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  • Gender, Orientalism, and the ‘War on Terror'

    Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics

    By Maryam Khalid

    This book offers an accessible and timely analysis of the ‘War on Terror’, based on an innovative approach to a broad range of theoretical and empirical research. It uses ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens through which to read the relationship between the George W. Bush administration, gendered and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance

    Edited by Kidane Mengisteab, Gerard Hagg

    Most African economies range from moderately advanced capitalist systems with modern banks and stock markets to peasant and pastoral subsistent systems. Most African countries are also characterized by parallel institutions of governance – one is the state sanctioned (formal) system and the other…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-04-03 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Debating Regime Legitimacy in Contemporary China

    Popular Protests and Regime Performances

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This comprehensive volume is a three-part study of whether the Chinese political system has maintained a significant degree of regime legitimacy in the context of rising domestic discontent, in particular the popular protests against socio-economic inequality and environment degradation. Part I…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy

    Edited by Kyriakos N. Demetriou, Antis Loizides

    Over the centuries, the question of "good" or "effective" governance has undergone several transformations and ramifications to fit within certain social, cultural and historical contexts. What defines political knowledge? What is the measure of expert political leadership? Various interpretations,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Making Public Policy Decisions

    Expertise, skills and experience

    Edited by Damon Alexander, Jenny M. Lewis

    To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Japanese Politics and Government

    By Alisa Gaunder

    This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives. After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the 1990s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Paranoia

    The madness that makes history

    By Luigi Zoja

    Luigi Zoja presents an insightful analysis of the use and misuse of paranoia throughout history and in contemporary society. Zoja combines history with depth psychology, contemporary politics and tragic literature, resulting in a clear and balanced analysis presented with rare clarity. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair’s War in Iraq

    By James Strong

    In the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report, this book reinterprets the relationship between British public opinion and the Blair government’s decision-making in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It highlights how the government won the parliamentary vote and got its war, but never…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

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