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  • Urban Activism in India

    Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics

    By Martin Webb

    This book explores the intersections between good governance initiatives and rights activism, between different normative conceptions of how the citizen-state relationship should be, and the projects and practices which flow from them. In an era in which subscribing to transparency, accountability,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Refugee Governance, State and Politics in the Middle East

    By Zeynep Şahin Mencütek

    The movement of displaced people, migrants, and refugees has become increasingly important around the world, leading to a need for increased scrutiny of global responses and policies toward migration. This book focuses on the Middle East, where many nations are part of this global phenomenon as…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Canada and Colonial Genocide

    Edited by Andrew Woolford, Jeff Benvenuto

    Settler colonialism in Canada has traditionally been portrayed as a gentler, if not benevolent, colonialism—especially in contrast to the Indian Wars in the United States. This national mythology has penetrated into comparative genocide studies, where Canadian case studies are rarely discussed in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    This book examines the vision and strategy of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ), which has become one of the key objectives of the European Union (EU). Recent events have also highlighted the saliency of several of the policy issues at the heart of the AFSJ. Amongst them, one…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-State governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate or not in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Fiascos in Public Policy and Foreign Policy

    Edited by Kai Oppermann, Alexander Spencer

    The collection brings together scholars from Public Policy and Foreign Policy to address the theme of policy fiascos. So far research on failure and fiascos in both Public Policy and Foreign Policy has existed independent of each other with very little communication between the two sub-disciplines.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Comparative Perspectives on the Substance of EU Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Anne Wetzel, Jan Orbie, Fabienne Bossuyt

    This volume examines the substance of European Union (EU) democracy promotion by comparing it with norms of governance that other international actors promote, among them the United Nations, the United States, the Central and East European EU member states, Russia, China and non-governmental…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State

    Edited by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe, Anouk de Koning

    In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones. In this book, we analyze the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Global Insurrectional Politics

    Edited by Nevzat Soguk

    The recent Arab uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East have attracted scholarly attention as popular movements with novel transnational and religious dimensions. What became known as the Arab Spring can be read as part of a broader politics of normative defiance of predominant political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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