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  • Social Media and the New Politics of Political Leadership

    Case Studies in Political Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Taras, Richard Davis

    Social Media and the New Politics of Political Leadership examines how political leaders have adapted to the challenges of social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Memes among other means of persuasion. Established political leaders now use social media to grab headlines, set the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, John Alden, Jonathan J. Ring

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government – covering key topics like…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    7th Edition

    By Stephen J Wayne

    The 2016 and 2018 elections are over, but looking ahead to the 2019-2020 election cycle, the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a ‘rigged system,’ voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 3rd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Left Radicalism and Populism in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giorgos Charalambous, Gregoris Ioannou

    While there has been much focus in recent times on the rise of right-wing populism in Europe, there has been surprisingly little material on the phenomenon of left-wing populism. This edited collection seeks to fill that gap with an investigation of the relationship between the radical left and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the US Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Ethnicity and Party Politics in Turkey

    The Rise of the Kurdish Party during the Kurdish Opening Process, 1st Edition

    By Berna Öney

    Delving into Turkey’s political playing field, this book examines how an ethnic party increased its vote shares. The case study looks at the rise of the Kurdish party in Turkey’s 2011 national elections, in relation to the mainstream political parties‘ strategies. The research explores the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabrielle Lynch, Peter VonDoepp

    This volume explores the issues and debates surrounding the ongoing processes of democratization in sub-Saharan Africa, illuminating the central dynamics characterizing Africa’s democratic experiments, and considering the connections between democratization and economic, social, and cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Gendered Electoral Financing

    Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnhild L. Muriaas, Vibeke Wang, Rainbow Murray

    Illustrated by in-depth empirical research from six country studies, Gendered Electoral Financing: Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective is the first cross-regional examination of the nexus between money, gender and political recruitment across the world. Money is assumingly…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • The AKP Since Gezi Park

    Moving to Regime Change in Turkey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    While the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has dominated Turkish politics for a decade and a half, recent years have seen a qualitative change, culminating in the 2017 referendum on the move to a presidential system. This volume focuses on the later years of AKP rule after the first direct…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Electoral Politics in India

    The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suhas Palshikar, Sanjay Kumar, Sanjay Lodha

    The general elections held in 2014 in India — the largest democracy in the world — to elect the 16th Lok Sabha brought in dramatic results. This important volume explains not only the startling victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but also the equally surprising downfall of the Congress…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

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