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  • The Muslim Brotherhood

    The Arab Spring and its Future Face

    By Beverley Milton-Edwards

    The Muslim Brotherhood is the most significant and enduring Sunni Islamist organization of the contemporary era. Its roots lie in the Middle East but it has grown into both a local and global movement, with its well-placed branches reacting effectively to take the opportunities for power and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Voting

    Studies of self-interest, bargaining, duty and rights

    By Dan Usher

    The economics of voting is about whether and to what extent self-interest may be relied upon in voting. The central proposition in economics is that the world’s work gets done satisfactorily when each person does what they think is best for themselves. The commonsense view of the matter is that…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Hanna Fenichel Pitkin

    Politics, Justice, Action

    Edited by Dean Mathiowetz

    Hanna Pitkin has made key contributions to the field of political philosophy, pushing forward and clarifying the ways that political theorists think about action as the exercise of political freedom. In so doing, she has offered insightful studies of the problems of modern politics that theorists…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Elections

    Empowering Democracy in America

    By Costas Panagopoulos, Aaron C. Weinschenk

    Political observers routinely lament that American democracy is broken, and many of them blame electoral malfunction. But is the system really broken? Panagopoulos and Weinschenk make the case that citizens are empowered to fix what’s wrong with electoral politics and renew democracy in America,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Rethinking American Electoral Democracy

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew J. Streb

    While frustration with various aspects of American democracy abound in the United States, there is little agreement over—or even understanding of—what kinds of changes would make the system more effective and increase political participation. Matthew J. Streb sheds much-needed light on all the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Re-Grounding Cosmopolitanism

    Towards a Post-Foundational Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by Tamara Caraus, Elena Paris

    Leading experts and rising stars in the field explore whether cosmopolitanism becomes impossible in the theoretical framework that assumed the absence of a final ground. The questions that the volume addresses refer exactly to the foundational predicament that characterizes cosmopolitanism: How is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education

    Diversity and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Lisa C. DeLorenzo

    Addressing how the arts present opportunities to shape democratic awareness through political, pedagogical, and humanistic perspectives, this book explores methods for translating these ideas into meaningful music teaching practice. Focusing on democracy as a vital dimension in teaching music, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • American Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks

    The Open Door since the End of the Cold War

    By Bastiaan Van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff

    This book presents a novel analysis of how US grand strategy has evolved from the end of the Cold War to the present, offering an integrated analysis of both continuity and change. The post-Cold War American grand strategy has continued to be oriented to securing an ‘open door’ to US capital around…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Civil Disobedience and Deliberative Democracy

    By William Smith

    Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Democratization and Ethnic Minorities

    Conflict or compromise?

    Edited by Jacques Bertrand, Oded Haklai

    Many new democracies are characterized by majority dominance and ethnocentrism. Varying paths or transitions toward democracy create very different outcomes for how ethnic identities, communities and politics are recognized. This book illustrates the varied consequences of democratization, from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • The New Mediterranean Democracies

    Regime Transition in Spain, Greece and Portugal

    Edited by Geoffrey Pridham

    This volume, first published in 1984, discusses the viability of applying the ‘Mediterranean model’ to three countries that were transitioning to democracy, – Spain, Greece and Portugal – combining both comparative and national case-study approaches. In particular, Spain, Greece and Portugal offer…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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