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  • Corruption Scandals and their Global Impacts

    Edited by Omar E Hawthorne, Stephen Magu

    Corruption scandals receive significant press coverage and scrutiny from practitioners of global governance, and bilateral and multilateral donors. Negative publicity and poor measures on corruption indices can have serious consequences for a country's economic health, from depriving…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Africa’s Big Men

    Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa

    Edited by Kenneth E. Kalu, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Toyin Falola

    This book spotlights, analyzes and explains varying forms and patterns of state-society relations on the African continent, taking as point of departure the complexities created by the emergence, proliferation and complicated interactions of so-called ‘big men’ across Africa's fifty-four states.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 
    Global Africa

  • Presidential Communication and Character

    White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump

    By Stephen Farnsworth

    This book traces the evolution of White House news management during America’s changing media environment over the past two decades. Comparing and contrasting the media strategies of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, it demonstrates the difficulty that all presidents have in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 

  • Trumping Ethical Norms

    Teachers, Preachers, Pollsters, and the Media Respond to Donald Trump

    Edited by L. Sandy Maisel, Hannah E. Dineen

    Questions of ethics and politics have a long tradition in the classroom as well as the political world. Those who act in the political realm – including the media, political strategists and consultants, educators, and religious leaders – are in professions for which a clear code of conduct or an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20 

  • Anti-Corruption in International Development

    By Ingrida Kerusauskaite

    Corruption is linked to a wide range of developmental issues, including undermining democratic institutions, slowing economic development, and contributing to government instability, poverty and inequality. It is estimated that corruption costs more than 5% of global GDP, and that more than one…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Exploring Republican Freedom

    Freedom and Domination

    Edited by Keith Breen, Cillian McBride

    Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in republican political theory and, in particular, the republican conception of freedom as non-domination developed by Philip Pettit. This collection of essays offers the first sustained exploration of the notion of freedom as non-domination and its…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 

  • Self-Determination in the early Twenty First Century

    A Double Edged Concept

    Edited by Uriel Abulof, Karl Cordell

    In a world in which change is constant, the principle of self-determination is important. Through (collective) acts of self-determination, nations exercise the right to govern themselves. At present the nation-state system with which we are familiar faces several challenges. In Western Europe,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Elections in Museveni's Uganda

    Edited by Sam Wilkins, Richard Vokes

    Uganda’s 2016 elections, which returned thirty-year incumbent President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) in yet another landslide, took place in an atmosphere of patronage, coercion and fraud. But is this diagnosis sufficient to understand the processes of voting and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 

  • Political Leadership in the European Union

    Edited by Ingeborg Tömmel, Amy Verdun

    The challenges that have been facing the European Union in recent years have given rise to the question: who leads the EU? This book offers a systematic analysis of political leadership in the EU. This volume offers a theoretical and conceptual analysis of political leadership in the EU. It deals…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Journal of European Integration Special Issues

  • Government Formation and Minister Turnover in Presidential Cabinets

    Comparative Analysis in the Americas

    Edited by Marcelo Camerlo, Cecilia Martínez-Gallardo

    Portfolio allocation in presidential systems is a central tool that presidents use to deal with changes in the political and economic environment. Yet, we still have much to learn about the process through which ministers are selected and the reasons why they are replaced in presidential systems.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Palestine, Israel and Human Rights

    By Geraldine Kidd

    Memorialised as a US heroine and an iconoclastic humanitarian who sought to protect society’s marginalised, Eleanor Roosevelt also, at times, disappointed contemporaries and biographers with some of her stances. Examining a period of her life that has not been extensively explored, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Canada's Corruption at Home and Abroad

    Edited by Robert I. Rotberg, David Carment

    Although Canada is regarded as one of the least corrupt countries, this volume draws on wide ranging evidence and innovative research from scholars around the world to challenge this assumption. Corruption, defined as the "abuse of entrusted power for private gain," is often understood as being…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31

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