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  • Complaining to the Authorities in Russia

    Tradition and Modernization

    By Elena Bogdanova

    Utilizing extensive original research, in-depth interviews, archival materials, original texts, and examples of methods of complaint in soviet and contemporary Russia this book demonstrates the transformation of the bureaucracy of complaint from the late soviet period to today. It highlights the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • 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

  • Discovering American Regionalism

    An Introduction to Regional Intergovernmental Organizations

    By David Young Miller, Jen Nelles

    Regions are difficult to govern – coordinating policies across local jurisdictional boundaries in the absence of a formal regional government gives rise to enormous challenges. Yet some degree of coordination is almost always essential for local governments to effectively fulfill their…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 

  • American Public Policymaking

    Issues in Governance

    By Matt Grossmann

    Students frequently take a course in public policy because they are deeply interested in the controversial issues covered, from national health care and climate change to immigration reform and education. But they also often struggle to connect the policy issues they care about with the difficult…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Developmental Regionalism, Peace and Economic Transformation in Southern Africa

    Edited by Said Adejumobi, Cyril. L Obi

    Regionalism discourse has assumed that by promoting strong regional economic and political cooperation, and facilitating collective policy choices and harmonization at the regional level, nation-states and their peoples will be able to enjoy accelerated economic growth, enhanced standard of living,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Studies in Peace, Conflict and Security in Africa

  • 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

  • Regional Parliaments

    Effective Actors in EU Policy-Making?

    Edited by Gabriele Abels, Anna-Lena Hogenauer

    In an attempt to strengthen the legitimacy of EU policy-making, the 2009 Lisbon Treaty strengthened the principle of parliamentary control in EU affairs. This pertains to parliaments at all levels ranging from the regional to the supranational level. This book analyses the potential of regional…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Library of Legislative Studies

  • 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

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16 

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast, and Central Asia, this handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 

  • 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 

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