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  • Coalition Government as a Reflection of a Nation’s Politics and Society

    A Comparative Study of Parliamentary Parties and Cabinets in 12 Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Evans

    Through examination of parliamentary governments in twelve countries, this book demonstrates the ways in which study of the parties in governing coalitions, and their parliamentary opposition, provides insight into numerous aspects of countries’ cultural values, societal schisms, and the issues of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law

    Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Belov

    This book examines how the judicialization of politics, and the politicization of courts, affect representative democracy, rule of law, and separation of powers. This volume critically assesses the phenomena of judicialization of politics and politicization of the judiciary. It explores the rising…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • The Unitary Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Graham G. Dodds

    The theory of the unitary executive is one of the most controversial and significant constitutional doctrines of the past several decades. It holds that the U.S. president alone embodies all executive power and therefore has unlimited ability to direct the many people and institutions within the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26
    Routledge
    Presidential Briefings Series

  • Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration

    The Governmentality of the Polish, Danish and Cypriot Trio Presidency in 2011-2012, 1st Edition

    By Mads Dagnis Jensen, Peter Nedergaard

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis after the Lisbon Treaty came into force of the EU Presidency's impact on national administrations in the Member States of Poland, Denmark and Cyprus before, during and after the Presidency. Placing the practical issues facing officials and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive

    1st Edition

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    With the advent of the second Abe administration, the question of ‘who leads’ in Japan has become much easier to answer - the Prime Minister and his executive office, backed by a substantial policy support apparatus. This rise of the ‘prime ministerial executive’ is therefore one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    1st Edition

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-state governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate, or not, in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • Presidents and the Media

    The Communicator in Chief, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Frantzich

    Is Donald Trump’s "War on the Media" new news, fake news, or business as usual? Presidents have always "used" the media and felt abused by it. Tried and true vehicles such as press conferences, routine speeches and the State of the Union address have served presidents’ interests and received…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • The Contested Status of Political Elites

    At the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lars Vogel, Ronald Gebauer, Axel Salheiser

    Contemporary Western societies are witnessing ground-breaking social, economic and political changes at an accelerating pace. These changes are challenging the way democracy works and the role that political elites play in this system of government. Using a theoretical and empirical approach, this…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Semi-presidentialism, Parliamentarism and Presidents

    Presidential Politics in Central Europe, 1st Edition

    By Miloš Brunclík, Michal Kubát

    The book analyzes the presidencies of three neighboring Central European countries – Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia – in the context of their interactions with cabinets (and prime ministers), parliaments and the constitutional courts, all which have proved crucial actors in the region’s…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • National Political Elites, European Integration and the Eurozone Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolò Conti, Borbála Göncz, José Real-Dato

    The global financial, economic and sovereign debt crisis since 2008 has led to increases in political disaffection among citizens, a loss of legitimacy of political institutions, the discredit of mainstream parties and the rise of extremist or anti-system political alternatives. This comparative…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

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