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  • Democratic Sovereignty

    Authority, Legitimacy, and State in a Globalizing Age, 1st Edition

    By Matthew S. Weinert

    This new book argues that sovereignty, generally defined as the supreme authority in a political community, has a neglected democratic dimension that highlights the expansion of substantive individual rights and freedoms at home and abroad. Offering an historically based assessment of sovereignty…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Dominant Political Parties and Democracy

    Concepts, Measures, Cases and Comparisons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthijs Bogaards, Françoise Boucek

    This book examines dominant parties in both established democracies and new democracies and explores the relationship between dominant parties and the democratic process. Bridging existing literatures, the authors analyse dominant parties at national and sub-national, district and intra-party…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • The Turkish Deep State

    State Consolidation, Civil-Military Relations and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mehtap Sooyler

    The deep state ranks among the most critical issues in Turkish politics. This book traces its origins and offers an explanation of the emergence and trajectory of the deep state; the meaning and function of informal and authoritarian institutions in the formal security sector of a democratic regime…

    Hardback – 2015-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The President, the State and the Cold War

    Comparing the foreign policies of Truman and Reagan, 1st Edition

    By James Bilsland

    US foreign policy during the Cold War has been analysed from a number of perspectives, generating large bodies of literature attempting to explain its origins, its development and its conclusion. However, there are still many questions left only partially explained. In large part this is because…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Svetlana Tyulkina

    The term ‘militant democracy’ was coined by Karl Loewenstein in the 1930s. He argued that attempts to establish democracy in the Weimar Republic failed due to the lack of militancy against subversive movements. The concept of militant democracy was introduced to legal scholarship and constitutional…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge

  • Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel

    A Critical Approach to Political Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Weinblum

    This book scrutinises how political actors in the Israeli parliament (the Knesset) have articulated the security-democracy nexus in their discourses. Security crises expose political leaders to an uncomfortable dilemma: guaranteeing the safety of citizens while at the same time preserving…

    Hardback – 2015-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Nations and Democracy

    New Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Machin

    A figure of enduring ingenuity, the nation has for centuries played a part on the socio-political stage. Whether centre stage or background scenery, it has featured in violent tragedies, revolutionary drama and nostalgic fable. Today, the nation is cast simultaneously in the roles of villain and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • The History of Compulsory Voting in Europe

    Democracy's Duty?, 1st Edition

    By Anthoula Malkopoulou

    Is voting out of fashion? Does it matter if voters don't show up at the polls? If yes, is legal enforcement of voting compatible with democracy? These are just a few of the questions linked to the thorny problem of electoral abstention. This book addresses the hot question whether there is a duty…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Regional Integration and Democratic Conditionality

    How Democracy Clauses Help Democratic Consolidation and Deepening, 1st Edition

    By Gaspare M. Genna, Taeko Hiroi

    How effective are democracy clauses of regional integration organizations (RIOs) in promoting democratization and democratic consolidation among member-states? RIOs are increasingly adopting "democracy only" clauses in their treaties, requiring democracy and political stability as a condition of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Rosa Luxemburg in Action

    For Revolution and Democracy, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Presidential Rhetoric from Wilson to Obama

    Constructing crises, fast and slow, 1st Edition

    By Wesley Widmaier

    Over the past century, presidential constructions of crises have spurred recurring redefinitions of U.S. interests, as crusading advance has alternated with realist retrenchment. For example, Harry Truman and George W. Bush constructed crises that justified liberal crusades in the Cold War and War…

    Hardback – 2014-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • George Kateb

    Dignity, Morality, Individuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Seery

    George Kateb’s writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy—sovereignty vested in the many—might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular, albeit ordinary individual. His essays, often leading to unexpected results, have…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

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