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  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • 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 – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou

    Partisan Conflict, Policy Choices, External Constraints and Security Challenges

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Jacques deLisle

    In 2008 Ma Ying-jeou was elected President of Taiwan, and the Kuomintang (KMT) returned to power after eight years of rule by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Since taking power, the KMT has faced serious difficulties, as economic growth has been sluggish, society has been polarised over…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible 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 
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2016-12-16 

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • 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 – 2016-10-10
    Extremism and Democracy

  • 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 – 2016-09-08
    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 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

  • 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
    Library of Legislative Studies

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