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  • Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Civil Disobedience and Deliberative Democracy

    By William Smith

    Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Israel at the Polls 2013

    Continuity and Change in Israeli Political Culture

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    The 2013 elections took place less than two years after the overwhelming wave of social protests of summer 2011. At first, the election campaign did not raise much public interest, but the emergence of new players and young political forces energized the political race. Polls conducted throughout…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

    Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

    Edited by Paola Rivetti, Rosita Di Peri

    The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that politics has changed for good in North Africa and the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Global and Local in Algeria and Morocco

    The World, The State and the Village

    Edited by James McDougall, Robert P. Parks

    This book brings together contributors across the disciplines to examine the local, national, regional and global processes that have shaped Maghribi societies, economies and politics since the colonial period. Focusing equally on the local shape of global processes and on the broader significance…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge

  • State against Civil Society

    Contentious Politics and the Non-Systemic Opposition in Russia

    Edited by Cameron Ross

    Over the period December 2011-July 2013, a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. These demonstrations came as a great shock to the Russian political establishment. After decades of passive acceptance of the status quo, it…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • The Dynamics of Opposition Cooperation in the Arab World

    Contentious Politics in Times of Change

    Edited by Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Within the democratisation literature, opposition unity is widely seen as an important requisite to successfully pressure authoritarian rulers into liberalising reforms and in bringing about democratic change. Taking up on this theme, this book examines the myriad ways in which opposition groups…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the events and developments of 1989 in Eastern Europe. It offers a mix of detailed examinations of the events of 1989 in Eastern Europe, thoughtful and considered appraisals of developments, and ‘middle-range’ theoretical discussions of patterns…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • De-Pathologizing Resistance

    Anthropological Interventions

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    In a time of renewed interest in insurrectionary movements, urban protest, and anti-austerity indignation, the idea of resistance is regaining its relevance in social theory. De-Pathologizing Resistance re-examines resistance as a concept that can aid social analysis, highlighting the dangers of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Crisis, Movement, Management: Globalising Dynamics

    Edited by James Goodman, Jonathan Marshall

    Globalised neo-liberalism has produced multiple crises – social, ecological, political. In the past, crises of global order have generated large-scale social transformations, and the current crises likewise hold a transformative promise. Social movements become a crucial barometer, in signalling…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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