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  • Middle Eastern Monarchies

    Ingroup Identity and Foreign Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By Anna Sunik

    The monograph explores the dynamics of ingroup identity in the foreign policy-making of Middle Eastern monarchies from the evolution of the regional system after the World Wars until the present. Utilising an innovative theoretical framework that combines Foreign Policy Analysis in the context of…

    Hardback – 2020-08-04 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Political Portrait

    Leadership, Image and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luciano Cheles, Alessandro Giacone

    The leader's portrait, produced in a variety of media (statues, coins, billboards, posters, stamps), is a key instrument of propaganda in totalitarian regimes, but increasingly also dominates political communication in democratic countries as a result of the personalization and spectacularization…

    Hardback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Theory as Ideology in International Relations

    The Politics of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Martill, Sebastian Schindler

    Are theoretical tools nothing but political weapons? How can the two be distinguished from each other? What is the ideological role of theories like liberalism, neoliberalism or democratic theory? And how can we study the theories of actors from outside the academic world? This book examines these…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Kōji Nakakita

    This book provides a thorough analysis of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP), from a variety of perspectives including its factions, party presidential elections, the distribution of posts, national elections, local organisations, the policy making process and partner organisations.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Political Candidate Selection

    Who Wins, Who Loses, and Under-Representation in the UK, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Ashe

    The "secret garden of politics", where some win and others lose their candidate selection bids, and why some aspirant candidates are successful while others fail have been enduring puzzles within political science. This book solves this puzzle by proposing and applying a universally applicable…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Malaysia's 14th General Election and UMNO’s Fall

    Intra-Elite Feuding in the Pursuit of Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman

    The 2018 Malaysian General Election will stand as a major defining event in Malaysian history, when the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition unexpectedly lost power in the country they had ruled for over half a century. This volume brings together scholars who assess one fundamental factor that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Multiple Populisms

    Italy as Democracy's Mirror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker, Manuel Anselmi

    This book provides a comprehensive interpretation of the multiple manifestations of populism using Italy, the only country amongst consolidated constitutional democracies in which populist political forces have been in government on various occasions since the early 1990s, as the starting point and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20

  • Leaders, Factions and the Game of Intra-Party Politics

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Ceron

    The book provides a comprehensive view on the internal life of parties and investigates the dynamics of intra-party politics in different party environments to explain in which circumstances the party leader is more or less bound by the wills of party factions. Analyzing almost 500 intra-party…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • African Presidential Republics

    1st Edition

    By Jean Blondel

    This book provides a systematic assessment of the behaviour of some relatively successful presidents in African presidential republics, examining the part played by presidents in the development of their countries. Using two groups of case studies, African Presidential Republics examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    African Governance

  • The Making of Modern Kashmir

    Sheikh Abdullah and the Politics of the State, 1st Edition

    By Altaf Hussain Para

    This book traces the roots of modern-day Kashmir and the role of Sheikh Abdullah in its making. As the most influential political figurehead in twentieth-century Kashmir, he played a crucial role in its transformation from a kingdom to a state in independent India. He was enigmatic and complex, to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Dawn of Democracy in the Eastern Himalayan Kingdoms

    The 20th Century, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the beginnings of democracy in the three Himalayan kingdoms of Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan. Charting the mobilisations and political experimentations that took place in the former buffer states under monarchies to establish democratic regimes, this book investigates their varying…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Distributive Politics in Malaysia

    Maintaining Authoritarian Party Dominance, 1st Edition

    By Hidekuni Washida

    The election on 9 May 2018 ended six decades of rule by the ruling coalition in Malaysia (Barisan Nasional or BN, formerly the Alliance). Despite this result, the BN’s longevity and resilience to competition is remarkable. This book explores the mechanisms behind the emergence, endurance, fight for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Politics in Asia

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