• The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy book cover

    The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eri Bertsou, Daniele Caramani

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of how technocracy currently challenges representative democracy and asks how technocratic politics undermines democratic legitimacy. How strong is its challenge to democratic institutions? The book offers a solid theory and conceptualization of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Russian Imperialism Revisited: From Disengagement to Hegemony book cover

    Russian Imperialism Revisited

    From Disengagement to Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Domitilla Sagramoso

    This book examines the nature of Russia’s relations with the former Soviet states (FSS), in particular with countries which formed the Commonwealth of Independent States, in order to assess whether there has been a resurgence of Russian imperialism since the collapse of the USSR. The book…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Climate and Energy Politics in Poland: Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas book cover

    Climate and Energy Politics in Poland

    Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas, 1st Edition

    By Aleksandra Lis

    Climate and Energy Politics in Poland: Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas presents a new, object-oriented perspective on the challenge faced by Poland, the largest post-socialist EU member state from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), to produce knowledge about its energy system in the context of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy: Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence book cover

    Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    This revised and expanded edition analyses the factors conducive to holding independence and secession referendums, to winning these votes and to their status in domestic and international law. Taking into account the votes in Catalonia and Scotland, the book shows that votes on secession and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26
    Democratization Studies

  • Mainstreaming Solar Energy in Small, Tropical Islands: Cultural and Policy Implications book cover

    Mainstreaming Solar Energy in Small, Tropical Islands

    Cultural and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    By Kiron C. Neale

    This book explores how cultural considerations can improve policymaking to achieve mainstream solar energy in small, tropical islands. Focusing on Trinidad, Barbados and Oʻahu, Kiron C. Neale looks at how culture can affect and be affected by the policies that support the household adoption…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • French Arms Exports: The Business of Sovereignty book cover

    French Arms Exports

    The Business of Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By Lucie Béraud-Sudreau

    Ever since the establishment of the Fifth Republic in 1958, France has believed its strategic independence to be predicated on self-sufficiency in modern weapons. In order to maintain the requisite defence-industrial base, in the context of limited domestic orders, successive governments have…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26
    Adelphi series

  • Globalizing IR Theory: Critical Engagement book cover

    Globalizing IR Theory

    Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaqing Qin

    Despite attempts to redress the balance, international relations (IR) as a discipline is still dominated by Western theories. The contributors in this book explore the challenges of constructing an alternative, with a dialogue between global and local approaches. Drawing on scholars…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Survival: Global Politics and Strategy (April-May 2020): State Power and Climate Change book cover

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy (April-May 2020)

    State Power and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    Survival, the IISS’s bimonthly journal, challenges conventional wisdom and brings fresh, often controversial, perspectives on strategic issues of the moment. In this issue:  Anatol Lieven argues that strong and legitimate states remain central to any efforts to limit climate change and mitigate…

    Paperback – 2020-03-24

  • Defence Studies book cover

    Defence Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Galbreath, Alex Neads

    Those working in Defence Studies explore the convergence between war and politics. It is, in the words of the editor of this new Routledge collection, ‘the socio-technological study of how martial force is understood, built, and deployed’. Indeed, the term ‘Defence Studies’ has its origins in the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Criminal Law for Criminologists: Principles and Theory in Criminal Justice book cover

    Criminal Law for Criminologists

    Principles and Theory in Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Noel Cross

    Criminal Law for Criminologists uses theoretical and practical research to bridge the gap between ‘the law in the books’ (criminal law doctrine) and ‘the law in action’ (criminal justice process). It introduces the key policies and principles that drive criminal law in England and then explains the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19

  • International Toleration: A Theory book cover

    International Toleration

    A Theory, 1st Edition

    By Pietro Maffettone

    This book proposes a theory of toleration wherein liberal democracies peacefully co-exist with non-democratic societies. It conceptualises international toleration in a way that is both faithful to the liberal tradition and at the same time explains why we should accept some nonliberal and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Theodore Roosevelt: A Manly President’s Gendered Personal and Political Transformations book cover

    Theodore Roosevelt

    A Manly President’s Gendered Personal and Political Transformations, 1st Edition

    By Neil H Cogan

    Theodore Roosevelt explores the personal and political life of the 26th President of the United States. It considers among other things his "manliness," a gendered framework of traits for the Gilded Age and Progressive Period guiding him and other men in business, politics, and war, and shows how…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18
    Routledge Historical Americans

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