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  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America to the Arab Spring to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe to democracy protests in China. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • On Extremism and Democracy in Europe

    By Cas Mudde

    On Extremism and Democracy in Europe is a collection of short and accessible essays on the far right, populism, Euroscepticism, and liberal democracy by one of the leading academic and public voices today. It includes both sober, fact-based analysis of the often sensationalized "rise of the far…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Democratizing Central and Eastern Europe

    Successes and failures of the European Union

    By Luca Tomini

    At first, it was believed that accession to the EU would have a positive effect on the process of democratization in former communist countries. However, over time it became clear that difficulties with the democratic system endured in a number of these countries. This book reconsiders the results…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture that is, the logic of the capitalist system is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • State Formation, Regime Change, and Economic Development

    By Jørgen Møller

    Failed or weak states, miscarried democratizations, and economic underdevelopment characterize a large part of the world we live in. Much work has been done on these subjects over the latest decades but most of this research ignores the deep historical processes that produced the modern state,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge

  • The Right to Democracy in International Law

    Between Procedure, Substance and the Philosophy of John Rawls

    By Khalifa A Alfadhel

    This book explores the right to democracy in international law and contemporary democratic theory, asking whether international law encompasses a substantive or procedural understanding of the notion. The book considers whether there can be considered to be a basis for the right to democracy in…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    This book examines the vision and strategy of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ), which has become one of the key objectives of the European Union (EU). Recent events have also highlighted the saliency of several of the policy issues at the heart of the AFSJ. Amongst them, one…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • The Statecraft of Consensus Democracies in a Turbulent World

    A Comparative Study of Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland

    By José M. Magone

    Drawing on the work of Arend Lijphart, this book focuses on consensus democracies. These democracies entail a complex set of democratic institutional and conventional arrangements and can be regarded as a product of path-dependent development towards a national culture of compromise and bargaining.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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