• (S)electing the President: The Perils of Democracy book cover

    (S)electing the President

    The Perils of Democracy

    By Michael L. Mezey

    Selecting political leaders by popular election is an unquestioned hallmark of representative democracies--the institutional manifestation of Lincoln’s promise of a government of the people and by the people. But in 2016, Lincoln’s promise seems to have given way to Hamilton’s nightmare—with his…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
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  • Immigrant Incorporation in Political Parties: Exploring the diversity gap book cover

    Immigrant Incorporation in Political Parties

    Exploring the diversity gap

    Edited by Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Iris Dähnke, Lea Markard

    This book seeks to explore the potentialities of strengthening a new field of research within migration and diversity studies, that of immigrant incorporation in political parties. The point of departure of all the contributions to this volume is that there is what we call a ‘diversity gap’ between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
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    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy: Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities book cover

    Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy

    Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities

    Edited by Nils Hertting, Clarissa Kugelberg

    Over the past few decades and throughout the world, numerous government-initiated experiments and attempts at directly engaging and including citizens have emerged as remedies for a variety of problems faced by modern democracies, including political disaffection and insufficient capacity to deal…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Governing through Regulation: Public Policy, Regulation and the Law book cover

    Governing through Regulation

    Public Policy, Regulation and the Law

    By Windholz Eric

    Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres’ and Braithwaite’s ground breaking work on ‘responsive regulation’, we have seen models of ‘smart regulation’, ‘regulatory governance’ and ‘regulatory capitalism’ emerge to capture the growing prevalence and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets book cover

    Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets

    By Hye Jee Cho

    Increasingly integrated global financial markets have been shaken by a series of severe shocks in recent decades, from Mexico’s Tequila crisis to the upheavals in the Eurozone. These crises have demonstrated that signs of uncertain local economic and political conditions can result in market…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
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    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Jan Erk

    The 1990s were marked by democratic and decentralization reforms throughout Africa. The chapters of the volume all highlight the gradual changes that have taken place since. Long-term structural uncodified factors – be it societal, economic, geographic, demographic – seem to have interacted with…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
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  • Gender, Development and the State in India book cover

    Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Indian Constituent Assembly: Deliberations on Democracy book cover

    The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The essays in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates might…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

  • American Constitutional Law: Introductory Essays and Selected Cases book cover

    American Constitutional Law

    Introductory Essays and Selected Cases, 17th Edition

    By Alpheus Thomas Mason, Donald Grier Stephenson, Jr.

    This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students'…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Municipal Politics in Turkey: Local Government and Party Organisation book cover

    Municipal Politics in Turkey

    Local Government and Party Organisation

    By Charlotte Joppien

    This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities ruled by different parties, the AKP in Konya and the CHP in Eskişehir. It analyzes how national political parties adapt to local contexts (culture of everyday politics) and how they seek to influence local culture (politics of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Everyday State and Politics in India: Government in the Backyard in Kalahandi book cover

    Everyday State and Politics in India

    Government in the Backyard in Kalahandi

    By Sailen Routray

    Contrary to popular narratives of state-withdrawal in India, the state seems to be changing its form and morphing on the ground. This book provides an ethnographic account of the changing forms of governmental actions in the development sector. It analyses the implementation of WORLP (Western…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • From Bullets to Ballots book cover

    From Bullets to Ballots

    By John Ishiyama

    In recent years, an increasing amount of research has argued that the successful transformation of rebel organization into parties is critical to stable post-conflict peace and democratization. However, this process is not well understood. This volume brings together some of the most notable…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

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