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  • Swiss Federalism

    The Transformation of a Federal Model, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Vatter

    The political and economic crisis of EU integration has made it increasingly apparent how challenging it is to bring together different sovereign cultures, languages and regions into a single political system. Switzerland – being one of the three classic federations in the world – can provide…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Hegemony and the US‒Japan Alliance

    1st Edition

    By Misato Matsuoka

    It is widely recognised that the increasing importance of the US‒Japan alliance is strongly linked to emerging threats in the Asia Pacific, with China’s rise and the ambitions of North Korea having brought the two allies closer together. This book, however, seeks to question whether these factors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • The EU–Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China

    The Crisis of Liberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Berkofsky, Christopher W. Hughes, Paul Midford, Marie Söderberg

    Both the European Union and Japan have been major beneficiaries and supporters of the liberal international order, first led by the United States since the end of World War II. During this period, they have emerged as global powers, however, the very order that nurtured their rise is now facing…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Contending Theories on Development Aid

    Post-Cold War Evidence from Africa, 1st Edition

    By Leslie O. Omoruyi

    This title was first published in 2001: This thorough and comprehensive examination of the nature and pattern of post-Cold War aid to sub-Saharan Africa provides incisive, comparative case studies of the motivations behind the foreign aid policies of key members of the Development Association…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democratization in South Asia

    Lessons from American Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Mahfuzul H. Chowdhury

    Title first published in 2003. Chowdhury looks at the problems of democratization and development as it relates to building democratic institutions in the newly democratizing countries such as Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the Labour Movement in the 'New South Africa'

    1st Edition

    By Franco Barchiesi

    Edited by Tom Bramble

    Title first published in 2003. In recognition of the power of organised labour, the ANC Government elected in 1994 granted South Africa's unions unprecedented legal and constitutional rights. Despite these gains, the country's unions have faced a fresh set of challenges, many of them emanating from…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Engendering the Environment? Gender in the World Bank's Environmental Policies

    1st Edition

    By Priya A. Kurian

    This title was first published in 2000. Priya Kurian’s research offers environmental policy scholarship a new, theoretically rich, and empirically validated approach to understanding the significance of gender to environmental policy.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Land Reform in Zimbabwe: Constraints and Prospects

    1st Edition

    By Colin Stoneman

    Edited by T.A.S. Bowyer-Bower

    This title was first published in 2000. Drs Tanya Bowyer-Bower and Colin Stoneman compile the views of top researchers, members of Government, civil society, NGOs, funders, and Zimbabwe’s three farmers’ unions. The history of land reform in Zimbabwe is addressed and the current proposed reform…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Davide Farah, Elena Cima

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Globalization without local concerns can endanger relevant issues such as good governance, human…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz

    In the past few years, constitutional courts have been presented with new challenges. The world financial crisis, the new wave of terrorism, mass migration and other country-specific problems have had wide-ranging effects on the old and embedded constitutional standards and judicial constructions.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Arctic Environmental Cooperation

    A Study in Governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Monica Tennberg

    This title was first published in 2000:  The book analyses the development of arctic environmental cooperation since the late 1980s until the establishment of the Arctic Council in 1996. The study is based on the discourse analysis of statement, documents and interviews by the different actors…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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