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  • Human Rights, Religion and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In this book Kerry O’Halloran analyses a subject of international interest – religion – and examines related contemporary issues from a human rights perspective. The book takes the view that while the impact of Islamic State violence has dramatically demonstrated the destructive power of religious…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Truth, Silence and Violence in Emerging States

    Histories of the Unspoken, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aidan Russell

    Around the world in the twentieth century, political violence in emerging states gave rise to different kinds of silence within their societies. This book explores the histories of these silences, how they were made, maintained, evaded, and transformed. This book gives a comprehensive view of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Constitutions are often seen as the product of the free will of a people exercising their constituent power. This, however, is not always the case, particularly when it comes to ‘imposed constitutions’. In recent years there has been renewed interest in the idea of imposition in constitutional…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Transatlantic Democracy Assistance

    Promoting Different Models of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Jan Hornat

    The approaches of EU institutions and the US to democracy assistance often vary quite significantly as both actors choose different means and tactics. The nuances in the understandings of democracy on the part of the EU and the US lead to their promotion of models of democratic governance that are…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Foucault, Biopolitics and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Lauri Siisiäinen

    Political resistance is flourishing. In this context, there is a growing interest to reread Michel Foucault’s work, especially from the late period, from the perspective of resistance, social movements and affirmative biopolitics. Yet what has been missing so far is a book-length, comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Organized Crime and the Nation-State

    Geopolitics and National Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By De Leon Petta Gomes da Costa

    Geopolitics is an increasingly important tool to understand national and international relations. This book unravels how organized crime is not just a marginal problem but part of a bigger geopolitical and asymmetrical warfare strategy. It seeks to establish a direct relationship between Nation…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    A Global City in China and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s innovative and creative industries and the challenges they face serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities that are actively developing their innovative and creative industries in the era of globalization. The return of sovereignty over…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Eurocommunism

    From the Communist to the Radical European Left, 1st Edition

    By Ioannis Balampanidis

    Eurocommunism constitutes a "moment" of great transformation connecting the past and the present of the European Left, a political project by means of which left-wing politics in Europe effected a definitive transition to a thoroughly different paradigm. It rose in the wake of 1968 – that pivotal…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Authoritarianism and Corporatism in Europe and Latin America

    Crossing Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by António Costa Pinto, Federico Finchelstein

    What drove the horizontal spread of authoritarianism and corporatism between Europe and Latin America in the 20th century? What processes of transnational diffusion were in motion and from where to where? In what type of ‘critical junctures’ were they adopted and why did corporatism largely…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Interrogating Communalism

    Violence, Citizenship and Minorities in South India, 1st Edition

    By Salah Punathil

    This book examines conflict and violence among religious minorities and the implication on the idea of citizenship in contemporary India. Going beyond the usual Hindu-Muslim question, it situates communalism in the context of conflicts between Muslims and Christians. By tracing the long history of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • Heroism and Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Kitchen, Jennifer G. Mathers

    The rhetoric of heroism pervades politics. Political leaders invoke their own heroic credentials, soldiers are celebrated at sporting events, ordinary citizens become state symbols (or symbols of opposition), and high profile celebrities embody a glamorized, humanitarian heroism. Using analytical…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Political Silence

    Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Dingli, Thomas N. Cooke

    The notion of ‘silence’ in Politics and International Relations has come to imply the absence of voice in political life and, as such, tends to be scholastically prescribed as the antithesis of political power and political agency. However, from Emma Gonzáles’s three minutes of silence as part…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Interventions

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