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  • The Populist Radical Left in Europe

    Edited by Giorgos Katsambekis, Alexandros Kioupkiolis

    This volume fills a crucial gap in the literature about left-wing politics and populism, its relation to governance and political power and the role of the Populist Radical Left in a rapidly changing Europe…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Party System Change, the European Crisis and the State of Democracy

    Edited by Marco Lisi

    Party systems are crucial elements for the functioning of political systems and representative democracies. With several European countries experiencing significant changes recently, it is necessary to update our knowledge. This volume analyzes party system change in Europe in the 21st century (…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • American Civic and Political Behavior

    Engaging Students as Citizens

    By J. Cherie Strachan, Michael R. Wolf

    With a focus on youth political participation, American Civic and Political Behavior puts the basics of polling and voting into a broad context of democratic theory and civic engagement. Covering everything from the Founding to social media and online recruitment, this text speaks directly to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Presidents and the Media

    The Communicator in Chief

    By Stephen E. Frantzich

    Is Donald Trump’s "War on the Media" new news, fake news, or business as usual? Presidents have always "used" the media and felt abused by it. Tried and true vehicles such as press conferences, routine speeches and the State of the Union address have served presidents’ interests and received…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Media and Power

  • Transforming Rebel Movements in Croatia and Macedonia

    From Bullets to Ballots

    By Dane Taleski

    The transition from war to democracy in countries such as South Africa, Sri Lanka, Mozambique, El Salvador and Cambodia have witnessed the transformation of former soldiers and rebel actions into political actors and parties. Exploring the electoral success of political parties formed by rebel…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Southeast European Studies

  • Liberal Parties in Europe

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Caroline Close

    This book investigates how liberal parties have evolved over time as a party family, in a comparative perspective.The history of liberal parties in Europe is peculiar and the origins of the liberal family are not clearly defined. Liberal parties are still quite heterogeneous given the various…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Party Families in Europe

  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 

  • Reforming the Presidential Nominating Process

    Front-Loading's Consequences and the National Primary Solution

    By Lisa K. Parshall

    The 2020 presidential selection process is already underway. As the political parties finalize their nominating rules and the states jostle for an advantageous contest date, potential challengers are being identified and sized up by party insiders. Once again, media and popular attention will be…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Interpreting Congressional Elections

    The Curious Case of the Incumbency Effect

    By Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    The increase in the "incumbency effect" has long dominated as a research focus and as a framework for interpreting congressional elections. This important new book challenges the empirical claim that incumbents are doing better and the research paradigm that accompanied the claim. It also offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 

  • The AKP Since Gezi Park

    Moving to regime change in Turkey

    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 – 2018-06-15 
    South European Society and Politics

  • Challenges of Democracy in the 21st Century

    Concepts, Methods, Causality and the Quality of Democracy

    Edited by Luca Tomini, Giulia Sandri

    The effectiveness and capacity of survival of democratic regimes has been recently and widely questioned in the public and political debate. Both democratic institutions and political actors are increasingly confronted with rapid economic and societal transformations that, at least according to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Democratization Studies

  • Rise of Saffron Power

    Reflections on Indian Politics

    Edited by Mujibur Rehman

    This volume looks at the impact of the landmark 2014 elections and the consequent Assembly elections which have transformed the ideological discourse of India. It discusses a variety of topical issues in contemporary Indian politics, including the Modi wave, Aam Aadmi Party and the challenges it is…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge India

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