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  • Female Capital Punishment

    From the Gallows to Unofficial Abolition in Connecticut, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence B Goodheart

    This book systematically investigates the capital punishment of girls and women in one jurisdiction in the United States during nearly four centuries. Using Connecticut as an essential case study, due toits long history as a colony and a state, this study is the first of its kind not only for New…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Pakistan

    The Politics of the Misgoverned, 1st Edition

    By Azhar Hassan Nadeem

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the state of political institutions, the military establishment and political parties in Pakistan. It provides a nuanced understanding of the practices of disenfranchisement by theocratic governments in the country which has relegated the people to the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge India

  • The Orbán Regime

    Plebiscitary Leader Democracy in the Making, 1st Edition

    By András Körösényi, Gábor Illés, Attila Gyulai

    This book gives the first comprehensive and theoretically substantiated political science account of the Orbán regime in English. It argues that Viktor Orbán’s regime-building and reconstructive leadership is more than just an example of hybridisation, a successful populist appeal or a backlash…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Assessing the 2019 European Parliament Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia Kritzinger, Carolina Plescia, Kolja Raube, James Wilhelm, Jan Wouters

    Informed by and against the backdrop of the 2019 European Parliament (EP) elections, this innovative book provides a critical assessment of where Europe stands in terms of the quest for achieving democratic legitimacy. Since the 2014 EP elections, the European Union (EU) has experienced multiple…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Governance and Democracy in the Asia-Pacific

    Political and Civil Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen McCarthy, Mark R. Thompson

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical relationship between democracy and governance in the Asia-Pacific region. Examining a variety of country cases and themes addressing the theoretical tension between governance and democracy, it illuminates how this impacts political and civil…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Politics in Asia

  • The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor

    Challenges and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Colvin, Philip Stenning

    The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify “three essential components” of criminal justice systems: police, courts and corrections. Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 

  • Federalism and the Courts in Africa

    Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yonatan T. Fessha, Karl Kössler

    This volume examines the design and impact of courts in African federal systems from a comparative perspective. Recent developments indicate that the previously stymied idea of federalism is now being revived in the constitutional arrangements of several African countries. A number of them jumped…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 

  • The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eri Bertsou, Daniele Caramani

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of how technocracy currently challenges representative democracy and asks how technocratic politics undermines democratic legitimacy and how strong is its challenge to democratic institutions. The book offers a solid theory and conceptualization…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of Western democracy, free speech and tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the USA fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Justification of Responsibility in the UN Security Council

    Practices of Normative Ordering in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Holger Niemann

    The UN Security Council has been given the primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. The precise meaning of this responsibility, however, is contested. This lack of clarity is frequently criticised as a source of incoherent and selective decision-making, undermining…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Corruption Prevention and Governance in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Ian Scott, Ting Gong

    This book analyses central questions in the continuing debate about success factors in corruption prevention and the efficacy and value of anti-corruption agencies (ACAs). How do ACAs become valued within a polity? What challenges must they overcome? What conditions account for their success and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Biopolitics of Water

    Governance, Scarcity and Populations, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Hellberg

    Biopolitics refers to a form of politics concerned with administering and regulating the conditions of life at an aggregated level of populations. This book provides a biopolitical perspective on water governance and its effects. It draws on the work of Foucault to explore…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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