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  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Selection of Ministers around the World

    Edited by Keith Dowding, Patrick Dumont

    Governing cabinets are composed of ministers who come and go even as governments march on. They work for the chief executive, the prime minister or the president, for their parties and for the constituent groups from which they come. They are chosen for their role and dismissed from it for all…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change

    Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War

    By Alejandro Quiroz Flores

    Political leaders need ministers to help them rule and so conventional wisdom suggests that leaders appoint competent ministers to their cabinet. This book shows this is not necessarily the case. It examines the conditions that facilitate survival in ministerial office and how they are linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Patrick Henry

    Proclaiming a Revolution

    By John A. Ragosta

    Often referred to as "the voice of the Revolution," Patrick Henry played a vital role in helping to launch the revolt of the American colonies against British rule. An early and compelling Revolutionary orator, Henry played an active part in the debates over the founding of the United States. As a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Celebrity in Chief

    A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom, With a New Epilogue on Hillary and “The Donald”

    By Kenneth T. Walsh

    With the advent of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as presidential nominees, the examination of the role of celebrity culture in the White House takes on a fresh appeal. This book, by award-winning White House correspondent and presidential historian Kenneth T. Walsh, takes a detailed and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge

  • Executive Leadership and Legislative Assemblies

    Edited by Nicholas D. J. Baldwin

    The relationship between a head of government (head of the executive branch) and a nation's parliament or legislative assembly (the legislative branch) has long been the focus for comment and analysis - for example, has the prime minister in the United Kingdom come to a position of dominance at the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Library of Legislative Studies

  • Perspectives on Presidential Leadership

    An International View of the White House

    Edited by Michael Patrick Cullinane, Clare Frances Elliott

    In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten distinguished biographers to the White House to ask them one question: which past American president should I emulate? This was not the first time Obama asked scholars this, but the answer he received would differ as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Khrushchev and Brezhnev as Leaders (Routledge Revivals)

    Building Authority in Soviet Politics

    By George W. Breslauer

    First published in 1982, this book explores how Khrushchev and Brezhnev manipulated their policies and personal images as they attempted to consolidate their authority as leader. Central issues of Soviet domestic politics are examined: investment priorities, incentive policy, administrative reform,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Political Leadership, Nascent Statehood and Democracy

    A comparative study

    By Ulrika Moller, Isabell Schierenbeck

    Do political leaders determine whether a polity will receive a democratic future or not? Research and advocates of democracy agree on the significance of political elites for democratization, yet there is a need for a more specific understanding of their role. This book develops a theory of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Political Representation

    Roles, representatives and the represented

    Edited by Marc Buhlmann, Jan Fivaz

    In an ideal democracy, representatives would entirely reflect citizens’ views, preferences and wishes in their legislative work. However, real-life democracies do not meet this ideal and citizens’ policy preferences and priorities are mirrored only inadequately. This book provides new insights on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • On Extremism and Democracy in Europe

    By Cas Mudde

    On Extremism and Democracy in Europe is a collection of short and accessible essays on the far right, populism, Euroscepticism, and liberal democracy by one of the leading academic and public voices today. It includes both sober, fact-based analysis of the often sensationalized "rise of the far…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Democracy or Alternative Political Systems in Asia

    After the Strongmen

    Edited by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    From the 1980s onwards, a tide of democratization swept across the Asian region, as the political strongmen who had led since the end of World War II began to fall. Although it is generally assumed that once authoritarian leaders no longer hold power, the political landscape will drastically change…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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