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  • Judicial Review and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    Power, Domination and the Courts

    By Scott E. Lemieux, David J. Watkins

    For decades, the question of judicial review’s status in a democratic political system has been adjudicated through the framework of what Alexander Bickel labelled "the counter-majoritarian difficulty." That is, the idea that judicial review is particularly problematic for democracy because it…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Politics in the Republic of Ireland

    6th Edition

    Edited by John Coakley, Michael Gallagher

    Politics in the Republic of Ireland is now available in a fully revised sixth edition. Building on the success of the previous five editions, it continues to provide an authoritative introduction to all aspects of the government and politics in the Republic of Ireland. Written by some of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Guatemala, The Question of Genocide

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Irish Elections 1948-77: Results and Analysis

    Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2

    Edited by Michael Gallagher

    This book is the second in the series Sources for the Study of Irish Politics, which is produced by the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI). The aim of the PSAI is to promote the professional study of politics in and of Ireland, and the aim of the series is to make more widely available…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The European Union and E-Voting (Electronic Voting)

    Edited by Fernando Mendez, Alexander H. Trechsel

    This is the first book to systematically evaluate e-voting from the wider European perspective. It focuses on the European experience, thereby raising key issues at the heart of the social sciences, legal scholarship and technology studies in a penetrating and interdisciplinary manner. It coincides…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Labor/management Relations Among Government Employees

    By Harry Kershen

    Includes articles which offer a mix of theoretical analysis, case history and empirical research, interspersed with good, practical advice from those who have sat long hours at the bargaining table.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Public Sector Contemporary Issues

  • Walking Methods

    Biographical Research on the Move

    By Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts

    Social research methods are being transformed by digital technologies and developments in narrative, visual, biographic and performative work. This book introduces and explores walking as an innovative new method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Political Participation, Diffused Governance, and the Transformation of Democracy

    Patterns of Change

    By Yvette Peters

    Although democratic governments have introduced a number of institutional reforms in part intended to increase citizens’ political involvement, studies show a continued decline in regular political engagement. This book examines different forms of political participation in democracies, and in what…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • When Democracies Collapse

    Assessing Transitions to Non-Democratic Regimes in the Contemporary World

    By Luca Tomini

    While the process of democratization is nowadays an established scholarship, the reverse process of de-democratization has generated less attention even when the regression or even breakdown of democracy occurred on a regular basis over past decades. This book investigates both the different…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Neoliberalism and the Transforming Left in India

    A contradictory manifesto

    By Ritanjan Das

    West Bengal has often been perceived as somewhat of an aberration in the wider context of a rather chaotic Indian democracy, as the Left Front (spearheaded by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, CPIM) demonstrated a rare instance of political stability, decisively winning seven consecutive…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Public Policy in the United States

    Challenges, Opportunities, and Changes, 6th Edition

    By Mark E. Rushefsky

    Offering the widest breadth of policy issue coverage on the market, the sixth edition of this well-regarded text covers events through the 2016 elections and beyond.  Though the content has been extensively and thoughtfully revised and updated, the sixth edition maintains its clear approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Crisis in Higher Education

    A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

    By Mark A. Vonderembse

    While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press
    Resource Management

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