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  • Remaking Post-Industrial Cities

    Lessons from North America and Europe

    Edited by Donald K. Carter

    Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting a holistic approach to restoring post-industrial cities. Developed…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 

  • Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe

    Into the Mainstream?

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Sarah L. de Lange, Matthijs Rooduijn

    Radical right-wing populist parties, such as Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom, Marine Le Pen’s National Front or Nigel Farage’s UKIP, are becoming increasingly influential in Western European democracies. Their electoral support is growing, their impact on policy-making is substantial, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Tamil Separatist War in Sri Lanka

    By Channa Wickremesekera

    The complex and long-drawn war between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ended with the defeat of the Tigers in 2009. This book provides a military history of the conflict in tracing its evolution from a battle between a ragtag guerrilla force and a mainly…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • China's Governance Model

    Flexibility and Durability of Pragmatic Authoritarianism

    By Hongyi Lai

    Many books on government in China either simply describe the political institutions or else focus, critically, on the weaknesses of the system, such as corruption or the absence of Western-style democracy. This book, on the other hand, takes a more balanced, more positive view. This view is based…

    Paperback – 2016-03-09 
    China Policy Series

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    According to some estimates, humanity has now passed the point at which city dwellers outnumber country dwellers. This simple fact encapsulates a multitude of historical trends and contentions, not the least being "is this sustainable"? Energy, Cities and Sustainability aims to illuminate this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Core-periphery Relations in the European Union

    Power and Conflict in a Dualist Political Economy

    Edited by José M. Magone, Brigid Laffan, Christian Schweiger

    Successive Enlargements to the European Union membership have transformed it into an economically, politically and culturally heterogeneous body with distinct vulnerabilities in its multi-level governance. This book analyses core-periphery relations to highlight the growing cleavage, and potential…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Creating Nationality in Central Europe, 1880-1950

    Modernity, Violence and (Be) Longing in Upper Silesia

    Edited by Tomasz Kamusella, James Bjork, Timothy Wilson, Anna Novikov

    In the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Upper Silesia was the site of the largest formal exercise in self-determination in European history, the 1921 Plebiscite. This asked the inhabitants of Europe’s second largest industrial region the deceptively straightforward question of whether…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Terrorism (IISS)

    This new two volume collection allows the reader to track the evolution of (primarily) Western thinking about terrorism over recent decades. Haunted, unsurprisingly, by the spectre of 11 September 2001, it gives writings of the late 1990s, in which authors come to terms with the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 

  • Modernisation in EU-Russian Relations: Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Maxine David, Tatiana Romanova

    Written as EU-Russia relations began their swift decline as a result of the Ukrainian crisis, this book examines the nature of these two actors’ relationship in respect of their Partnership for Modernisation. The contributing authors look at modernisation through different lenses applying varying…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 

  • Fragile Migration Rights

    Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia

    By Matthew Light

    The Soviet Union comprehensively governed the mobility of its citizens by barring emigration and strictly regulating internal migration. In the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, the constitution and laws of the new Russian Federation appeared to herald a complete break with the repressiveness of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship


    Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges

    Edited by Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo

    Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travellers’ behaviour and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population growth and urban sprawl exert their own pressures. Quality,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    CRC Press

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