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  • South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism

    By Amir Ali

    This book analyses South Asian Islam’s engagement with the West, and Britain in particular. It traces the roots of British multiculturalism to South Asia and the Deobandi school of Islam. The work shows how the pattern of interaction that initially emerged between the Deobandi Muslims and the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge India

  • Governmentality after Neoliberalism

    Edited by Mark Bevir

    Neoliberalism has had a major impact on public policy but it has also perhaps obscured the equally dramatic spread of other policy tools based on significantly different forms of social science. This book therefore explores the mixture of social technologies that have arisen since neoliberalism,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Exploring British Politics

    4th Edition

    By Mark Garnett, Philip Lynch

    Exploring British Politics is a concise, comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject. Fully updated and revised, the new edition covers the 2015 general election and recent developments in the role of political parties, changes in party ideology, the UK's relationship with the European Union,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • Ernest Bevin

    By Peter Weiler

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Rethinking Governance

    Ruling, rationalities and resistance

    Edited by Mark Bevir, R. A. W. Rhodes

    This volume explores new directions of governance and public policy arising both from interpretive political science and those who engage with interpretive ideas. It conceives governance as the various policies and outcomes emerging from the increasing salience of neoclassical and institutional…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century

    Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations

    Edited by Melanie Torrent, Virginie Roiron Roiron

    Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union? Is the Commonwealth of Nations still relevant for its very diverse member states, ranging from small island states to Australia and India? In contemporary British politics, both organisations have come under fierce criticism,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies

    Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding

    By John Nagle

    Violently divided societies present major challenges to institutions seeking to establish peace in places characterised by ethnic conflict and high levels of social segregation. Yet such societies also contain groups that refuse to be confined within separate forms of ethnic community and instead…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Politics of Eugenics

    Productionism, Population, and National Welfare

    By Alberto Spektorowski, Liza Ireni-Saban

    This book analyzes whether the "new debate on genetics" owes a debt to eugenic practices by welfare democracies of 1930s and 1940s. More specifically, the question is whether precisely the same "eugenic rationale" used in the 1930s is philosophical akin to a new rationality unfolding in some…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Searching for Lord Haw-Haw

    The Political Lives of William Joyce

    By Colin Holmes

    Searching for Lord Haw-Haw is an authoritative account of the political lives of William Joyce. He became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a Second World War traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis. It is an endlessly…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The Labour Party in Opposition 1970-1974

    By Patrick Bell

    1970 to 1974 was a pivotal period in the history of the Labour Party. This book shows how the Labour Party responded to electoral defeat in 1970 and to what extent its political and policy activity in opposition was directed to the recovery of power at the following general election. At a point in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

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