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  • Routledge Handbook of Democracy and Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leonard Weinberg, Elizabeth Francis

    This new handbook is a coherent examination of security challenges to democracies and their outcomes, highlighting the tension between liberty and democracy. Grounded in historical analysis, each of the sections addresses past and emerging security threats; legal and legislative…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 

  • Civic Nationalisms in Global Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jasper Trautsch

    Recent events around the globe have cast doubt on the assumption that, as a result of increasing cross-border migrations and global interdependencies, nation-states are becoming more inclusive, ethnic forms of identification more and more a thing of the past, and processes of supranational…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • EU Democracy Promotion and Governmentality

    Turkey and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Hanna L. Muehlenhoff

    This volume draws on a Foucauldian understanding of governmentality to explore how EU civil society funding policies depoliticise civil society organisations. It questions whether international civil society funding always depoliticises civil society organisations, as the literature on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 

  • From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism

    Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Neil DeVotta

    This book shows how Sri Lanka’s civil war gradually undermined liberal democracy and caused the country to regress toward the current soft authoritarian dispensation. In doing so, it introduces the concept of 'ethnic supererogation,' a governing system built around the notion that a majority ethnic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • A Citizen’s Guide to Social Movements

    Protest and the DNA of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By John Markoff

    The role of social and political movements are crucial in shaping the way we understand democracy. This brief and accessible guide explains how the formal rules of democratic political systems encourage citizens to engage in the kinds of action we commonly associate with movements: picketing,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic nature of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest and the next great candidates will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound -- changes that are profoundly…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25 

  • Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focusing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Emotions, Protest, Democracy

    Collective Identities in Contemporary Spain, 1st Edition

    By Emmy Eklundh

    With the rise of both populist parties and social movements in Europe, the role of emotions in politics has once again become key to political debates, and particularly in the Spanish case. Since 2011, the Spanish political landscape has been redrawn. What started as the Indignados movement has now…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

    The state of political discourse in the United States today has been a subject of concern for many Americans. Political incivility is not merely a problem for political elites; political conversations between American citizens have also become more difficult and tense. The 2016 presidential…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 

  • Aurel Kolnai's 'War Against the West' Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Bialas

    Aurel Kolnai’s The War against the West remains one of the most insightful analyses of Nazi thought ever written. First published in 1938 it was a revelation for many readers. Quite different in tone and approach from most other analyses of Nazism available in English, it was remarkable for the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

    A Twenty First Century Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Rainer Kattel

    2017 marked the 75th anniversary of Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, a work acknowledged as one of the most insightful books written in the 20th century. It retains a contemporary quality, and still invites criticisms, new interpretations, and extensions and across disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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