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  • 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 – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • 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 – 2015-08-14
    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 – 2015-07-29
    Routledge

  • Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The International after 150 Years

    Labor vs Capital, Then and Now

    Edited by George Comninel, Marcello Musto, Victor Wallis

    The International Workingmen’s Association was the prototype of all organizations of the Labor movement and the 150th anniversary of its birth (1864-2014) offers an important opportunity to rediscover its history and learn from its legacy. The International helped workers to grasp that the…

    Hardback – 2015-05-01
    Routledge

  • Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Contentious Elections

    From Ballots to Barricades

    Edited by Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, Ferran Martínez i Coma

    From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe the world has witnessed a rising tide of contentious elections ending in heated partisan debates, court challenges, street protests, and legitimacy challenges. In some cases, disputes have been settled peacefully through legal appeals and electoral reforms. In the worst…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • The State, Identity and Violence

    Political Disintegration in the Post-Cold War World

    Edited by R. Brian Ferguson

    In this book, a collection of experts investigate the varied forces - from global systems to local beliefs - that lead to civil violence, chaos and, perhaps, a new political order.The State, Identity and Violence explores acts of mass violence occurring within national borders and examines the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Rosa Luxemburg in Action

    For Revolution and Democracy

    By Rosemary H. T. O'Kane

    Neither a work concerned only with her Marxist writings nor a personal biography concerned with her private life, this book examines Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas on revolution and democracy and how the two are bound together by her views on the importance of political action. Stretching, historically,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Protest Elections and Challenger Parties

    Italy and Greece in the Economic Crisis

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco

    Both in Greece in 2012 and Italy in 2013, it took two elections to form a government. A repeat parliamentary contest was required in Greece and the unprecedented re-election of the outgoing President of the Republic in Italy before a cabinet could be formed. Against a background of economic crisis…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia

    Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power

    By Bill Bowring

    This book provides a rich examination of Russia’s particular attitude to political liberalism, the rule of law, and rights. In words often cited in contemporary Russia, the former Bolshevik and religious philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev wrote, in 1911, that ‘Russia is the Third Rome’. This book…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge

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