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  • Democracy and Justice

    Reading Derrida in Istanbul

    By Agnes Czajka

    Philosophy and politics and theory and practice are neither separate nor separable for Derrida. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction. This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida’s…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond

    By Svetlana Tyulkina

    The term ‘militant democracy’ was coined by Karl Loewenstein in the 1930s. He argued that attempts to establish democracy in the Weimar Republic failed due to the lack of militancy against subversive movements. The concept of militant democracy was introduced to legal scholarship and constitutional…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government. In view of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Accountability Gap in EU law

    By Marios Costa

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Disorienting Democracy

    Politics of emancipation

    By Clare Woodford

    Drawing on recent developments in continental political thought ‘Disorienting Democracy’ rethinks democracy as a practice that can be used to counter the increasing poverty, inequality and insecurity that mark our contemporary era. In answer to concerns that the contemporary left is not strong…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State

    Edited by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe, Anouk de Koning

    In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones. In this book, we analyze the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge

  • After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Democratizing Public Governance in Developing Nations

    With special reference to Africa

    Edited by M Shamsul 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, to explore both the externally prescribed and home-grown initiatives geared toward democracy, and to suggest…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Democracy’s Mixed Fortunes in Southeast Asia

    By William Case

    This book offers a new explanation for democracy’s collapse or persistence in Southeast Asia today. Focusing on the cases of Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines — the only three countries in Southeast Asia with any serious experience with democracy — the author explains that most customary…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Laski’s magnum opus, this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author’s view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The necessity of government; state and society; rights and power; liberty and equality;…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    The Works of Harold J. Laski

  • The American Democracy (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    A Commentary and an Interpretation

    By Harold J. Laski

    This is Laski’s most important book after A Grammar of Politics. It discusses, on a grand scale, every aspect of American public life. Laski surveys American traditions and the American spirit, political institutions, the entire educational, religious, economic and social scene, America as a world…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    The Works of Harold J. Laski

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