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  • Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of a well-informed public’s choices, and careful public expenditure management is at the core of a well-functioning state. However, most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, the core concepts are rarely explained in a way…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era

    Adapting to Stabilisation, Protection & New Threats

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Chiyuki Aoi, John Karlsrud

    This edited volume offers a thorough review of peacekeeping theory and reality in contemporary contexts, and aligns the two to help inform practice. Recent UN peacekeeping operations have challenged the traditional peacekeeping principles of consent, impartiality and the minimum use of force. The…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • EU Policies in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Gerda Falkner

    European integration is in a time of multiple crises, which has a profound impact on different EU policies. This book presents a major collaborative research project uniting international colleagues in the quest for developing a theory: when and how will crisis induce policy breakthrough as opposed…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    As a fast growing global peasant movement with members in 80 countries around the world, La Vía Campesina (LVC) has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalization of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of peasants in the processes of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • 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 – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 9th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    How politics in America works today, how it got that way, and how it’s likely to change through reform—these are the themes that pervade every chapter of Cal Jillson’s highly lauded American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change. America’s past is present in all aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Legacies and Futures After Lee Kuan Yew

    By Kenneth Paul Tan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance and legislative monopoly in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Presidentialism in Turkey

    Instability and Change

    By Serap Gur

    Parliamentarism has been a presiding characteristic of the Turkish political tradition since the 1876 Ottoman constitution. In 1923, with the founding of the Turkish Republic, modern parliamentarism was implemented in Turkey. Since that time, Turkish politics has been turbulent, with four military…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the Middle East

  • Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Subjects, Citizens and Law

    Colonial and independent India

    Edited by Gunnel Cederlöf, Sanjukta Das Gupta

    This volume investigates how, where and when subjects and citizens come into being, assert themselves and exercise subjecthood or citizenship in the formation of modern India. It argues for the importance of understanding legal practice – how rights are performed in dispute and negotiation – from…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge India

  • Judicial Politics in Mexico

    The Supreme Court and the Transition to Democracy

    Edited by Andrea Castagnola, Saul Lopez Noriega

    After more than seventy years of uninterrupted authoritarian government headed by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), Mexico formally began the transition to democracy in 2000. Unlike most other new democracies in Latin America, no special Constitutional Court was set up, nor was there…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

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