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  • Deliberation and Decision

    Economics, Constitutional Theory and Deliberative Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anne van Aaken, Christian List

    Deliberation and Decision explores ways of bridging the gap between two rival approaches to theorizing about democratic institutions: constitutional economics on the one hand and deliberative democracy on the other. The two approaches offer very different accounts of the functioning and legitimacy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Law, Ethics and Economics

  • The Problem of Political Trust

    A Conceptual Reformulation, 1st Edition

    By Grant Duncan

    Trust has been the subject of empirical and theoretical inquiry in a range of disciplines, including sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, public policy and political theory. The book approaches trust from a multi-disciplinary scope of inquiry. It explains why most existing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Chinese Constitutionalism in a Global Context

    1st Edition

    By Peng Chengyi

    Over the course of the last four decades as China’s ideological realm has been transformed, it has become significantly more complicated. This is well illustrated in the current discourse concerning China’s constitutional future. Among Chinese intellectuals the liberal constitutionalism paradigm is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Neoliberal Globalisation and Resistance from Below

    Why the Subalterns Resist in Bolivia and not in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Jasper Abembia Ayelazuno

    As bearers of their own emancipation, the political agency of the subaltern classes is a vexed question, a time-honoured one at that. Why do the subalterns endure injustices without revolting most of the time, but revolt sometimes against some injustices? The euphoria of ’globalisation-from-below’,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Contemporary African Politics

  • History, Imperialism, Critique

    New Essays in World Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asher Ghaffar

    This book examines anti-imperialist thought in European philosophy. It features an international group of both emerging and established scholars who directly respond to Timothy Brennan’s far-reaching call to rethink intellectual histories, literary histories, and the reading habits of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror

    The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    This book unravels the role of democracy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and reflects important debates surrounding the security of Muslim communities in the years to come. It looks at the problems of torture, violence and the legal resources available to contemporary democracies to confront…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Surveillance and Democracy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, William Webster

    Many contemporary surveillance practices take place in information infrastructures which are from the public domain. Although they have far reaching consequences for both citizens and their rights, they are not always subject to regulatory demands and oversight. This being said, democratic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • The Vernacularisation of Democracy

    Politics, Caste and Religion in India, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Michelutti

    The book is an ethnographic exploration of how ‘democracy’ takes social and cultural roots in India and in the process shapes the nature of popular politics. It centres on a historically marginalised caste who in recent years has become one of the most assertive and politically powerful communities…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Requisites of Democracy

    Conceptualization, Measurement, and Explanation, 1st Edition

    By Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    This book brings together the conceptual and theoretical writings of Joseph Schumpeter, Robert A. Dahl, Guillermo O’Donnell, and T. H. Marshall.  It demonstrates that most of the different conceptions of democracy in the democratization literature can be ordered in one systematic regime…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Democratization Studies

  • The Funding of Political Parties

    Where Now?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Ewing, Jacob Rowbottom, Joo-Cheong Tham

    This book explores the problems associated with regulating the funding of political parties and election campaigns in a timely assessment of a topic of great political controversy. From interest in Obama's capacity to raise vast sums of money, to scandals that have rocked UK and Australian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Democratic Dilemmas

    Why democracies ban political parties, 1st Edition

    By Angela K Bourne

    This book examines how democratic communities resolve dilemmas posed by anti-system parties or, more specifically, the question of why democracies take the grave decision to ban political parties. On the one hand, party bans may ‘protect’ democracies, usually from groups deemed to undermine the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Extremism and Democracy

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