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  • 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 – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Political Leadership, Nascent Statehood and Democracy

    A comparative study

    By Ulrika Möller, 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 Bühlmann, 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

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Lord Hankey

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume II

    By Lord Hankey

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge

  • American Government 8e + Texas Politics 5e Bundle

    8th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government The 8th edition of this well-respected text features the 2014 midterm Congressional elections, the latest on Obama’s presidency, important Supreme Court decisions, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and other timely updates. An increased attention to media in…

    Pack – 2015-12-31
    Routledge

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