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  • The Democratic Party of Japan in Power

    Challenges and Failures

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Koichi Nakano

    When the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in September 2009, Japanese citizens expected the imminent arrival of a new political era, characterized by a two-party system. However, in addition to the triple disasters of March 2011, the DPJ faced numerous difficulties arising from its…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 

  • The Differentiated Politicisation of European Governance

    Edited by Pieter de Wilde, Anna Leupold, Henning Schmidtke

    This book on the differentiated politicisation of European governance provides an overview of research on the growing salience of EU governance, polarisation of opinion and expansion of actors and audiences engaged in monitoring and influencing EU affairs in the national context. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    West European Politics

  • Policing

    Conceptualisations and Practices of Security

    By Michael Kempa, Clifford Shearing, Julie Berg

    Policing draws upon a review of recent literature and ongoing research pertaining to innovations in policing, particularly in North America, the United Kingdom, Southern Africa, South America and Australia. It explores conceptions, institutions and technologies for policing in the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Political Change in Switzerland

    From Stability to Uncertainty

    By Clive H. Church

    Political Change in Switzerland explains the striking recent political developments in Switzerland, an important but surprisingly little known and often misunderstood country, aiming to dissipate prevailing myths about Switzerland in its European context. Firstly, the title provides an analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Politics in Scotland

    Edited by Duncan McTavish

    Politics in Scotland is an authoritative introduction to the contemporary political landscape in Scotland and an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Scottish Politics. Written by leading experts in the field, it is coherently organised to provide a clear and comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20 

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    Sudden change in North Africa manifested through popular protests followed by the end of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya revitalised the scholarly concern with democracy in the region. Democratisation and democracy received fresh attention in the ‘Arab Spring’. Arab citizens…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 

  • Environmental Politics in Latin America

    Elite dynamics, the left tide and sustainable development

    Edited by Benedicte Bull, Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Stoen

    Since colonial times the position of the social, political and economic elites in Latin America has been intimately connected to their control over natural resources. Consequently, struggles to protect the environment from over-exploitation and contamination have been related to marginalized groups…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Modernising School Governance

    Corporate planning and expert handling in state education

    By Andrew Wilkins

    Modernising School Governance examines the impact of recent market-based reforms on the role of governors in the English state education system. A focus of the book concerns how government and non-government demands for ‘strong governance’ have been translated to mean improved performance…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Practice Theory and Research

    Exploring the dynamics of social life

    Edited by Gert Spaargaren, Don Weenink, Machiel Lamers

    There has been an upsurge in scholarship concerned with theories of social practices in various fields including sociology, geography and management studies. This book provides a systematic introduction and overview of recent formulations of practice theory organised around three important themes:…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 

  • Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh

    Forty Years of Experience

    Edited by Nizam Ahmed

    Good policies are an important prerequisite of good governance, and any effort to change one is likely to affect the other. In emerging democracies, such as Bangladesh, a redefinition of roles and responsibilities of different actors in the policy and governing process can be noticed. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation

    Edited by Adam Bumpus, James Tansey, Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Chukwumerije Okereke

    Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security. Despite advances in policy, carbon management and continuing development of clean technology, fundamental business transformation has not…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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