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  • Recognition, Equality and Democracy

    Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jurgen De Wispelaere, Cillian McBride, Shane O’Neill

    This volume brings together a range of theoretical responses to issues in Irish politics. Its organising ideas: recognition, equality, and democracy set the terms of political debate within both jurisdictions. For some, there are significant tensions between the grammar of recognition, concerned…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Civil Society and Activism in Europe

    Contextualizing engagement and political orientations, 1st Edition

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Jan W. Van Deth

    This book examines the role of civil society organizations in several advanced European democracies: Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Specifically the book focuses on how voluntary organizations contribute to civic and democratic health and assesses the impact of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Policy Convergence in the UK and Germany

    Beyond the Third Way?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Green

    Policy convergence and policy learning have emerged as central themes in the study of public policy in recent years. This book complements the rich literature on theoretical aspects as well as individual case studies by undertaking a systematic comparison of policy convergence between two specific…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest

    Grassroots Activism in the English Defence League, 1st Edition

    By Joel Busher

    Activism in any social movement group is, as Deborah Gould observes, a project of collective ‘world-making’. It is about changing the world out there by influencing policy and public opinion, but is also about the way it transforms the lives of participants – activists generate new identities,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Culture and Consensus (Routledge Revivals)

    England, Art and Politics since 1940, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hewison

    Culture and Consensus, first published in 1995 and a revised edition in 1997, explores the history of the relationship between politics and the arts in Britain since 1940, and shows how the search for a secure sense of English identity has been reflected in official and unofficial attitudes to the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Treasury in Public Policy-Making

    1st Edition

    By Prof Richard A Chapman

    Analyses the Treasury's role in public policy making and makes an original contribution to knowledge about the current work of the Treasury.The book focuses on three main areas:* the development of the Treasury from earliest times to the present* the current structure and organization of the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Politics, Feminism and the Reformation of Gender

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Chapman

    Caught between their female gender and their aspirations in a public sphere founded on the gender role of men, women face a problem that is more intractable than conventional feminist political analysis has fully recognized. In this book, Jennifer Chapman addresses both the substance of the problem…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Intervening in Northern Ireland

    Critically Re-thinking Representations of the Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marysia Zalewski, John Barry

    The articles in this special issue, drawn from a workshop hosted by the Institute of Governance, Queen’s University, Belfast, explicitly engage with and challenge conventional academic analyses in order to confront the ways in which the conflict on Northern Ireland has traditionally been…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge

  • Socialism and the Challenge of War (RLE The First World War)

    Ideas and Politics in Britain, 1912-18, 1st Edition

    By Jay M. Winter

    The First World War marks a crucial period in the history of the socialist wing of the British labour movement. This book is an account of the development of the political ideas and activities of some of the most influential British socialist thinkers of that time: Beatrice and Sidney Webb, R. H.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • Europeanization and Foreign Policy

    State Identity in Finland and Britain, 1st Edition

    By Juha Jokela

    This book examines the relationship between the European Union (EU) and its member states by analysing how the process of integration in the field of foreign policy is shaping member states' identities. Focusing on the mutually constitutive aspects of the relationship between the EU and its member…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Politics of Eugenics

    Productionism, Population, and National Welfare, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

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