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  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture—that is, the logic of the capitalist system—is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • The Right to Democracy in International Law

    Between Procedure, Substance and the Philosophy of John Rawls, 1st Edition

    By Khalifa A Alfadhel

    This book explores the right to democracy in international law and contemporary democratic theory, asking whether international law encompasses a substantive or procedural understanding of the notion. The book considers whether there can be considered to be a basis for the right to democracy in…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Statecraft of Consensus Democracies in a Turbulent World

    A Comparative Study of Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland, 1st Edition

    By José 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 – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The Politics of Capitalist Transformation

    Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Democracy and Justice

    Reading Derrida in Istanbul, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Czajka

    This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida’s work on democracy for interpreting contemporary struggles over democracy in Turkey. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance to Derrida, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • The Accountability Gap in EU law

    1st Edition

    By Marios Costa

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government. In view of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Disorienting Democracy

    Politics of emancipation, 1st Edition

    By Clare Woodford

    Drawing on recent developments in continental political thought ‘Disorienting Democracy’ rethinks democracy as a practice that can be used to counter the increasing poverty, inequality and insecurity that mark our contemporary era. In answer to concerns that the contemporary left is not strong…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge
    Interventions

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