economy

    6th Edition

    By David N. Balaam, Bradford Dillman

     A complete and accessible overview of how politics and economics collide in a global context This text surveys the theories, institutions, and relationships that characterize IPE and highlights them in a diverse range of regional and transnational issues. The bestseller in the field,…

    Paperback – 2013-07-01
    Routledge

  • The Public Policy Process book cover

    The Public Policy Process

    6th Edition

    By Michael Hill

    The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and…

    Paperback – 2012-10-04
    Routledge

  • Security Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Security Studies

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Paul D. Williams

    Security Studies is the most comprehensive textbook available on security studies. Comprehensively revised for the new edition including new chapters on Polarity, Culture, Intelligence, and the Academic and Policy Worlds, it continues to give students a detailed overview of the major…

    Paperback – 2012-04-11
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Global Politics book cover

    Introduction to Global Politics

    2nd Edition

    By Richard W. Mansbach, Kirsten L. Taylor

    Fully revised and updated, the second edition of Introduction to Global Politics places an increased emphasis on the themes of continuity and change. It continues to explain global politics using an historical approach, firmly linking history with the events of today. By integrating theory&…

    Paperback – 2011-12-05
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Media and Politics: Five Principles in Political Communication book cover

    Making Sense of Media and Politics

    Five Principles in Political Communication

    By Gadi Wolfsfeld

    Politics is above all a contest, and the news media are the central arena for viewing that competition. One of the central concerns of political communication has to do with the myriad ways in which politics has an impact on the news media and the equally diverse ways in which the media influences…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    Routledge

  • The British Polity book cover

    The British Polity

    5th Edition

    By Philip Norton

    The British Polity is an engaging and comprehensive survey of the structure and process of British government. Offering an insider's analysis, Philip Norton examines the debates surrounding Britain's political history and culture, constitution, parties and elections, branches of government, media,…

    Paperback – 2010-02-09
    Routledge

  • Politics in the Republic of Ireland book cover

    Politics in the Republic of Ireland

    5th Edition

    Edited by John Coakley, Michael Gallagher

    Politics in the Republic of Ireland is now available in a fully revised fifth edition. Building on the success of the previous four editions, it continues to provide an authoritative introduction to all aspects of politics in the Republic of Ireland. Written by some of the foremost experts on Irish…

    Paperback – 2009-08-24
    Routledge

  • Politics: An Introduction book cover

    Politics: An Introduction

    2nd Edition

    By Barrie Axford, Richard Huggins, Rico Isaacs, Victoria Browne

    The second edition of this user-friendly text for students taking introductory courses in politics builds on the success of the first edition. It provides completely updated and stimulating coverage of topics essential to the understanding of contemporary politics. Ideal for students taking…

    Paperback – 2002-08-15
    Routledge