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  • 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 – 2018-06-08 
    Democratization Studies

  • The Selection of Politicians in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Xavier Coller, Guillermo Cordero, Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo

    Selecting candidates for elections is a major goal of political parties and a major function of political regimes in democratic systems. With the negative effects of the economic crisis being seen to translate into changes in voting patterns, and citizens using elections to punish parties in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • 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 – 2018-05-15 
    South European Society and Politics

  • 60 years of France and Europe

    Edited by Helen Drake, Chris Reynolds

    2017 marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome and the starting point for today’s European Union. Since then, the project has indisputably come a very long way and has undergone major changes in direction. However, one constant throughout has been the central role played by…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Justifying Dictatorship

    Studies in Autocratic Legitimation

    Edited by Alexander Dukalskis, Johannes Gerschewski

    How do dictatorships justify their rule and with what effects? This and similar questions guide the contributions to this edited volume. Despite the recent resurgence of political science scholarship on autocratic resilience many questions remain unanswered about the role of legitimation in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 

  • The Demise and Rebirth of American Third Parties

    Poised for Political Revival?

    By Bernard Tamas

    Virtually all academic books on American third parties in the last half-century assume that they have largely disappeared. This book challenges that orthodoxy by explaining the (temporary) decline of third parties, demonstrating through the latest evidence that they are enjoying a resurgence, and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 

  • The Promise of Democratic Equality in the United States

    By Douglas D. Roscoe

    The Promise of Democratic Equality in the United States explores the ways in which the American political system fails to fully respect political equality. Douglas D. Roscoe argues these deficiencies are not necessarily failures of justice, but often reflect attempts to balance important but…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26 

  • State Capacity, Economic Control, and Authoritarian Elections

    By Merete Bech Seeberg

    Although the phenomenon of authoritarian elections has been a focal point for the literature on authoritarian institutions for more than a decade, our understanding of the effect of authoritarian elections is still limited. Combining evidence from cross-national studies with studies on selected…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge Studies in Elections, Democracy and Autocracy

  • Trumping Ethical Norms

    Teachers, Preachers, Pollsters, and the Media Respond to Donald Trump

    Edited by L. Sandy Maisel, Hannah E. Dineen

    Questions of ethics and politics have a long tradition in the classroom as well as the political world. Those who act in the political realm – including the media, political strategists and consultants, educators, and religious leaders – are in professions for which a clear code of conduct or an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20 

  • Authoritarian Stability in the South Caucasus

    Voting preferences, autocratic responses and regime stability in Armenia and Georgia

    Edited by Matteo Fumagalli, Koba Turmanidze

    In recent years, competitive authoritarianism has become an increasingly common form of non-democratic politics. What is the relationship between the demand for particular public policies and a regime’s durability in office in such cases? How does policy-making interact with organizational power,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 

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