• Japanese Democracy and Lessons for the United States: Eight Counterintuitive Lessons book cover

    Japanese Democracy and Lessons for the United States

    Eight Counterintuitive Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Ray Christensen

    This book presents a collection of lessons on how best to run elections and politics, using examples from the Japanese experience and showing how elections operate in a non-Western democracy. Featuring extensive data and evidence from both Japan and the United States, the themes covered include…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Civil-Military Relations in International Interventions: A New Analytical Framework book cover

    Civil-Military Relations in International Interventions

    A New Analytical Framework, 1st Edition

    By Karsten Friis

    This book examines military and civilian actors in international interventions and offers a new analytical framework to apply on such interventions. While it is frequently claimed that success in international interventions hinges largely on military–civilian coherence, cooperation has proven…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy: The Limits of Expertise book cover

    NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy

    The Limits of Expertise, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Markland

    NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy is an empirically and theoretically rich account of how international non-governmental organisations produce knowledge of and formulate understandings about the world around them. The author applies critical and sociological perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • 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 behavior. By analyzing the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • 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 – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • The Art of Global Power: Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices book cover

    The Art of Global Power

    Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Merson

    Artwork and popular cultures are crucial sites of contesting and transforming power relationships in world politics. The contributors to this edited collection draw on their experiences across arts, activist, and academic communities to analyze how the global politics of colonialism, capitalism,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18
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    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • 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 – 2020-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Care Ethics and the Refugee Crisis: Emotions, Contestation, and Agency book cover

    Care Ethics and the Refugee Crisis

    Emotions, Contestation, and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Marcia Morgan

    This book advocates for the philosophical import of care in re-evaluating problems of humanitarianism in the context of the ongoing international refugee and forced migration situation. In doing so, it rethinks the human capacity to care about the suffering of distant others. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2020-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations: Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture book cover

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations

    Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Ziółkowski

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations investigates contemporary protest self-burnings and their echoes across culture. The book provides a conceptual frame for the phenomenon and an annotated, comprehensive timeline of suicide protests by fire, supplemented with notes on artworks inspired by or…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Religion, Conflict and Post-Secular Politics book cover

    Religion, Conflict and Post-Secular Politics

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Haynes

    This book identifies and examines the political activities of selected religious actors, in both domestic and international contexts, in relation to democracy, human rights and civilisational interactions. And it asks why, how and when do selected religious actors seek to influence political…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
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    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Soviet Women – Everyday Lives book cover

    Soviet Women – Everyday Lives

    1st Edition

    By Melanie Ilic

    Based on an extensive reading of a broad range of women’s accounts of their lives in the Soviet Union, this book focuses on many hidden aspects of Soviet women’s everyday lives, thereby revealing a great deal about how the Soviet Union operated on a day-to-day basis and about the place of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • 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 – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    African Governance

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