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  • Social Change and Political Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Rootes, Howard Davis

    Social Change in Political Transformation is thorough examination of political transformation the book features contributors from western and eastern Europe, giving their views on how European society and institutions are changing. The themes of social change, new movements and the development of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Higher Education in the Post-Communist World

    Case Studies of Eight Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula L.W. Sabloff

    Originally published in 1999, Higher Education in the Post-Communist World focuses on specific public universities during their, and their nations’ early transition years (1989-1995) from communism to democracy and the changes from centrally planned, to free-market economies. The book offers a…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Mauritania's Colonels

    Political Leadership, Civil-Military Relations and Democratization, 1st Edition

    By Boubacar N’Diaye

    This book, the result of more than a decade of research, focuses on the socio-political dynamics and civil-military relations in a little studied country: Mauritania, located in the troubled North-western part of Africa. Boubacar N’Diaye brings into light the political evolution of this country…

    Paperback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Routledge Revivals: Peacebuilding and National Ownership in Timor-Leste (2013)

    1st Edition

    By Sukehiro Hasegawa

    Originally published in 2013, Peacebuilding and National Ownership in Timor-Leste is an insightful, analytical presentation of developments that took place in Timor-Leste from July 2002 to September 2006. It reflects an intimate knowledge of events during this period and provides a detailed focus…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Challenges of Democracy in the 21st Century

    Concepts, Methods, Causality and the Quality of Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Tomini, Giulia Sandri

    The effectiveness and capacity of survival of democratic regimes has been recently and widely questioned in the public and political debate. Both democratic institutions and political actors are increasingly confronted with rapid economic and societal transformations that, at least according to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance and Democracy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, William Webster

    Many contemporary surveillance practices take place in information infrastructures which are from the public domain. Although they have far reaching consequences for both citizens and their rights, they are not always subject to regulatory demands and oversight. This being said, democratic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-17
    Routledge

  • Shaping Citizenship

    A Political Concept in Theory, Debate and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Wiesner, Anna Björk, Hanna-Mari Kivistö, Katja Mäkinen

    Citizenship is a core concept for the social sciences, and citizenship is also frequently interpreted, challenged and contested in different political arenas. Shaping Citizenship explores how the concept is debated and contested, defined and redefined, used and constructed by different agents, at…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side of Podemos?

    Carl Schmitt and Contemporary Progressive Populism, 1st Edition

    By Josh Booth, Patrick Baert

    In 2014 a new progressive party, Podemos, emerged on the Spanish political scene. Within just over two years it had become the country’s third-biggest party, winning a slew of seats in parliament and regularly making headline news. While some see Podemos as the saviour of Spanish democracy, others…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Electoral Rules and Electoral Behaviour

    The Scope of Effects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Dassonneville, Marc Hooghe, Michael S. Lewis-Beck

    Across representative democracies, there is a strong variation in the rules that govern the electoral process. A classic insight in political science is that these rules, e.g., the presence of a majoritarian or a proportional system have a profound effect on the way a democracy functions. We know…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Participatory Democracy Turn

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Bherer, Pascale Dufour, Francoise Montambeault

    Since the 1960s, participatory discourses and techniques have been at the core of decision making processes in a variety of sectors around the world – a phenomenon often referred to as the participatory turn. Over the years, this participatory turn has given birth to a large array of heterogeneous…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • When Democracies Collapse

    Assessing Transitions to Non-Democratic Regimes in the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    By Luca Tomini

    While the process of democratization is nowadays an established scholarship, the reverse process of de-democratization has generated less attention even when the regression or even breakdown of democracy occurred on a regular basis over past decades.This book investigates both the different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Time, Globalization and Human Experience

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

    This edited volume focuses on the intersection of time and globalization, as manifested across a variety of economic, political, cultural, and environmental contexts. Since David Harvey’s influential characterization of globalization as "time-space compression", ample research has looked at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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