• Hayek, Economics, and the Epistemology of Politics book cover

    Hayek, Economics, and the Epistemology of Politics

    1st Edition

    By Scott Scheall

    F. A. Hayek and the Epistemology of Politics is an exploration of an important problem that has largely been ignored: the problem of policymaker ignorance, and the limits of political epistemology. Scott Scheall explores Hayek’s attitude to the philosophy of science and political philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • China in Japan's National Security: Domestic Credibilty book cover

    China in Japan's National Security

    Domestic Credibilty, 1st Edition

    By Toshiya Takahashi

    This book explores Japan’s emerging national security policy in relation to China. It considers the rise of nationalism in contemporary Japan, the recent actions of the Abe government to change Japan’s security policy course and the importance of domestic views, both elite and popular, about safety…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Parliaments in South Asia: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh book cover

    Parliaments in South Asia

    India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Nizam Ahmed

    This book explores the development, decline and resurgence of parliaments in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Although the three parliaments formally have a common origin and follow almost similar rules and procedures, substantial variations can be observed in their behaviour. By analysing the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan: The Realities of ‘Power’ book cover

    The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Kōji Nakakita

    This book provides a thorough analysis of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP), from a variety of perspectives including its factions, party presidential elections, the distribution of posts, national elections, local organisations, the policy making process and partner organisations.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange book cover

    Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Eiren L. Shea

    The Mongol period (1206-1368) marked a major turning point of exchange – culturally, politically, and artistically – across Eurasia. The wide-ranging international exchange that occurred during the Mongol period is most apparent visually through the inclusion of Mongol motifs in textile, paintings…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Post-Election Violence in Africa: The Impact of Judicial Independence book cover

    Post-Election Violence in Africa

    The Impact of Judicial Independence, 1st Edition

    By Meshack Simati

    This book explores the effect of the judiciary on the incidence of post-election violence by political actors across Africa and within African countries. It examines how variation in judicial independence can constrain or incentivize election violence among democratizing states. Using case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism: The British Legacy and the Chinese Future book cover

    Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Post-Truth Public Relations: Communication in an Era of Digital Disinformation book cover

    Post-Truth Public Relations

    Communication in an Era of Digital Disinformation, 1st Edition

    By Gareth Thompson

    This book explores the purpose, practice and effects of public relations (PR) at a time that has been variously described as an era of populism, post-truth and fake news. It considers how public relations processes have contributed to the current social condition of post-truth and what constitutes…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Constructing the Responsibility to Protect: Contestation and Consolidation book cover

    Constructing the Responsibility to Protect

    Contestation and Consolidation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles T. Hunt, Phil Orchard

    This volume examines the ongoing construction of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine, elaborating on areas of both consolidation and contestation. The book focuses on how the R2P doctrine has been both consolidated and contested along three dimensions, regarding its meaning, status and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • The Everyday State in Africa: Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia book cover

    The Everyday State in Africa

    Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mulugeta Gebrie

    This book offers a new understanding of the workings of the everyday Ethiopian state through foregrounding of the everyday politics of state–society relations. In a series of ethnographic cases, this book provides a lively and stimulating view of the lives and experiences of farmers, pastoralists…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • China, the West, and Democratization: The Struggle for the Local and Global in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan book cover

    China, the West, and Democratization

    The Struggle for the Local and Global in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan, 1st Edition

    By Luba von Hauff

    Drawing upon insights from international socialization theory and social psychology, this book examines China’s efforts to multi-polarize - and hence potentially de-liberalize - the international system from a local (non-democratic) perspective and then applies these insights to Beijing’s current…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

  • Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya: Change and Continuities book cover

    Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya

    Change and Continuities, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Mwathi Mati

    This book analyzes the emergence, strategies and outcomes of the struggle to embed democratic governance and constitutional order in Kenya, showcasing both the power and the limits of citizen agency in the struggle to transform a postcolonial African state. Engaging data from primary…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    African Governance

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