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  • Post-Election Violence in Africa

    The Impact of Judicial Independence, 1st Edition

    By Meshack Simati

    This book explores the effect of the judiciary on the incidence of post-election violence by political actors across Africa and within African countries. It examines how variation in judicial independence can constrain or incentivize election violence among democratizing states. Using case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Kōji Nakakita

    This book provides a thorough analysis of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP), from a variety of perspectives including its factions, party presidential elections, the distribution of posts, national elections, local organisations, the policy making process and partner organisations.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Everyday State in Africa

    Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mulugeta

    This book reconceptualises the idea of the state in Ethiopia. It focuses on the cultural and political processes of state formation, and reveals the complexity of state–society relations as they unfold in the everyday context of local life. It does so by exploring specific configurations of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya

    Change and Continuities, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Mwathi Mati

    This book analyses the emergence, strategies, and outcomes of the struggle to embed democratic governance and constitutional order in Kenya, showcasing both the power and the limits of citizen agency in the struggle to transform a postcolonial African state. Utilising data from primary…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Populist Radical Left Parties in Western Europe

    1st Edition

    By Marco Damiani

    This book provides a comparative analysis and a systemic categorization of the Populist Radical Left Parties (PRLPs) in Western Europe. Institutional and socio-economic aspects have transformed the political culture of many modern democracies, leading to the creation of radical left-wing parties…

    Hardback – 2020-02-05
    Routledge

  • Infrastructure Development in Nigeria

    A Political and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Michael O. Onolememen

    This book examines the politics and economics of infrastructure development in Nigeria from Independence in 1960 up to 2015, and the role of good governance in promoting the socioeconomic wellbeing of citizens. Arguing for the need for transformational leadership in infrastructure development…

    Hardback – 2020-02-04
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Nationalism and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Nieguth

    How do nations come to shape our collective imagination so profoundly? This book argues that the power of national identity and national belonging stems, in part, from the ways in which nationalism is embedded in popular culture. Comprised of chapters covering a wide range of cases from both the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Theory and Praxis

    Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murzban Jal, Jyoti Bawane

    This book proposes a New Enlightenment – a new way of looking at the non-Western world. Breaking new ground, the essays chart a course beyond Eurocentric discourses (which completely ignore the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin-America) and forms of nativism (which are usually ethnocentric…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge India

  • Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Omar Sadr

    This book analyses the problematique of governance and administration of cultural diversity within the modern state of Afghanistan and traces patterns of national integration. It explores state construction in twentieth-century Afghanistan and Afghan nationalism, and explains the shifts in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge India

  • Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich

    This book investigates the pervasive problem of corruption across the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on the specifics of the local context, the book explores how corruption in the region is actuated through informal practices that coexist and work in parallel to formal institutions. When…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • Populism and Collective Memory

    Comparing Fascist Legacies in Western Europe, 1st Edition

    By Luca Manucci

    Right-wing populism is a global phenomenon that challenges several pillars of liberal democracy, and it is often described as a dangerous political ideology because it resonates with the fascist idea of power in terms of anti-pluralism and lack of minorities’ protection. In Western Europe, many…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

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