Political Behavior and Participation Products

  • The ANC and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa

    Essential writings

    Edited by Thula Simpson

    The history of the ANC, which is the oldest liberation movement on the African continent, is one that has generated a great deal of interest amongst historians in recent years. Gone are the days when the history of African nationalism could be relegated to the margins of the study of the South…

    Hardback – 2017-03-18 
    Routledge

  • The Performativity of Digital Activism

    By Fidele Vlavo

    This book offers an analysis of online direct action as creative and cultural performance. It examines the historical and present practices of artists-activists engaged in digital activism, including the work of Critical Art Ensemble, Electronic Disturbance Theatre and Anonymous and discusses over…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Leadership in Public Organizations

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Montgomery Van Wart

    Now in a completely revised and updated Third Edition, Leadership in Public Organizations provides a compact but complete analysis of leadership for students and practitioners who work in public and nonprofit organizations.  Offering a comprehensive review of leadership theories in the field, from…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art

    By Panos Kompatsiaris

    Contemporary art biennials are sites of prestige, innovation and experimentation, where the category of art is meant to be in perpetual motion, rearranged and redefined, opening itself to the world and its contradictions. They are sites of a seemingly peaceful cohabitation between the ‘elitist’ and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom

    Transcending Natural Rights

    By Jeremy Seth Geddert

    Human rights are thought to guarantee pluralism by protecting individual liberty from imposed religious conceptions of virtue. Yet critics often argue that this secular focus on merely avoiding violations can also enable unfettered individualism and undermine appeals to the common good. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Africa's Checkered Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability

    By Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every generation finds a new reason for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Natural Law and Religious Freedom aims to address what is relatively…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Ben Golder, Daniel McLoughlin

    The proposed volume is the first to address the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians and sociologists from around the world, including the Americas, Australia, Europe and the United…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom

    8th Edition

    By Hanes Walton, Robert C. Smith, Sherri Wallace

    This dynamic and comprehensive text from nationally renowned scholars continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had -- and continue to have -- on American politics. Through the use of two interrelated themes -- the idea of universal freedom and the concept of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Unchecked Corporate Power

    Why the Crimes of Multinational Corporations Are Routinized Away and What We Can Do About It

    By Gregg Barak

    Why are crimes of the suite punished more leniently than crimes of the street? When police killings of citizens go unpunished, political torture is sanctioned by the state, and the financial frauds of Wall Street traders remain unprosecuted, nothing succeeds with such regularity as the active…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Tax Politics and Policy

    By Michael Thom

    Knowledge of taxes and how they are shaped by political factors is critical to understanding how governments function at the federal, state and local levels. Taxes provide governments the means with which to implement public programs, but they are also used by governments to encourage and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Politics of American Public Policy

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    As a fast growing global peasant movement with members in 80 countries around the world, La Vía Campesina (LVC) has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalization of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of peasants in the processes of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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