• 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

  • 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

  • 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 
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    Politics in Asia

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Misinformation in Referenda book cover

    Misinformation in Referenda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandrine Baume, Véronique Boillet, Vincent Martenet

    This book identifies the impact of misinformation in the context of referenda. While the notion of misinformation is at the center of current events and is the subject of several studies, it has rarely been addressed in the context of referenda nor from a multidisciplinary and comparative…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Authoritarian Gravity Centers: A Cross-Regional Study of Authoritarian Promotion and Diffusion book cover

    Authoritarian Gravity Centers

    A Cross-Regional Study of Authoritarian Promotion and Diffusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianne Kneuer, Thomas Demmelhuber

    Autocracies not only resist the global spread of democracy but are sources of autocratic influence and pressure. This book presents a conceptual model to understand, assess, and explain the promotion and diffusion of authoritarian elements. Employing a cross-regional approach, leading experts…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
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  • The Legal Power to Launch War: Who Decides? book cover

    The Legal Power to Launch War

    Who Decides?, 1st Edition

    By Michael Head, Kristian Boehringer

    The issue of who has the power to declare war or authorise military action in a democracy has become a major legal and political issue, internationally, and is set to become even more pertinent in the immediate future, particularly in the wake of military action in Syria, ongoing wars in the Middle…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Political Representation in Southern Europe and Latin America: Crisis or Continuing Transformation following the Great Recession? book cover

    Political Representation in Southern Europe and Latin America

    Crisis or Continuing Transformation following the Great Recession?, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Freire, Mélany Barragán, Xavier Coller, Marco Lisi, Emmanouil Tsatsanis

    This collective volume - with contributions from experts on these regions - examines broader questions about the current crises (The Great Recession and The Commodity Crisis) and the associated changes in political representation in both regions. It provides a general overview of political…

    Hardback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Law and the New Urban Agenda book cover

    Law and the New Urban Agenda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The New Urban Agenda (NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, represents a globally shared understanding of the vital link between urbanization and a sustainable future. At the heart of this new vision…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

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