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  • Dynamics of Transformation, Elite Change and New Social Mobilization

    Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen

    Edited by Heiko Wimmen, Muriel Asseburg

    The political transformations initiated by the so-called Arab Spring in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen have been marked by strong political contention, continued social mobilization and, albeit to different degrees, weak central state institutions. This book proposes that, rather than agreed…

    Hardback – 2017-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Mediterranean Politics

  • Populism in Western Europe

    Comparing Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands

    By Teun Pauwels

    Despite the increasing academic interest in populism, we still lack understanding of individual factors contributing to populist voting. One of the main reasons for this is that populism is almost always attached to other ideologies which makes it difficult to isolate factors. This book draws on…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Catholicism and Nationalism

    Changing Nature of Party Politics

    By Madalena Meyer Resende

    This book addresses the adaptation of nationalism to the sharing of sovereignty with other nations in supranational arrangements beyond the state or with nations and nationalities within the state. It compares two cases, Poland and Spain, where the outcome of this processes of transformation…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Politics of National Identity in Italy

    Immigration and 'Italianità'

    By Eva Garau

    This book focuses on the politics of national identity in Italy. Only a unified country for just over 150 years, Italian national identity is perhaps more contingent than longer established nations such as France or the UK.   The book investigates when, how and why the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Christian Communities in the Middle East

    Faith, Identity and Integration

    By Fiona McCallum

    The Christian communities in the Middle East exist in an environment where religion has retained strong social significance but society is dominated by a different faith. This work explores the different historical processes of state building to examine regime policies towards the Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and 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 – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Democratic Transformations in Europe 31

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Yvette Peters, Michael Tatham

    Democracies evolve. Their evolution is not only key to their survival; it is also a reflection of the changing environment in which they operate. This book contributes to the analysis and understanding of how democratic states have transformed over time by examining a number of challenges and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Dynamics of Political Change in Ireland

    Making and Breaking a Divided Island

    Edited by Niall O' Dochartaigh, Katy Hayward, Elizabeth Meehan

    This book examines the interrelated dynamics of political action, ideology and state structures in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, emphasising the wider UK and European contexts in which they are nested. It makes a significant and unique contribution to wider European and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Islam and International Relations

    Fractured Worlds

    By Mustapha Kamal Pasha

    Islam and International Relations: Fractured Worlds reframes and radically disrupts perceived understanding of the nature and location of Islamic impulses in International Relations. This collection of innovative essays presents an alternative reading of contestation and entanglement between Islam…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations

    Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions

    By Gorana Grgic

    In the last years of their existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) found themselves facing a similar and very grim state of affairs. After their disintegration, the former Yugoslav republics spiralled into a set of ethnic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Policy Change Under New Democratic Capitalism

    Edited by Hideko Magara

    Democratic capitalism in developed countries has been facing an unprecedented crisis since 2008. Its political manageability is declining sharply. Both democracy and capitalism now involve crucial risks that are significantly more serious than those observed in earlier periods. The notion of policy…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

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