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  • Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism

    Edited by John Erik Fossum, Markus Jachtenfuchs

    Discussing what we may learn from thinking about the EU in federal terms represents a two-fold challenge. It is on the one hand a matter of establishing ‘how federal’ the EU is (the EU’s federal challenge). On the other, the EU has federal features but is not a state, thus raising the question of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Party On!

    Political Parties from Hamilton and Jefferson to Trump, 2nd Edition

    By John Kenneth White, Matthew R. Kerbel

    Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson laid the foundations for today's political debates between Democrats and Republicans. Hamilton believed that freedom must be married with a strong central government and especially an energetic president, while Jefferson believed freedom derived from local…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Organizing for Policy Influence

    Comparing Parties, Interest Groups, and Direct Action

    By Benjamin Farrer

    In this book, Benjamin Farrer explains how activists can influence the policies they care about, even when they are outnumbered and their issues are ignored. The solution lies in a surprising place: organizational choice. Different types of organizations will be more influential under particular…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa

    Legacies of Liberation

    Edited by Carolyn Bassett, Marlea Clarke

    National liberation, one of the grand narratives of the twentieth century, has left a weighty legacy of unfulfilled dreams. This book explores the ongoing struggle for legitimate, accountable political leaders in postcolonial Southern Africa, focusing on dilemmas arising when ex-liberation…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Gender Quotas and Women's Representation

    New Directions in Research

    Edited by Mona Lena Krook, Pär Zetterberg

    Electoral gender quotas have emerged as one of the most critical political reforms of the last two decades, having now been introduced in more than 130 countries worldwide. The recent and global nature of these developments has sparked both scholarly and popular interest in the in which these…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Government-Opposition in Southern European Countries during the Economic Crisis

    Great Recession, Great Cooperation?

    Edited by Elisabetta De Giorgi, Catherine Moury

    The international economic crisis has hit Europe, especially its ‘periphery’, remarkably hard, and has had deep consequences at the economic and political levels. Since its onset, parties in parliament (especially those in opposition) have found themselves faced with a dilemma: choosing between the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Library of Legislative Studies

  • Equality and Representation

    New Perspectives in Democratic Theory

    Edited by Anthoula Malkopoulou, Lisa Hill

    This volume is primarily concerned with equality as a basic component of the democratic character of representation. In other words, of the many types of equality that have attracted the attention of theorists since democracy’s beginnings – arithmetic equality, equality before the law, equality of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Immigrant Incorporation in Political Parties

    Exploring the diversity gap

    Edited by Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Iris Dähnke, Lea Markard

    This book seeks to explore the potentialities of strengthening a new field of research within migration and diversity studies, that of immigrant incorporation in political parties. The point of departure of all the contributions to this volume is that there is what we call a ‘diversity gap’ between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • (S)electing the President

    The Perils of Democracy

    By Michael L. Mezey

    Selecting political leaders by popular election is an unquestioned hallmark of representative democracies--the institutional manifestation of Lincoln’s promise of a government of the people and by the people. But in 2016, Lincoln’s promise seems to have given way to Hamilton’s nightmare—with his…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Financial Crisis, Austerity, and Electoral Politics

    European Voter Responses to the Global Economic Collapse 2009-2013

    Edited by Pedro Magalhães

    This book examines the domestic electoral consequences of the economic and financial crisis in Europe, particularly in those countries where the crisis manifested itself more devastatingly: the Southern European countries of Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, as well as Iceland and Ireland. On the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Decision making in the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty

    Edited by Madeleine Hosli, Amie Kreppel, Bĕla Plechanovová, Amy Verdun

    This book aims to assess what the changes of the Treaty of Lisbon envisaged and whether these ambitions have materialised since the Treaty entered into force. It offers analyses of the past, as well as what might be the future (because some provisions will only enter into effect in the years to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Congressional Travels

    Places, Connections, and Authenticity; Tenth Anniversary Edition, With a New Foreword by Morris P. Fiorina, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Fenno, Jr.

    Written in preeminent legislative studies scholar Richard Fenno’s "homespun" story-telling style, Congressional Travels argues that authenticity -- knowing what a representative is like in his/her district and looking beyond mere roll-call voting -- contributes significantly to understanding the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

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