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  • The Radical Left Party Family in Western Europe, 1989-2015

    By Paolo Chiocchetti

    This book provides an innovative analysis and interpretation of the overall trajectory of the Western European radical left from 1989 to 2015. After the collapse of really existing communism, this party family renewed itself and embarked on a recovery path, seeking to fill the vacuum of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Personal Diplomacy in the EU

    Political Leadership and Critical Junctures of European Integration

    By Roland Vogt

    At a time when the economic troubles and bailouts of Greece and other European economies are casting significant doubt on the future viability of the Eurozone and the EU, it is crucial to examine how the political will necessary to make major changes in the integration process comes about. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • France’s Political Institutions at 50

    Edited by Emiliano Grossman, Nicolas Sauger

    Fifty years after the creation of the Fifth Republic, French politics is undergoing profound changes. The election of Nicolas Sarkozy has announced a general review of the French political system. A special committee – the comité constitutionnel – is currently drafting a catalogue of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Rethinking the French New Right

    Alternatives to Modernity

    By Tamir Bar-On

    This book focuses on the philosophy, politics and impact of the 'New Right' which originated in France and has since influenced activism, ideology and policy in a number of European countries. This book explores the idea that revolutionaries do not necessarily need to come from the left, nor…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sebe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

  • The Changing Face of Western Communism

    Edited by David Childs

    This book, first published in 1980, provides both a broad review and detailed analysis of the major issues that had been affecting the changing relations between Moscow and the other European Communist parties. In discussing the Spanish, Italian, French and Scandinavian communist parties the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revolution and Reaction in Modern France

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1892, this book describes the development of political thought and political parties in ‘modern’ France. It starts by discussing the French Revolution of 1789 and closes with the Paris Commune of 1871. The book is not written strictly in chronological order but rather focuses on…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Parliamentary Representation in France

    Edited by Olivier Costa

    Despite real improvements since the beginning of the last decade, legislative studies are still underdeveloped in France, compared to other modern democracies. This weakness is linked to the characteristics of the political system itself: the Constitution of 1958 has created a semi-presidential…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Library of Legislative Studies

  • Dynamics in the French Constitution

    Decoding French Republican Ideas

    By David Marrani

    The promulgation of the Fifth French Republic Constitution in 1958 marked the end of a complex constitutional history that has since 1789 seen more than twenty constitutions and five Republics. Lasting now for more than fifty years, the Fifth Republic Constitution has proven to be the right…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Globalised Football

    Nations and Migration, the City and the Dream

    Edited by Nina Clara Tiesler, Joao Nuno Coelho

    When studying the social phenomena in and around football, five major aspects of globalisation processes become evident: international migration, the global flow of capital, the syncretistic nature of tradition and modernity in contemporary culture, new experiences of time and space and the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France

    When the Opposition Governs

    By Koichi Nakano

    Decentralization is a curious policy for a central government to pursue. If politics is essentially about the struggle for power, why would anyone want to give away the power that one struggled for and won? This book argues that it is precisely party competition in search of power that propels…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

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