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  • U.S. Media and Elections in Flux

    Dynamics and Strategies

    By David A. Jones

    Paid, earned, and social media are all crucial elements of modern electioneering, yet there is a scarcity of supplementary texts for campaigns and election courses that cover all types of media. Equally, media and politics courses cover election-related topics, yet there are few books that cover…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • The Student Struggle Factor

    Redefining the American Educational System

    By Lauren Wood

    A revolution is occurring among parents who see their children failing because of a broken education system. This book joins the change movement by approaching the topic of education policy from the front lines as a direct advocate for students. The author argues that at federal, state and local…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Occupying Subjectivity

    Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century

    Edited by Chris Rossdale

    This book explores a variety of forms of radical political subjectivity. It takes its cue from the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the Occupy Movement and the European Anti-Austerity Movement, alongside the wider opposition to authoritarian and neoliberal forms of governance…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Federal Democracies

    Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil

    By Lucas I. González

    Tensions between central authorities and subnational units over centralization and fiscal autonomy are on top of the political agenda in many developing federal countries. This book examines historical changes in the balance between the resources that presidents and governors control and the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • Remaking Post-Industrial Cities

    Lessons from North America and Europe

    Edited by Donald K. Carter

    Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting a holistic approach to restoring post-industrial cities. Developed…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 

  • Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe

    Into the Mainstream?

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Sarah L. de Lange, Matthijs Rooduijn

    Radical right-wing populist parties, such as Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom, Marine Le Pen’s National Front or Nigel Farage’s UKIP, are becoming increasingly influential in Western European democracies. Their electoral support is growing, their impact on policy-making is substantial, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • China's Governance Model

    Flexibility and Durability of Pragmatic Authoritarianism

    By Hongyi Lai

    Many books on government in China either simply describe the political institutions or else focus, critically, on the weaknesses of the system, such as corruption or the absence of Western-style democracy. This book, on the other hand, takes a more balanced, more positive view. This view is based…

    Paperback – 2016-03-09 
    China Policy Series

  • Campaigning in the Twenty-First Century

    Activism, Big Data, and Dark Money, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis W. Johnson

    In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated techniques of modern campaigning—micro-targeting,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 

  • Political Campaigns in the United States

    By Richard K. Scher

    This book is an interpretive analysis of political campaigns in America: Instead of focusing on how campaigns are designed and run, it investigates the role campaigns play in our American politics, and the close symbiosis between campaigns and those politics. The text examines how campaigns are an…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 

  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Governance and Project Management in Post-Conflict Settings

    Theory and Practice

    By Tat Puthsodary

    Post-conflict countries typically have failing infrastructure, personnel shortages, and budget deficits. They often run the risk of relapse into violence, population conflicts, bureaucratic chaos and corruption, broken economic stature, and limited access to goods. This book provides a historical…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Political Representation

    Roles, representatives and the represented

    Edited by Marc Bühlmann, Jan Fivaz

    In an ideal democracy, representatives would entirely reflect citizens’ views, preferences and wishes in their legislative work. However, real-life democracies do not meet this ideal and citizens’ policy preferences and priorities are mirrored only inadequately. This book provides new insights on…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

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