Comparative Politics Products

  • Separatist Violence in South Asia

    A comparative study

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Since decolonization began in the late 1940s, a series of often lengthy and destructive separatist insurgencies have imposed severe financial, economic and human costs upon the states of South Asia. Previous analyses of these conflicts have typically focussed upon the parent state or separatist…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change

    Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War

    By Alejandro Quiroz Flores

    Political leaders need ministers to help them rule and so conventional wisdom suggests that leaders appoint competent ministers to their cabinet. This book shows this is not necessarily the case. It examines the conditions that facilitate survival in ministerial office and how they are linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Democratization in the 21st Century

    Reviving Transitology

    Edited by Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, Timothy D. Sisk

    The 2010’s was a critical period in the continuing, established trend of the spread of democracy worldwide: from the Arab Spring countries of Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Yemen to the unfolding turmoil of Myanmar and Ukraine, by way of the upheavals in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Ivory Coast, social…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Media in Process

    Transformation and Democratic Transition

    Edited by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The post-communist development of media systems has been uneven in the countries of the region. Television and newspapers, combined with the emergence of social media have had great influence on the political debate in various countries. Ownership of the media has been a factor in many instances.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series

  • International Political Economy in the 21st Century

    Contemporary Issues and Analyses, 2nd Edition

    By Roy Smith, Imad El-Anis, Christopher Farrands

    Understanding of the theories that underpin International Political Economy, and their practical applications, is crucial to the study of international relations, politics, development and economics. This comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field provides an engaging and coherent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: New Views of Co-operation (1988)

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden

    Edited by Stephen Yeo

    First published in 1988, this book sets out to reinterpret the changing place of working-class association in capitalist Britain. It argues that in combination, co-operation and association constitutes labour’s power — what is has to work with and who to work for — yet social historians have tended…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • When Does Terrorism Work?

    Edited by Diego Muro

    From ISIS to Canada or France, terrorism continues to dominate headlines and international politics. But far more has been written about the definition and causes of terrorism than about its effectiveness as a method of bringing about political change. Debates about the effectiveness of terrorist…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Africa Under Neoliberalism

    The Politics of Change Since 1980

    By Nana K. Poku

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Africa Under Neoliberalism

    The Politics of Change Since 1980

    By Nana K. Poku

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation

    By Kateřina Vráblíková

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. Most scholars – but also governments, transnational and subnational political institutions, and various foundations – have adopted the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Democratization and Memories of Violence

    Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador

    By Mneesha Gellman

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don’t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

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