• China-Africa Relations: Building Images through Cultural Co-operation, Media Representation, and Communication book cover

    China-Africa Relations

    Building Images through Cultural Co-operation, Media Representation, and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Batchelor, Xiaoling Zhang

    The recent rapid growth in China’s involvement in Africa is being promoted by both Chinese and African leaders as being conducted in a spirit of cooperation, friendship and equality. In the media and informally, however, a different, less harmonious picture emerges. This book explores how China and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Lobbyists and Bureaucrats in Brussels: Capitalism�s Brokers book cover

    Lobbyists and Bureaucrats in Brussels

    Capitalism�s Brokers, 1st Edition

    By Sylvain Laurens

    With over 30,000 lobbyists in town, Brussels is often called the European capital of lobbying. Despite this, little is known on how this political system works in practice. This book offers an unprecedented window into the everyday relationships between bureaucrats and interest representatives.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Kurdish Issue in Turkey: A Spatial Perspective book cover

    The Kurdish Issue in Turkey

    A Spatial Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeynep Gambetti, Joost Jongerden

    This volume gives a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the Kurdish issue in Turkey from a spatial perspective that takes into account geographical variations in identity formation, exclusion and political mobilisation. Although analysis of Turkey’s Kurdish issue from a spatial perspective is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Europe Since 1989: Transitions and Transformations book cover

    Europe Since 1989

    Transitions and Transformations, 1st Edition

    By William Outhwaite

    Europe Since 1989 charts the development of Europe east and west since the 1989 revolutions. It analyses the emergent European society, the development of a European public sphere, and civil society. Most books on Europe are heavily biased to the West and Europe Since 1989 takes the opposite…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Human Rights and the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Human Rights and the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Chase

    Recent events such as ‘Iran’s Green Revolution’ and the ‘Arab Uprisings’ have exploded notions that human rights are irrelevant to Middle Eastern and North African politics. Increasingly seen as a global concern, human rights are at the fulcrum of the region’s on-the-ground politics, transnational…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Arab Education: Policies and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    A Political Economy of Arab Education

    Policies and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

    The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of the region. Arab regimes most reliant on repression to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Decentring Urban Governance: Narratives, Resistance and Contestation book cover

    Decentring Urban Governance

    Narratives, Resistance and Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Kim McKee, Peter Matthews

    Decentring Urban Governance seeks to rethink governance not as a particular state formation, but as the diverse policies emerging associated with the impact of modernist social science on policy making, considering the diverse meanings that inspire governing practices across time, space, and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Identity and Nation Building in Everyday Post-Socialist Life book cover

    Identity and Nation Building in Everyday Post-Socialist Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Polese, Jeremy Morris, Emilia Pawłusz, Oleksandra Seliverstova

    This book explores the function of the “everyday” in the formation, consolidation and performance of national, sub-national and local identities in the former socialist region. Based on extensive original research including fieldwork, the book demonstrates how the study of everyday and mundane…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey: From Ottoman Rule to AKP book cover

    Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey

    From Ottoman Rule to AKP, 1st Edition

    By Efrat Aviv

    The Jewish community in Turkey today is very diverse with extremely different views as to whether Jews are reluctant or enthusiastic about living in Turkey. Many see themselves primarily as Turks and only then as Jews, while some believe quite the opposite. Some deny there are any expressions of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Decentring Health Policy: Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance book cover

    Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Electoral Integrity and Political Regimes: Actors, Strategies and Consequences book cover

    Electoral Integrity and Political Regimes

    Actors, Strategies and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Ann Garnett, Margarita Zavadskaya

    Following a normative approach that suggests international norms and standards for elections apply universally, regardless of regime type or cultural context, this book examines the challenges to electoral integrity, the actors involved, and the consequences of electoral malpractice and poor…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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