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  • Local Politics and National Policy

    Multi-level Conflicts in Japan and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Ken Victor Leonard Hijino

    This book is about why and how central and local governments clash over important national policy decisions. Its empirical focus is on the local politics of Japan which has significantly shaped, and been shaped by, larger developments in national politics. The book argues that since the 1990s,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    To celebrate Singapore’s fiftieth anniversary for its independence from Malaysia in 2015, 35 students, academics and activists came together to discuss and write about pioneering Singaporean human rights activists and their under-reported stories in Singapore. The city-state is known for its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Growth, Crisis, Democracy

    The Political Economy of Social Coalitions and Policy Regime Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hideko Magara, Bruno Amable

    Since the global financial crisis of 2008, advanced economies have been making various efforts to overcome the economic impasse. While the contrast between the countries that have escaped from the crisis relatively quickly and those still suffering from serious problems is becoming clearer, a new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Democratizing Public Governance in Developing Nations

    With Special Reference to Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shamsul M. Haque, Anastase Shyaka, Gedeon M. Mudacumura

    This edited volume brings together critical insights that address the multifaceted problems of governance and democracy in the developing regions with specific reference to Africa. It explores both the externally prescribed and home-grown governance initiatives geared toward democracy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • The Ukrainian Crisis

    The Role of, and Implications for, Sub-State and Non-State Actors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey German, Emmanuel Karagiannis

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues with little sign of a negotiated resolution. Crimea has been absorbed into the Russian Federation, and celebrates the third anniversary of its ‘integration’ in March 2017. The ongoing nature of the conflict contrasts with a lack of academic exploration of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Transformation, Elite Change and New Social Mobilization

    Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Muriel Asseburg, Heiko Wimmen

    The political transformations initiated by the so-called Arab Spring in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen have been marked by strong political contention, continued social mobilization and, albeit to different degrees, weak central state institutions. This book proposes that, rather than agreed…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Mediterranean Politics

  • The Contentious Politics of Refugee and Migrant Protest and Solidarity Movements

    Remaking Citizenship from the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilker Atac, Kim Rygiel, Maurice Stierl

    Over the past two years, large-scale migratory movements to Europe have gained worldwide attention, and have prompted ever-greater desires to govern and control them. At the same time, we have seen the emergence of political struggles for rights to movement and demands for greater social justice,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Less than two years after winning the 2013 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to dissolve his government, paving the way for general elections. While the initial impression was that the upcoming elections were "pointless" and "unnecessary", the campaign gradually…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change

    Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Quiroz Flores

    Political leaders need ministers to help them rule and so conventional wisdom suggests that leaders appoint competent ministers to their cabinet. This book shows this is not necessarily the case. It examines the conditions that facilitate survival in ministerial office and how they are linked to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Consolidation Policies in Federal States

    Conflicts and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Dietmar Braun, Christian Ruiz-Palmero, Johanna Schnabel

    The Global Financial Crisis has led to a renewed attention for the management of public debt and deficits of advanced and developing industrial states. To successfully deal with such problems of public finances raises particular concerns in federal states where fiscal competencies are split between…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • 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

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