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  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    As a fast growing global peasant movement with members in 80 countries around the world, La Vía Campesina (LVC) has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalization of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of peasants in the processes of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Marriage and Values in Public Policy

    Conflicts in the UK, the US and Australia

    By Elizabeth van Acker

    Marriage is a site of political conflict. It is a controversial issue in the UK, Australia and the US where there is a clash of values between neoliberal governments and diverse groups either strongly opposing or supporting marriage. In the meantime, fewer couples are marrying, while other family…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Corporatism and Fascism

    The Corporatist Wave in Europe

    Edited by Antonio Costa Pinto

    This book is the first conceptual and comparative empirical work on the relation between corporatism and dictatorships, bringing both fields under a joint conceptual umbrella. It operationalizes the concepts of social and political corporatism, diffusion and critical junctures and their particular…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America to the Arab Spring to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe to democracy protests in China. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Business-State Relations in Brazil

    Challenges of the Port Reform Lobby

    By Mahrukh Doctor

    In recent years, the spotlight of international attention on Brazil has often been in the area of logistics infrastructure—for example, on its capacity to deal with the high demand expected during the World Cup and the Olympics. However, neither competitiveness nor infrastructure concerns are new…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Social Process of Lobbying

    Cooperation or Collusion?

    By John C. Scott

    Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative behavior in lobbying affect policy making? If democratic participation is good, why do…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • 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 – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Negotiation Theory and the EU

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Andreas Dür, Gemma Mateo, Daniel C. Thomas

    Negotiations are central to the ethos and functioning of the European Union, yet the dynamics of EU negotiations have received far too little systematic scholarly attention. This volume offers a thematic and forward-looking survey of cutting-edge research on EU negotiation dynamics, identifying…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

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