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  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17 

  • The End of Political Elites

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

    Edited by Lars Vogel, Ronald Gebauer, Axel Salheiser

    Using a theoretical and empirical approach, this book investigates the structure and impact of political elites in contemporary democracies. It looks at two assumptions of the inevitability of political elites and the necessity of their constant adjustment to social and political challenges in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • The Struggle for Labour's Soul

    Understanding Labour's Political Thought Since 1945, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Matt Beech, Kevin Hickson, Raymond Plant

    The current momentous events in the Labour Party following the elections of the first majority Conservative government in 23 years and the most left-wing Leader in the Labour Party's history since 1945 present an ideal opportunity for a thorough re-evaluation of the state of the Party within its…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Parties, Power and Policy-making

    From Higher Education to Multinationals in Post-Communist Societies

    By Silvana Tarlea

    Little is known about the likely influences of these parties on public policies and if and how they have responded to expectations of voters when deciding on policies. This book explains the conditions under which political parties have played a central role in policymaking, and influencing…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Party System Change, the European Crisis and the State of Democracy

    Edited by Marco Lisi

    Party systems are crucial elements for the functioning of political systems and representative democracies. With several European countries experiencing significant changes recently, it is necessary to update our knowledge. This volume analyzes party system change in Europe in the 21st century (…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Liberal Parties in Europe

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Caroline Close

    This book investigates how liberal parties have evolved over time as a party family, in a comparative perspective.The history of liberal parties in Europe is peculiar and the origins of the liberal family are not clearly defined. Liberal parties are still quite heterogeneous given the various…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Party Families in Europe

  • White Racial Nationalism in Britain

    A History

    By Graham Macklin

    The book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of white racial nationalism in Britain as a political manifestation, from its origins amongst a range of pro-Nazi groupuscules in the 1930s, to the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Rise of Saffron Power

    Reflections on Indian Politics

    By Mujibur Rehman

    This volume looks at the changing political landscape in India, especially after the landmark 2014 elections — one that has transformed the ideological discourse of India. It discusses a variety topical issues in Indian politics, including the Modi wave, Aam Aadmi Party and the challenges it is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Interpreting Congressional Elections

    The Curious Case of the Incumbency Effect

    By Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    The increase in the "incumbency effect" has long dominated as a research focus and as a framework for interpreting congressional elections. This important new book challenges the empirical claim that incumbents are doing better and the research paradigm that accompanied the claim. It also offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis

    Edited by Kirk Hawkins, Ryan E. Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean struggle between the will of the common people…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The AKP Since Gezi Park

    Moving to regime change in Turkey

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    While the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has dominated Turkish politics for a decade and a half, recent years have seen a qualitative change, culminating in the 2017 referendum on the move to a presidential system. This volume focuses on the later years of AKP rule after the first direct…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    South European Society and Politics

  • The Selection of Politicians in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Xavier Coller, Guillermo Cordero, Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo

    Selecting candidates for elections is a major goal of political parties and a major function of political regimes in democratic systems. With the negative effects of the economic crisis being seen to translate into changes in voting patterns, and citizens using elections to punish parties in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

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