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  • The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

    Edited by Anne-Meike Fechter

    This book considers how the personal and the professional dimensions are related, and how they matter for aid work. The contributions to this edited volume are based on the assumption that all actors are relevant in development, including national and international aid workers. A key question which…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Critical Perspectives on African Politics

    Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society

    Edited by Clive Gabay, Carl Death

    Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 3rd Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education has long emphasized tidiness, stages, and rationality, but practitioners frequently must deal with a world where objectivity is buffeted by, repressed by, and sometimes defeated by, value conflict. Too often public administration education has…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Think Tanks in Europe

    By Jesper Dahl Kelstrup

    In the 21st century, think tanks have become more than a buzzword in European public discourse. They now play important roles in the policy-making process by providing applied research, building networks and advocating policies. The book studies the development of think tanks and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Catalonia: A New Independent State in Europe?

    A Debate on Secession within the European Union

    Edited by Xavier Cuadras Morató

    Catalonia: A New Independent State in Europe examines the main issues of the political process which is taking place in Catalonia today. The political confrontation between the Spanish and Catalan institutions has now reached the international arena, especially the debates concerning international…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Political Representation in the European Union

    Still democratic in times of crisis?

    Edited by Sandra Kröger

    In recent years the financial and economic crisis of 2008–9 has progressed into an equally important political and democratic crisis of the EU. These troubled times have set the framework to re-assess a number of important questions in regard to representative democracy in the EU, such as the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Politics of Evasion

    A Post-Globalization Dialogue Along the Edge of the State

    By Robert Latham

    Burgeoning national security programs; thickening borders; Wikileaks and Anonymous; immigrant rights rallies; Occupy movements; student protests; neoliberal austerity; global financial crises – these developments underscore that the fable of a hope-filled post-cold war globalization has faded away.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Elites and Governance in China

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang, Chien-wen Kou

    This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading intellectuals, and opinion-makers in China and by looking beyond the top leadership, makes…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Globality, Democracy and Civil Society

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson

    Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • The Political Representation of Immigrants and Minorities

    Voters, Parties and Parliaments in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Karen Bird, Thomas Saalfeld, Andreas M. Wüst

    In 2005, almost 700,000 immigrants acquired the citizenship of a member state of the European Union; over 600,000 became US citizens; nearly 100,000 became Australians and approximately 200,000 Canadians. 2005 was not an exceptional year. During the past decades, many advanced liberal democracies…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Global Governance and NGO Participation

    Shaping the information society in the United Nations

    By Charlotte Dany

    This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Drugs, Power, and Politics

    Narco Wars, Big Pharma, and the Subversion of Democracy

    By Carl Boggs

    This book explores the increasingly broad terrain of drugs in American society with an emphasis on politics. It begins with the War on Drugs initiated by President Richard Nixon in the early 1970s and extends to the current day with the vast power of the pharmaceutical industry (Big Pharma),…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30
    Routledge

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