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  • Parties and Parliaments in Southeast Asia

    Non-Partisan Chambers in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand

    By Roland Rich

    Political parties are an essential ingredient in a modern democracy. They are also seen as the least trusted and most problematic institution in most democratic systems. While there have been attempts to strengthen parties through institutional design and capacity building, a new strategy has been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    Singapore is known for its remarkable economic success while its strict laws on freedom of speech, drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest have been legitimised in the name of maintaining public order, racial harmony and internal security for this success. Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘Asian values’…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Is Turkey De-Europeanising?

    Encounters with Europe in a Candidate Country

    Edited by Alper Kaliber, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    This comprehensive edited volume conceptually develops the notion of ‘de-Europeanisation’ as an important development in the literature on Europeanisation, and applies it specifically to the case of Turkey. ‘De-Europeanisation’ is defined as the loss or weakening of the EU/Europe as a normative/…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Opposition in Western Europe

    Edited by Eva Kolinsky

    This book, first published in 1987, analysed the state and changing nature of political opposition in Western Europe at the time. For each country covered, it discusses the concept of opposition and the approach adopted by opposition parties. It explores the institutional framework that was in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debating Regime Legitimacy in Contemporary China

    Popular Protests and Regime Performances

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This comprehensive volume is a three-part study of whether the Chinese political system has maintained a significant degree of regime legitimacy in the context of rising domestic discontent, in particular the popular protests against socio-economic inequality and environment degradation. Part I…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Politics and Government

    By Alisa Gaunder

    This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives. After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the 1990s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Changing Face of Western Communism

    Edited by David Childs

    This book, first published in 1980, provides both a broad review and detailed analysis of the major issues that had been affecting the changing relations between Moscow and the other European Communist parties. In discussing the Spanish, Italian, French and Scandinavian communist parties the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Party Politics in America

    17th Edition

    By Marjorie Randon Hershey

    The seventeenth edition of Party Politics in America continues the comprehensive and authoritative coverage of political parties for which it is known while expanding and updating the treatment of key related topics including interest groups and elections. Marjorie Hershey builds on the book’s…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

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