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  • Reclaiming Representation

    Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation

    Edited by Mónica Brito Vieira

    Representation is integral to the functioning and legitimacy of modern government. Yet political theorists have often been reluctant to engage directly with questions of representation, and empirical political scientists have closed down such questions by making representation synonymous with…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance

    Edited by Kidane Mengisteab, Gerard Hagg

    Most African economies range from moderately advanced capitalist systems with modern banks and stock markets to peasant and pastoral subsistent systems. Most African countries are also characterized by parallel institutions of governance – one is the state sanctioned (formal) system and the other…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    African Governance

  • Refiguring Democracy

    The Spanish Political Laboratory

    By Ramon A. Feenstra, Simon Tormey, Andreu Casero-Ripollés, John Keane

    Spain has become a remarkable democratic laboratory in which millions of citizens are experimenting with new forms of political expression. This book examines the dynamics of this political laboratory, showing that the upheavals it is experiencing are likely in the near future to affect democracies…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge Studies in Anti-Politics and Democratic Crisis

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Yun-Han Chu, Tun-Jen Cheng

    This handbook provides an in-depth analysis of the dynamics as well as prospects of democratization in East Asia. 30 leading scholars and experts in the field offer chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and the regional level by examining the interaction between the domestic and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Israel at the Polls 2015

    A Moment of Transformative Stability

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27 

  • Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?

    Local and National Perspectives

    Edited by Kate Xiao Zhou, Shelley Rigger, Lynn T. White III

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Politics in Asia

  • Securing Democracy

    Political Parties and Democratic Consolidation in Southern Europe

    Edited by Geoffrey Pridham

    When this book first published in 1990, several ‘new’ democracies were emerging in Southern Europe. Italy, Portugal, Spain and Greece were generally seen as conforming to the western European model of liberal democracy. But the process of democratization is a gradual one, and each national…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Professionalization of Public Participation

    Edited by Laurence Bherer, Mario Gauthier, Louis Simard

    The Professionalization of Public Participation is an edited collection of essays by leading and emerging scholars examining the emerging profession of public participation professional. Public participation professionals are persons working in the public, private or third sectors that are paid to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28 

  • Rosa Luxemburg in Action

    For Revolution and Democracy

    By Rosemary H. T. O'Kane

    Neither a work concerned only with her Marxist writings nor a personal biography concerned with her private life, this book examines Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas on revolution and democracy and how the two are bound together by her views on the importance of political action. Stretching, historically,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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 – 2017-03-07 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • 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 – 2017-03-01 
    Challenges of Globalisation

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