• The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Law: A Search for the Quintessence of Executive Power book cover

    The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Law

    A Search for the Quintessence of Executive Power, 1st Edition

    By Noel Cox

    This book examines the royal prerogative in terms of its theory, history and application today. The work explores the development of the royal prerogative through the evolution of imperial government, and more recent structural changes in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the Commonwealth. While…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
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    Routledge Research in Legal History

  • Good Governance and Civil-Security Relations: A Comparative Study of Turkey and Egypt book cover

    Good Governance and Civil-Security Relations

    A Comparative Study of Turkey and Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Abdrabou

    Developing the traditional civil-military relations approach to include security actors, the book compares the style of civil-security relations in both Egypt and Turkey. The book comprehends the competition between civilian actors and military and security actors to impose control over the…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Democratization in Christian Orthodox Europe: Comparing Greece, Serbia and Russia book cover

    Democratization in Christian Orthodox Europe

    Comparing Greece, Serbia and Russia, 1st Edition

    By Marko Veković

    For a long time, Orthodox Christianity was regarded as a religious tradition that was incompatible with democracy. This book challenges this incompatibility thesis, offering an innovative and fresh theoretical framework for dealing with the issue of Orthodoxy and democracy. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2020-08-26 
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    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Federalism in Asia: India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Nepal and Myanmar book cover

    Federalism in Asia

    India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Nepal and Myanmar, 2nd Edition

    By Harihar Bhattacharyya

    This comprehensive book analyzes the successes and failures of federalism in India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Nepal and Myanmar for the political accommodation of ethno-regional diversity, and assesses their comparative significance for other countries in Asia. This revised new edition incorporates…

    Paperback – 2020-08-05 
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    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Crime, Violence and the State in Latin America book cover

    Crime, Violence and the State in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan D. Rosen, Hanna Samir Kassab

    In this succinct text, Jonathan D. Rosen and Hanna Samir Kassab explore the linkage between weak institutions and government policies designed to combat drug trafficking, organized crime, and violence in Latin America. Using quantitative analysis to examine criminal violence and publicly available…

    Hardback – 2020-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean: Communicating Power in Transition after 2011 book cover

    Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean

    Communicating Power in Transition after 2011, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

    This edited volume presents ground-breaking empirical research on the media in political transition in Tunisia, Turkey and Morocco. Focusing on developments in the wake of the region’s upheavals in 2011, it offers a new theoretical framework for understanding mediascapes in the confessional and…

    Hardback – 2020-07-28 
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    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Comparative constitutional change has recently emerged as a distinct field in the study of constitutional law. It is the study of the way constitutions change through formal and informal mechanisms, including amendment, replacement, total and partial revision, adaptation, interpretation, disuse,…

    Hardback – 2020-07-23 
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  • The Emergence of Illiberalism: Understanding a Global Phenomenon book cover

    The Emergence of Illiberalism

    Understanding a Global Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boris Vormann, Michael Weinman

    As illiberal and authoritarian trends are on the rise—both in fragile and seemingly robust democracies—there is growing concern about the longevity of liberalism and democracy. The purpose of this volume is to draw on the analytical resources of various disciplines and public policy approaches to…

    Paperback – 2020-07-23 
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  • State Reconstitution in China, Japan and East Africa book cover

    State Reconstitution in China, Japan and East Africa

    1st Edition

    By Graham F. Odell

    Presented through an investigation of Sengoku Japan and Republican China, this book proposes an innovative explanation of state formation that focuses on ideational and geographic factors. This study addresses the question; why are some collapsed states able to reconstitute themselves where others…

    Hardback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Global Equity in Administration: Nervous Areas of Governments book cover

    Global Equity in Administration

    Nervous Areas of Governments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan T. Gooden

    Governments around the world face the challenge of espousing principles of fairness but practicing inequity in their administration. Issues of equity and justice are fundamental concerns of government, and thus to public administrators, who constantly struggle to evaluate a country’s social climate…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Elites and Arab Politics: New Perspectives on Popular Protest book cover

    Elites and Arab Politics

    New Perspectives on Popular Protest, 1st Edition

    By Ian Kelly

    This work explains elite behaviour in authoritarian systems and proposes why elites withdraw their support for the incumbent when faced with popular uprisings. Building upon foundations drawn from institutional authoritarianism and synthesised with local context from the substantial scholarship on…

    Hardback – 2020-07-10 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Fighting for Abortion Rights in Latin America: Social Movements, State Allies and Institutions book cover

    Fighting for Abortion Rights in Latin America

    Social Movements, State Allies and Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Cora Fernández Anderson

    Although they share similar socio economic and cultural characteristics as well as their recent political histories, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay differ radically in their abortion policies. In this book, Cora Fernández Anderson examines the role social movements play in abortion reform to show how…

    Paperback – 2020-07-08 
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