• Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 

  • Comparative Electoral Management: Performance, Networks and Instruments book cover

    Comparative Electoral Management

    Performance, Networks and Instruments, 1st Edition

    By Toby James

    The stewardship of elections, has tended to draw attention only where there are suspicions of vote rigging or electoral violence. However, evidence suggests that electoral mismanagement, characterised by delays in the count, inaccurate voter registers and queues at the polls are much more…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in Elections, Democracy and Autocracy

  • Party Politics in Microstates book cover

    Party Politics in Microstates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Casal Bértoa, Patrick Dumont

    We are likely to learn much more by exploring the systems of understudied nations rather than by replicating studies about cases we already know much about This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of political parties and party systems in each of the democratic European…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Corruption and Corruption Control: Democracy in the Balance book cover

    Corruption and Corruption Control

    Democracy in the Balance, 1st Edition

    By Staffan Andersson, Frank Anechiarico

    Corruption in politics and public administration is pervasive and difficult to eliminate. It has a strong effect on public attitudes toward government and is at the same time badly understood. A clear, comprehensive understanding of corruption is critical to the goal of ethical government that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 

  • International Non-Governmental Organisations as Peacebuilders book cover

    International Non-Governmental Organisations as Peacebuilders

    1st Edition

    By Geetanjali Chopra

    Originally viewed with immense optimism and hailed as a panacea for overcoming violent conflict, peacebuilding today has emerged as one of the biggest development challenges facing the world. As a concept and strategy, peacebuilding has found positive resonance among INGOs and there is evidence of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Non-State Actors in International Law, Politics and Governance Series

  • Performance Budgeting Reform: Theory and International Practice book cover

    Performance Budgeting Reform

    Theory and International Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfred Ho, Maarten de Jong, Zaozao Zhao

    Using theoretical frameworks to explore the political, organizational, and cultural dynamics of performance budgeting, this book examines the adoption of performance budgeting in a variety of countries, how it has been implemented, and why it succeeded or failed.  Chapters include case studies from…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 

  • Populism and Passions: Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity book cover

    Populism and Passions

    Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Cossarini, Fernando Vallespín

    There is a consensus that right, and left-wing populism is on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic, from Donald Trump in the United States, to Spain’s leftist Podemos. These may utilize different kinds of populist mobilizations but the fact remains that elite and mass opinion is fuelling a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Contemporary European Politics: A Comparative Introduction book cover

    Contemporary European Politics

    A Comparative Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By José M. Magone

    Revised throughout, the second edition of this comprehensive and highly respected textbook continues to provide a thorough introduction to European and European Union politics. Pairing a genuinely comparative approach with in-depth analysis of the national, supranational, local and regional…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 

  • Political Marketing: Principles and Applications book cover

    Political Marketing

    Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Brian Conley, Edward Elder, Robin Pettitt, Vincent Raynauld, André Turcotte

    Substantially revised throughout, the third edition of Political Marketing continues to offer students the most comprehensive introduction to this rapidly growing field. It provides an accessible but in-depth guide to what political marketing is and how it is used in practice and encourages…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 

  • Politics: A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works book cover


    A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works, 1st Edition

    By Ian Budge

    This comprehensive introduction to politics provides an essential template for assessing the health and workings of present day democracy by exploring how democratic processes bring public policy into line with popular preferences. Incorporating the latest findings from Big Data across the world,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 

  • Israel’s Mediterranean Gas: Domestic Governance, Economic Impact and Strategic Implications book cover

    Israel’s Mediterranean Gas

    Domestic Governance, Economic Impact and Strategic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Sujata Ashwarya

    This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge India

  • The Making of the Conservative Party’s Immigration Policy book cover

    The Making of the Conservative Party’s Immigration Policy

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Partos

    Political parties have rarely been studied as agents of immigration policy change. This book explains the development of the Conservative Party’s immigration policy during the seven decades from the post-war years to today. By bringing together existing theories from the fields of political science…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

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