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  • Parties, Power and Policy-making

    From Higher Education to Multinationals in Post-Communist Societies

    By Silvana Tarlea

    Little is known about the likely influences of these parties on public policies and if and how they have responded to expectations of voters when deciding on policies. This book explains the conditions under which political parties have played a central role in policymaking, and influencing…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Linguistic Claims and Political Conflicts

    Spanish Labyrinths in Language and Identity in the European Context

    By Andrea Bianculli, Jacint Jordana, Mónica Ferrín Pereira, Siresa Lopez

    Questions about linguistic pluralism and multilingualism have become a major political and scholarly concern given the instrumental, expressive and citizenship concerns attached to language. To explore and assess how linguistic policies are decided and implemented, this book looks into the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Party System Change, the European Crisis and the State of Democracy

    Edited by Marco Lisi

    Party systems are crucial elements for the functioning of political systems and representative democracies. With several European countries experiencing significant changes recently, it is necessary to update our knowledge. This volume analyzes party system change in Europe in the 21st century (…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Distributive Politics in Malaysia

    Maintaining Authoritarian Party Dominance

    By Hidekuni Washida

    This book provides a systematic analysis of the fragile dominance of the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition in Malaysia. The BN coalition has attracted attention as a key example of an authoritarian dominant party regime that has successfully maintained its own stability. Its sustained…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Politics in Asia

  • Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean

    Transition in Tunisia, Morocco and Turkey

    Edited by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

    This book provides a comparative study of government media instrumentalisation, women in TV talk shows and online surveillance. It explores the ways media and politics intersect and how this is impacting societies across the southern Mediterranean.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • Slums, States and Citizens

    Citizenship and Slum Policies in Dehli, Durban and Nairobi

    By Stein Sundstøl Eriksen

    Urbanisation in the global South is happening at a rate and scale which is far greater than when the same process unfolded in the north. Many people living under sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal democratic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • External Powers and the Gulf Monarchies

    Edited by Li-Chen Sim, Jonathan Fulton

    The Gulf monarchies have been generally perceived as status quo actors reliant on the USA for their security, but in response to regional events, particularly the Arab Spring of 2011, they are pursuing more activist foreign policies, which has allowed other international powers to play a larger…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • China’s Political System

    Modernization and Tradition, 10th Edition

    By June Teufel Dreyer

    China’s Political System provides a concise introduction to the political, economic, and social factors that determine China's government. Highly respected specialist June Teufel Dreyer offers expert analysis of the challenges facing China's economic, legal, military, social, and cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13 

  • Trumping the Mainstream

    The Conquest of Democratic Politics by Far-Right Populism

    Edited by Lise Herman, James Muldoon

    In 2016, the striking electoral success of the UK Vote Leave campaign and Donald Trump’s presidential bid defied conventional expectations and transformed the political landscape. Considered together, these two largely unpredicted events constitute a defining moment in the process of the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The European Union, the World Bank and the Policymaking of Aid

    Cooperation among Developers

    By Eugenia Baroncelli

    For decades, the World Bank and the European Union have played a key role in shaping development policies. This volume applies a new conceptual framework to assess EU performance in aid policymaking at the highest political levels, as well as in ground-level projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 

  • Routledge Handbook of Policy Design

    Edited by Michael Howlett, Ishani Mukherjee

    Uniting theoretical bases and advancements in practice, the Routledge Handbook of Policy Design brings together leading experts in the academic field of policy design in a pioneering effort of scholarship. Each chapter provides a multi-topic overview of the state of knowledge on how, why, where or…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 

  • Building Democracy and International Governance

    By George M. Guess

    Efforts by governments to promote sustained domestic economic development have been mixed.  Success depends on many factors including location, geography, climate, external competition, human resources, natural resources, timing, political and governmental institutions, government capacity,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 

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