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  • Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Erk

    The 1990s were marked by democratic reforms throughout Africa, which went in tandem with decentralization reforms. The chapters of the volume all highlight the gradual changes that have taken place since. Long-term structural uncodified factors – be it societal, economic, geographic, demographic –…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Is Turkey De-Europeanising?

    Encounters with Europe in a Candidate Country, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alper Kaliber, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    This comprehensive edited volume conceptually develops the notion of ‘de-Europeanisation’ as an important development in the literature on Europeanisation, and applies it specifically to the case of Turkey. ‘De-Europeanisation’ is defined as the loss or weakening of the EU/Europe as a normative/…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    1st Edition

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-state governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate, or not, in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Federalism, Secession, and International Recognition Regime

    Iraqi Kurdistan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Danilovich

    Federalism is widely believed to be an efficient tool to quell ethnic conflict, yet recently there has been a pronounced global tendency among ethnic minorities to break away from larger nations. Iraqi Kurdistan, a region within the newly established Iraqi federation, also harbors plans to proclaim…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Understanding the Transformation of Germany’s CDU

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Green, Ed Turner

    This book analyses the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), one of Europe’s most successful and influential political parties. The CDU might have been expected to struggle in the circumstances of a more diverse, secular reunified Germany, yet it has prospered to an extent almost…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground, 1st Edition

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Federalism and the Making of America

    2nd Edition

    By David Brian Robertson

      Though Americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation’s past, present, and future. Federalism—the division of government authority between the national government and the states—affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American. Some of the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England

    1st Edition

    By Steve Leach, John Stewart, George Jones

    English local government is in a state of decline after 40 years of incremental but cumulative centralisation by central government. This book is the first to directly address this trend's impact upon the institution of local government, a crucial element in the democratic viability of a unitary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • European Democracy as Demoi-cracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Cheneval, Sandra Lavenex, Frank Schimmelfennig

    Whereas ‘democracy’ assumes a single demos or people, ‘demoi-cracy’ refers to democratic government and governance in a polity constituted by separate peoples. Since the European Union consists of many demoi with different collective identities, largely separate public spheres, and a predominantly…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Coping with Power Dispersion

    Autonomy, Co-ordination and Control in Multi-Level Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mads Dagnis Jensen, Christel Koop, Michaël Tatham

    The last decades have witnessed a significant shift in policy competencies away from central governments in Europe. The reallocation of competencies spans over three dimensions: upwards, sideways, and downwards. This collection takes the dispersion of powers as a starting point and seeks to assess…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Government and Policy-Making Reform in China

    The Implications of Governing Capacity, 1st Edition

    By Bill K.P. Chou

    China’s rapid economic development has not translated automatically into political development, with many of its institutions still in need of major reform. In the post-Mao era, despite the decentralization of local government with significant administrative and fiscal authority, China’s government…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

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