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  • Informal Politics in Post-Communist Europe

    Political Parties, Clientelism and State Capture, 1st Edition

    By Michal Klíma

    This book offers a fascinating, thought-provoking and ground-breaking study of post-communist political life. It is published just as the countries of Central and Eastern Europe mark thirty years since gaining freedom and have embarked on the path of democracy. This book is one of the first…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

  • Multiple Populisms

    Italy as Democracy's Mirror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker, Manuel Anselmi

    This book provides a comprehensive interpretation of the multiple manifestations of populism using Italy, the only country amongst consolidated constitutional democracies in which populist political forces have been in government on various occasions since the early 1990s, as the starting point and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Quest for Legitimacy in Chinese Politics

    A New Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Lanxin Xiang

    Xiang explains the nature and depth of the legitimacy crisis facing the government of China, and why it is so frequently misunderstood in the West. Arguing that it is more helpful to understand the quest for legitimacy in China as an eternally dynamic process, rather than to seek resolutions in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Colonial Citizenship and Everyday Transnationalism

    An Immigrant’s Story, 1st Edition

    By Alexandria J. Innes

    This book uncovers the contradictions and convergences of racism, decolonisation, migration and living international relations that were shaped by the shift from colonialism to postcolonialism and from nationalism to transnationalism between the 1950s and the present. It takes up the story of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • EU–Turkey Relations

    Civil Society and Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    By Özge Zihnioğlu

    This book focuses on the hidden but ever-present civil society dimension of the EU’s policies towards Turkey and uncovers the pitfall of EU–Turkey relations. It establishes the growing depoliticization of Turkish civil society (in contrast to what the EU’s policies aimed for) and engages with the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy

  • US Democracy Promotion after the Cold War

    Stability, Basic Premises, and Policy toward Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Annika Elena Poppe

    This book explores the often assumed but so far not examined proposition that a particular U.S. culture influences U.S. foreign policy behavior or, more concretely, that widely shared basic assumptions embraced by members of the U.S. administration have a notable impact on foreign policy-making.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chong-Min Park, Eric M. Uslaner

    Bringing together scholars of inequality, both inside and outside of Asia, this book examines how the distribution of income has affected political institutions, representation, and behaviour in Asia. Through detailed data analysis, the international team of contributors engages with the existing…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • NATO’s Democratic Retrenchment

    Hegemony After the Return of History, 1st Edition

    By Henrik B.L. Larsen

    Exploring NATO’s post-Cold War determination to support democracy abroad, this book addresses the alliance’s adaptation to the new illiberal backlashes in Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and Afghanistan after the alleged ‘return of history’. The book engages the question of what has driven…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Modern Security Studies

  • Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • United States - Africa Security Relations

    Terrorism, Regional Security and National Interests, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelechi A. Kalu, George Klay Kieh

    United States-Africa relations have experienced four major cycles. The first cycle was during the Cold War(1960-1990). During this period, the U.S. developed a one-sided relationship with various African states in which the latter served as "foot soldiers" for the U.S. in its competition with the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Martyn P. Thompson

    This book is a critique of Cambridge School Historical Contextualism as the currently dominant mode of history of political thought, drawing upon Michael Oakeshott’s analysis of the logic of historical enquiry. While acknowledging that the early Cambridge School work represented a considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

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