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  • 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 – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia

    Edited by Shinichiro Tabata

    Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan's leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Democracy in Poland

    Representation, participation, competition and accountability since 1989

    By Anna Gwiazda

    This book assesses the quality of democracy in Poland from the collapse of communism in 1989 up to the 2011 parliamentary election. It presents an in-depth, empirically grounded study comparing two decades of democratic politics. Drawing on democratic theory and comparative politics, the book puts…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe 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 – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Handbook of South American Governance

    Edited by Pia Riggirozzi, Christopher Wylde

    Governance in South America is signified by strategies pursued by state and non-state actors directed to enhancing (some aspect of) their capabilities and powers of agency. It is about the spaces and the practices available, demanded or created to 'make politics happen'. This framework lends…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    Edited by James D. J. Brown, Jeff Kingston

    Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US-Japan defence cooperation. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy

    Edited by Laurence Morel, Matt Qvortrup

    Over the last 30 years referendums have played an increasingly important role in determining government policy. Recent high profile referendums in Scotland, Catalonia and Ukraine have continued the movement towards independence referendums following decolonization and the end of the Cold War. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Disaster Management in Australia

    Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis

    By George Carayannopoulos

    In recent times the frequency and severity of natural disasters has placed a clear emphasis on the ability of governments to plan, prepare and respond in an effective way. Disaster Management in Australia examines government coordination when faced with large scale crises, outlining the challenges…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Expertisation and Democracy in Europe

    Edited by Magdalena Góra, Cathrine Holst, Marta Warat

    Expertisation and Democracy in Europe provides a much-needed account of the role and re-organization of expertise and expert knowledge in Europe and the European Union in a broad range of policy spheres, contributing to the debate triggered by the recent crises. It brings novel perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

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