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  • The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938-1968

    By Ana Miljacki

    The Optimum Imperative examines architecture’s multiple entanglements within the problem of Socialist lifestyle in postwar Czechoslovakia. Situated in the period loosely bracketed by the signing of the Munich accords in 1938, which affected Czechoslovakia’s entrance into World War II, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06 

  • Corporatism and Fascism

    The Corporatist Wave in Europe

    Edited by Antonio Costa Pinto

    This book is the first conceptual and comparative empirical work on the relation between corporatism and dictatorships, bringing both fields under a joint conceptual umbrella. It operationalizes the concepts of social and political corporatism, diffusion and critical junctures and their particular…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Promoting National Priorities in EU Foreign Policy

    The Czech Republic’s Foreign Policy in the EU

    By Tomas Weiss

    How do smaller member states promote their interests in EU foreign policy and external relations? EU membership can be seen to affect member states’ foreign policy in two ways, either by restricting national policies or empowering states in a challenging global environment. There is a general…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Contemporary Italian Politics

    By Simon Parker, Paolo Natale

    This book provides students with the most comprehensive and incisive introduction available to the intricacies of the Italian political system. Written in an accessible and student-friendly style, this up-to-date textbook features: an introduction to Italian political history from 1943 to the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • Mafia-type Organisations and Extortion in Italy

    The Camorra in Campania

    Edited by Giacomo Di Gennaro, Antonio La Spina

    Mafia-type organizations generate several distorting effects on the economy. In Italy their presence is endemic, and not only in Southern regions such as Sicily, Campania or Calabria. Such organizations endure the fierce and continuous pressure exerted by Italian anti-mafia policy, maybe the most…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • On Extremism and Democracy in Europe

    By Cas Mudde

    On Extremism and Democracy in Europe is a collection of short and accessible essays on the far right, populism, Euroscepticism, and liberal democracy by one of the leading academic and public voices today. It includes both sober, fact-based analysis of the often sensationalized "rise of the far…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Turkish-Russian Relations

    Competition and Cooperation in Eurasia

    By Fatma Aslı Kelkitli

    As the two most influential and powerful actors in Eurasia the nature of the Turkish-Russian relationship affects the situation in the Black Sea, South Caucasus, Central Asia and Middle East and steers the foreign policy formulations of both regional states and global powers. Examining post-Cold…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 

  • Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • States of Democracy

    Gender and Politics in the European Union

    Edited by Yvonne Galligan

    The multi-layered political system of the European Union offers a unique environment for the study of comparative democracy. Its policies seek to give effect to an agreed range of values, including that of gender equality.   This book explores gender equality and democratic politics in Europe. It…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

  • Party Members and Activists

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Anika Gauja

    Membership of political parties is diverse. Not everyone participates and those who do, do not participate in the same way. This book engages with the debate over the significance and future of political parties as membership organisations and presents the first broad comparative analysis of party…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Louis Brennan, Philomena Murray

    This book examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in both Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative perspectives between the two regions. Comprising contributions from scholars, analysts and policymakers, this volume explores and debates how and why regional bodies such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The EU and Russia in Their 'Contested Neighbourhood'

    Multiple External Influences, Policy Transfer and Domestic Change

    By Laure Delcour

    The literature on the European Union influence’s in its Eastern neighbourhood has tended to focus on EU-level policies and prioritize EU-related variables. This book seeks to overcome this EU-centric approach by connecting EU policy transfer to the domestic and regional environment in which it…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy

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