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  • Left Radicalism and Populism in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giorgos Charalambous, Gregoris Ioannou

    While there has been much focus in recent times on the rise of right-wing populism in Europe, there has been surprisingly little material on the phenomenon of left-wing populism. This edited collection seeks to fill that gap with an investigation of the relationship between the radical left and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Footsoldiers: Political Party Membership in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Tim Bale, Paul Webb, Monica Poletti

    This accessible, rigorously researched and highly revealing book lifts the lid on political party membership. It represents the first in-depth study of six of the UK's biggest parties – Labour, the Conservatives, the Scottish National Party, the Liberal Democrats, UK Independence Party …

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Dissent

    Theorizing Movements for Inclusive Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Clammer, Meera Chakravorty, Marcus Bussey, Tanmayee Banerjee

    This book analyses dissent and its manifestations in movements of social and political transformation across communities and cultures. It shows how these movements create ruptures in the structures of power, and social hierarchy; expressed through songs, slogans, poetry and performances. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Negotiating Membership in the WTO and EU

    1st Edition

    By Jamie E. Scalera

    With the accession of Afghanistan in 2016, the World Trade Organization (WTO) numbered 164 members with nineteen other states in line to join. The WTO is certainly not alone in its growth though; the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the North Atlantic Treaty…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Living in an Age of Mistrust

    An Interdisciplinary Study of Declining Trust and How to Get it Back, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew I. Yeo, Matthew N. Green

    Trust is a concept familiar to most. Whether we are cognizant of it or not, we experience it on a daily basis. Yet trust is quickly eroding in civic and political life. Americans’ trust in their government has reached all-time lows. The political and social consequences of this decline in trust are…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Power in Public Bureaucracies

    From Pyramid to Circle, 1st Edition

    By David G. Carnevale, Camilla Stivers

    Ever since Max Weber and Frederick Taylor, public organizations have been told that effective practice lies in maximizing rationality through science. Yet science-based management reforms have had only marginal impact on performance. People in entry-level positions possess knowledge from direct…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Walking Methods

    Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts

    This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Global Lean for Higher Education

    A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Yorkstone

    Higher education (HE) is amongst the hardest sectors in which to apply lean. Universities resist change, their organizational cultures being far from the manufacturing environment where lean was born. The way HE organizations are structured, funded, and function globally is idiosyncratic; one size…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17
    Productivity Press

  • The Fight for China's Future

    Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party, 1st Edition

    By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    The Fight for China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society. This book examines Xi Jinping’s 24-hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the U.S. Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josephine Jarpa Dawuni, Hon. Akua Kuenyehia

    A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches, and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Media and the Public Sphere

    A Deliberative Model of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Häussler

    At the heart of modern democracy lies the public sphere, which is most centrally shaped by those actors that integrate it discursively: the mass media. The media draw together the different strands of political debates; they grant access to some actors and arguments while excluding others and thus…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

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