Comparative Politics Products

  • 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

  • The Legal Power to Launch War

    Who Decides?

    By Michael Head, Kristian Boehringer

    The issue of who has the power in a democracy to declare war or authorise military action has become a major and critical political and legal issue internationally. Public, parliamentary and constitutional debates have erupted since the turn of the century in Western countries, particularly after…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02 

  • Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Mark Harris, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Andrea Smith

    This volume explores the manners in which Indigenous peoples’ experiences of the law has and is being transformed from an oppressive system of denying rights to the site of contestation and articulation of claims. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the experience of Indigenous peoples…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 

  • Women in Asian Politics

    Descriptive, Diverse, Substantive, and Sustainable Representations

    By Devin K. Joshi

    Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation? What kinds of social and institutional transformations could further advance women’s political representation across the Asian continent? Focusing on national parliaments, Devin K. Joshi provides scholars and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Gender and Politics in South Eastern Europe

    Where and How to Women Govern at the Top?

    By Ekaterina R. Rashkova, Emilia Zankina

    The question of what determines and explains gender inequality in politics has interested students of gender and comparative politics for several decades now, but it has gained additional breath and importance with the change of focus from descriptive to substantive representation, as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • The Role of Social Movements in Electoral Politics in Latin America

    By Gemma McNulty

    Social movement-political party relations are an increasingly pertinent phenomenon, not just in Latin America but also in peripheral parts of Europe, countries in the Middle East affected by the Arab Spring, and in and the United States with the Tea Party Movement. Despite this trend, few empirical…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Extreme Right in Australia

    Immunisation or Contamination

    By Aurelien Mondon, Andy Fleming

    This book provides a comprehensive history of the Australian extreme right as well as an analysis of the pattern this country followed in the creation and shaping of this political group, compared to that of other western countries. While it will offer a chronological account of its various…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • India's Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Stuart S. Nagel

    This title was forst published in 2000:  An analysis of India’s development and public policy from the perspectives of five major fields of public policy. 1. Economic policy, including public policy toward industrial development. 2. Social policy, including religion, education and women’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh

    By Muhammad Yeahia Akhter

    This title was first published in 2001. Rigging elections in favour of those in power has become common practice in Bangladesh. The author looks at the significance of elections in this democratic state and shows how electoral corruption has damaged the process of democratic consolidation. Muhammad…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • The State, Education and Equity in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    The Impact of State Policies

    By Enver Motala

    Edited by John Pampallis

    This title was first published in 2002: Has the South African post-apartheid state been able to achieve its stated goals? What has been the relationship between the process of educational reform and the impact on the state of the Constitution and other laws? This seminal book responds to these…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • The National Question in Nigeria

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Abubakar Momoh, Said Adejumobi

    This title was first published in 2002: Addressing the burning questions confronting the Nigerian nation-state today, this book explores the diverse dimensions and voices apparent in the challenges surrounding the national question. Highlighting a range of under-researched and unexplored issues, it…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Revival: State-Society Relations in Mexico (2001)

    Clientelism, Neoliberal State Reform, and the Case of Conasupo

    By Kenneth Edward Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. This detailed empirical study illustrates the different sources of political and economic pressure that combine to produce a process of incremental innovation in Mexican state-society relations. Invaluable to political economists who have a specific focus on…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Revivals

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