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  • Taiwan

    Nation-State or Province?, 7th Edition

    By John Franklin Copper

    In this newly revised and updated seventh edition of Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? Copper examines Taiwan's geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system and foreign and security politics in the context of Taiwan's uncertain status, as either a sovereign nation or a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    7th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 and 2018 elections are over, but looking ahead to the 2019–2020 election cycle, the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a "rigged system," voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Administrative Evil

    5th Edition

    By Danny L. Balfour, Guy B. Adams, Ashley E. Nickels

    The relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life, has come to the fore as institutions of government seek new ways to operate in an environment of extreme mistrust. Unmasking Administrative Evil, 5th Edition argues that the tendency toward…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic character of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest or the next great candidate will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound – changes that are distorting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Democracy in Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Democracy in Theory and Practice presents an authoritative overview of democratic theory today. Its distinctive approach links theory to practice, emphasizing the wide variety of institutions and procedures through which core democratic principles are implemented and the normative and practical…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk A. Hawkins, Ryan E. Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populism is on the rise in Europe and the Americas. Scholars increasingly understand populist forces in terms of their ideas or discourse, one that envisions a cosmic struggle between the will of the common people and a conspiring elite. In this volume, we advance populism scholarship by proposing…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Art and Craft of Political Theory

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Paul Thiele

    The Art and Craft of Political Theory provides a critical overview of the discipline’s core concepts and concerns and highlights its development of critical thinking and practical judgment. The field’s interdisciplinary strengths are deployed to grapple with emerging issues and engage afresh…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • Internet and Democracy in the Network Society

    1st Edition

    By Jan A.G.M. van Dijk, Kenneth L. Hacker

    A seminal shift has taken place in the relationship between Internet usage and politics. At the turn of the century, it was presumed that digital communication would produce many positive political effects like improvements to political information retrieval, support for public debate and community…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Africa’s Big Men

    Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Kalu, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Toyin Falola

    This book spotlights, analyzes and explains varying forms and patterns of state-society relations on the African continent, taking as point of departure the complexities created by the emergence, proliferation and complicated interactions of so-called ‘big men’ across Africa's fifty-four states.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    6th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 elections are over, but the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a 'rigged system,' voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the popular vote count all lead to a common question and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Government and Politics in Taiwan

    2nd Edition

    By Dafydd Fell

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this new and revised second edition of Government and Politics in Taiwan introduces students to the big questions concerning change and continuity in Taiwanese politics and governance. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

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