• Sectarianism in the Contemporary Middle East book cover

    Sectarianism in the Contemporary Middle East

    Edited by Simon Mabon, Lucia Ardovini

    In recent years, the term sectarianism has been widely used to explain contemporary affairs across the Middle East and North Africa. A range of assumptions about the nature of sectarianism have become prevalent amongst scholars and policy makers who engage with these areas, in part driven by the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Ten Years of Federalism Reform in Germany: Dynamics and effects of institutional development book cover

    Ten Years of Federalism Reform in Germany

    Dynamics and effects of institutional development

    Edited by Nathalie Behnke, Sabine Kropp

    This book investigates the politics of federalism reform in Germany which has spanned over more than a decade. Different from reform attempts in other federal countries, the German reform was split up in three distinct steps: an adjustment of legislative powers between the federal and the state…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia: Building a State without Citizens book cover

    State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Routledge Revivals: Committees (1963): How They Work and How to Work Them book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Committees (1963)

    How They Work and How to Work Them

    By Edgar Anstey

    First published in 1963, Edgar Anstey’s work gives a detailed account on the inner workings of the committee. Within a committee, different interests nearly always need to be represented when a decision must be taken, and contributions are required from people of different outlook or expert…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Contending Legitimacy in World Politics: The State, Civil Society and the International Sphere in the Twenty-first Century book cover

    Contending Legitimacy in World Politics

    The State, Civil Society and the International Sphere in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Bronwyn Winter, Lucia Sorbera

    Legitimacy, along with security and democracy, is arguably one of the most widely used global buzzwords of the new millennium. Yet, the idea of political legitimacy is not new and has been constructed in different ways at different moments in history. This book problematizes this notion, from…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Managing the Sustainable City book cover

    Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Post-socialist Informalities: Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China book cover

    Post-socialist Informalities

    Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China

    Edited by Abel Polese, Lela Rekhviashvili, Borbála Kovács, Jeremy Morris

    This book is a comprehensive collection of key scholarship on informality from the whole post-socialist region. From Bosnia to Central Asia, passing through Russia and Azerbaijan, the contributions to this volume illustrate the multi-faceted and complex nature of informality, while demonstrating…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Russian Modernisation: Structures and Agencies book cover

    Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies

    Edited by Markku Kivinen, Terry Cox

    Russia’s post-Soviet modernisation is complex and subject to changing interpretations among Russian political leaders and observers of Russia. This has created serious problems for understanding Russia and the changes it is currently undergoing. With this in mind, a new Finnish Centre of Excellence…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Affairs of China: A Survey of the Recent History and Present Circumstances of the Republic of China book cover

    Affairs of China

    A Survey of the Recent History and Present Circumstances of the Republic of China

    By Eric Teichman

    First published in 1938, this book aims to be a ‘true and objective’ account of China’s recent history and its present circumstances at the time, drawing on the author’s thirty years of experience as a member of the British consular service in China. The recurrent themes of the period are examined:…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Law and Justice in a Globalized World: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice book cover

    Law and Justice in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

    Edited by Hikmahanto Juwana, Yu Un Oppusunggu, Harkristuti Harkrisnowo

    The book consists of essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Amongst topics covered include human rights, criminal law, law of the sea, good governance, democracy, foreign investment, and regional integration. The conference,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Drug War in Latin America: Hegemony and Global Capitalism book cover

    The Drug War in Latin America

    Hegemony and Global Capitalism

    By William Avilés

    Since the mid-1980s subsequent US governments have promoted a highly militarized and prohibitionist drug control approach in Latin America. Despite this strategy the region has seen increasing levels of homicide, displacement and violence. Why did the militarization of U.S. drug war policies in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

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