Devolution Products

  • European Democracy as Demoi-cracy

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Devolution and Public Policy

    Edited by Michael Keating, Nicola Mcewen

    The United Kingdom, Spain and Belgium have all undergone political devolution in recent years, with powers transferred from central government to regions and nations within these states. There is a rich literature on devolution, but surprisingly little on its consequences for public policy. This…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Coping with Power Dispersion

    Autonomy, Co-ordination and Control in Multi-Level Systems

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Understanding the Transformation of Germany’s CDU

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Invention of Scotland (Routledge Revivals)

    The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present

    By Murray G. H. Pittock

    A dynasty of high ability and great charm, the Stuarts exerted a compelling fascination over their supporters and enemies alike. First published in 1991, this title assesses the influence of the Stuart mystique on the modern political and cultural identity of Scotland. Murray Pittock traces the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Accounting in Politics

    Devolution and Democratic Accountability

    Edited by Mahmoud Ezzamel, Noel Hyndman, Åge Johnsen, Irvine Lapsley

    This book looks at the effectiveness of the 1999 restructuring of the UK through the establishment of the Scottish Parliament and the Assemblies for Northern Ireland and Wales, considering the process of devolution and its consequences on the key mechanisms of accounting and democratic…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • Political Opposition and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Elliott Green, Johanna Söderström, Emil Uddhammar

    This book takes a closer look at the role and meaning of political opposition for the development of democracy across sub-Saharan Africa. Why is room for political opposition in most cases so severely limited? Under what circumstances has the political opposition been able to establish itself in a…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    Democracy is above all about majority rule. But which majority should rule if a part of a country wants to secede and become independent? Should the majority of the whole country decide? Or only the majority in the part that seeks to become independent be allowed to vote? Referendums and democracy…

    Hardback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Paradox of Federalism

    Does Self-Rule Accommodate or Exacerbate Ethnic Divisions?

    Edited by Jan Erk, Lawrence M. Anderson

    The paradox of federalism is about whether self-rule accommodates or exacerbates ethnic divisions. A federal arrangement which formally recognizes ethno-linguistic diversity to help manage divisions can also pave the way for eventual disintegration. The case studies in this book cover a wide…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Routledge

  • Federalism and the Making of America

    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. In this nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2011-08-09
    Routledge

  • Why Regions Matter: Small Worlds in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Ailsa Henderson

    Bringing together experts on regionalism and federalism this collection explores the impact of legislative regions on parties and voters. It reflects on the 1980 publication of Small Worlds by David Elkins and Richard Simeon, which outlined how and why voters and policies differ across Canadian…

    Hardback – 2011-06-01
    Routledge

  • New Challenges for Stateless Nationalist and Regionalist Parties

    Edited by Eve Hepburn

    Throughout Europe, stateless nationalist and regionalist parties have moved from ‘niche’ actors in party systems to mainstream political players. No longer the ‘outsider’ in party politics, these parties have successfully entered government at the regional and state levels and many have been…

    Hardback – 2010-06-30
    Routledge

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