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  • Democratic Transformations in Europe 31

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Yvette Peters, Michael Tatham

    Democracies evolve. Their evolution is not only key to their survival; it is also a reflection of the changing environment in which they operate. This book contributes to the analysis and understanding of how democratic states have transformed over time by examining a number of challenges and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Statecraft of Consensus Democracies in a Turbulent World

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

    By Jose 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

  • Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring

    Rethinking Democratization

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bottom-up change, or the lack thereof, and its effects…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Kevin Hewison is Emeritus Professor in Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Visiting Professor at the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya. He is the author of more than 200 publications of politics, development and labour issues in Thailand and on…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Capitalist Transformation

    Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy

    By Jeff Seward

    The Politics of Capitalist Transformation is the only book-length study of the highly protectionist Brazilian informatics policy from its origins in the early 1970s to the collapse of the market reserve in the early 1990s and its impact in subsequent decades. Jeff Seward provides a sophisticated…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Comparative Perspectives on EU Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Anne Wetzel, Jan Orbie, Fabienne Bossuyt

    This volume examines the substance of European Union (EU) democracy promotion by comparing it with norms of governance that other international actors promote, among them the United Nations, the United States, the Central and East European EU member states, Russia, China and non-governmental…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Judicial Politics in Mexico

    The Supreme Court and the Transition to Democracy

    Edited by Andrea Castagnola, Saul Lopez Noriega

    After more than seventy years of uninterrupted authoritarian government headed by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), Mexico formally began the transition to democracy in 2000. Unlike most other new democracies in Latin America, no special Constitutional Court was set up, nor was there…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Governing Biodiversity through Democratic Deliberation

    Edited by Mikko Rask, Richard Worthington

    This book discusses political controversies involved in global biodiversity policy, and the practical opportunities that are opened up in solving them through increased citizen participation and democratic deliberation. It examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy

    Temporal Othering in International Relations

    By Cathy Elliott

    This book looks at democracy promotion as a form of foreign policy. Elliott asks why democracy was seen to be the answer to the 7/7 bombings in London, and why it should be promoted not in Britain, but in Pakistan? The book provides a detailed answer to these questions, examining the logic and the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Interventions

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