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  • The Making of the Conservative Party’s Immigration Policy

    By Rebecca Partos

    Political parties have rarely been studied as agents of immigration policy change. This book explains the development of the Conservative Party’s immigration policy during the seven decades from the post-war years to today. By bringing together existing theories from the fields of political science…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Minority Integration and State-Building

    Post-communist Transformations

    By Ada-Charlotte Regelmann, Timofey Agarin

    This book examines the political and social transformation of post-communist states. With a focus on minority integration, the author evaluates the interaction between state and society, illustrating how successful dialogue between the two can result in successful state-building. Current studies…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Italian Democracy

    How it Works

    By Gianfranco Pasquino

    This textbook, from one of Italy’s most eminent scholars, provides broad coverage and critique of Italian politics and society. Providing the readers with the knowledge necessary to understand the working of the Italian political system, it also offers answers to some of the most important…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 

  • Political Marketing

    Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Lees-Marshment

    Substantially revised throughout, Political Marketing continues to offer students the most comprehensive introduction to this rapidly growing field. It provides an accessible but in-depth guide to what political marketing is and how it is used in practice, and encourages reflection on how it should…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 

  • Politics

    A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works

    By Ian Budge

    How do we understand how democracy works in an era of big data, make sense of quantitative evidence across thousands of studies, and unpick conflicting explanations and ambiguous statistical relationships? Globalization has moved the goalposts for political science, from a focus on politics within…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25 

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 

  • Civil Society in the Global South

    Edited by Palash Kamruzzaman

    In recent years civil society has been seen as a key route for democracy promotion and solving development 'problems' in low income countries. However, the very concept of civil society is deeply rooted in European traditions and values. In pursuing civil society reform in non-Western countries,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29 

  • The American Anomaly

    U.S. Politics and Government in Comparative Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Raymond A. Smith

    The American Anomaly systematically analyzes the U.S. political system by way of comparison with other countries, especially other industrialized democracies. It is organized into four sections, respectively covering the constitutional order, governmental institutions, political participation, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

    By Kurtulus Gemici

    Why did many emerging countries pursue risky financial opening policies in a reckless manner, even after the painful example of the Latin American debt crisis? Unlike trade liberalization, which has mostly been beneficial in emerging countries, the removal of capital controls has led to boom-bust…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Parties, Power and Policy-making

    From Higher Education to Multinationals in Post-Communist Societies

    By Silvana Tarlea

    This book explains the conditions under which political parties in government were able to influence economic growth in post-communist European countries. It highlights higher education and international investment as the two essentially related areas that have been steered by governments. The…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Understanding Latin American Politics

    A Short Introduction

    By Clive S. Thomas

    This book’s central goal is to help undergraduate students taking their first course in Latin American politics make the transition from understanding the factors that shape democracies—the systems with which they are most familiar—to those that shape the political values, politics, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

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