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  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power

    Edited by Mathilde Chatin, Giulio Gallarotti

    The rise of large and rapidly growing nations is having a significant impact on the global order, as their expanding influence reshapes the structure of power in the international system. These emerging powers are increasingly asserting themselves as major actors on the global scene. Leading this…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Decentralization, Local Governance, and Social Wellbeing in India

    Do Local Governments Matter?

    By Rani D. Mullen

    Over the past three decades, decentralization has been seen as the means for allowing local governments to become more accountable, and for encouraging the deepening of democracy and the building of village communities. By drawing on original village-level case studies of six villages in three…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Ukraine in Crisis

    Edited by Nicolai Petro

    In this comprehensive volume, Canadian, Ukrainian, and American scholars examine various aspects of the Ukrainian crisis, and consider its impact on Europe. The chapters include topics such as: Russian narratives about Ukraine; the conflicting assumptions underlying their divergent nation-building…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Is Turkey De-Europeanising?

    Encounters with Europe in a Candidate Country

    Edited by Alper Kaliber, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    This comprehensive edited volume conceptually develops the notion of ‘de-Europeanisation’ as an important development in the literature on Europeanisation, and applies it specifically to the case of Turkey. ‘De-Europeanisation’ is defined as the loss or weakening of the EU/Europe as a normative/…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • The Politics of Decentralisation in Cambodia

    By Netra Eng

    International development efforts have increasingly focussed on governance and institutional reform as a means to address poverty and accountability, in particular decentralisation reform wherein public officials are held accountable for their decisions and responses to the voices and demands of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Labor/management Relations Among Government Employees

    By Harry Kershen

    Includes articles which offer a mix of theoretical analysis, case history and empirical research, interspersed with good, practical advice from those who have sat long hours at the bargaining table.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Public Sector Contemporary Issues

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The Liberal Peace Challenged

    Edited by Joakim Ojendal, Isabell Schierenbeck, Caroline Hughes

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding in order to improve quality and enhance precision…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 6th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Cal Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most even-handed, readable, and engaging description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the book students are encouraged to connect…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

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