Politics & International Relations: Political Behavior and Participation

  • The Social Organization of Disease: Emotions and Civic Action book cover

    The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Empirically, this book is a case-study analysis of dissolution processes in German AIDS organizations. Indeed, why is it that civic organizers start out with a commitment to a cause but end up dissolving their organization? This question is exactly what Kleres seeks to tackle within The Social…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Dissenting Lives book cover

    Dissenting Lives

    Edited by Anne Collett, Tony Simoes de Silva

    This collection brings together a series of essays that combine the public and private nature of dissent, stories of dissent that encapsulate the mood of an historical or cultural period, or of a society. Dissent is most memorable when it is public, explosive, dramatically enacted. Yet quiet…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State book cover

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    This is an important and rigorous study exploring the varied and shifting meanings that Israeli women ascribe to their military service. By analysing life stories and testimonies of over 120 women the text examines: How do women's gendered ethno-class positions shape their experiences of military…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • (Il)liberal Europe: Islamophobia, Modernity and Radicalization

    Edited by Natalie J. Doyle, Irfan Ahmad

    Europe sees itself as embodying the ideals of modernity, especially in relation to democracy and the respect for human rights. Faced on the one hand with the need for public recognition of a new population of Muslim identity, and the threat of violent radicalization on the other, Europe is falling…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Women in Public Administration

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Maria J. D'Agostino, Marilyn M. Rubin

    Governments around the globe are grappling with increasingly complex, systemic issues that result from the tentacles of globalization, interconnected economies, increasing inequality, urbanization, demographic shifts, threats of global pandemics and climate change. While it is generally recognized…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times book cover

    Welcome to the Revolution

    Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times

    By Charles Derber

    When the Women’s March gathered millions just one day after Trump’s inauguration, a new era of progressive action was born. Organizing on the far Right led to Trump’s election, bringing authoritarianism and the specter of neo-fascism, and intensifying corporate capitalism’s growing crises of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Attitudes in Contemporary China book cover

    Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Reassessing Orientalism: Interlocking Orientologies during the Cold War book cover

    Reassessing Orientalism

    Interlocking Orientologies during the Cold War

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Artemy M. Kalinovsky

    Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Art and Protest in Putin's Russia book cover

    Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the 20th century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and religious…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

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