Political Behavior and Participation Products

  • The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

    Edited by Nathan Farrell

    This edited collection brings together a range of research focusing on the political economy of celebrity activism. It seeks to advance current understandings of the complex relationships between celebrity activists, traditional political figures, non-profit organisations, the corporate sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • We Count, We Matter

    Voice, Choice and the Death of Distance

    By Christopher Steed

    This book examines the meaning of Brexit, the election of Trump and the rising tide of populist revolt on the right amidst the collapse of the left. Exploring the reaction against the establishment or ‘the system’, the author contends that we are witnessing a new divide between those who wish to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Islam in International Affairs

    Politics and Paradigms

    Edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Raffaele Mauriello, Deina Abdelkader

    This edited volume presents Islam as a conceptualization of ideas that affect people’s thinking and behavior in their capacity to relate with IR as both discipline and practice. Islam is not conceived and studied simply in theological terms, but analyzed from different viewpoints that engage with a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Trumping Democracy in the United States

    From Ronald Reagan to Alt-Right

    By Chip Berlet

    Donald Trump announced his campaign for the Presidential nomination of the Republican Party on June 16, 2015. The business mogul mobilized a huge, angry constituency that was overwhelmingly white. They were attracted to Trump’s campaign slogan of "Make America Great Again." Great again for whom?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Marcuse in the Twenty-First Century

    Radical Politics, Critical Theory, and Revolutionary Praxis

    Edited by Robert Kirsch, Sarah Surak

    This book engages the critical theory of political philosopher Herbert Marcuse to imagine spaces of resistance and liberation from the repressive forces of late capitalism. Marcuse, an influential counterculture voice in the 1960s, highlighted the "smooth democratic unfreedom" of postwar capitalism…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action

    By Scott Myers-Lipton

    The young people supporting Black Lives Matter and Bernie Sanders’ call for political revolution are in need of a book focusing on how to effectively bring about community change. While there are many books about community organizing and social change, there are no college texts focusing on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Catalan Independence

    Spain’s Territorial Crisis

    By Andrew Dowling

    As recently as the mid-2000s, Catalonia was described and analysed by scholars as exhibiting a non-secessionist nationalism and was seen within Europe and beyond as a role model for successful devolution which had much to teach other parts of the world. The Spanish state seemed to be on a journey…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Federalism Studies

  • The Ethnopolitics of Ethnofederalism in Ethiopia

    Edited by Jan Erk

    Ethiopia is the darling of development economists: since 2005, the country’s economic growth rate has consistently been over the 10% mark. Ethiopia is also a regional superpower with political influence across East Africa and the Horn. Furthermore, the African Union has its headquarters in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • The Political Anthropology of Ethnic and Religious Minorities

    Edited by Arpad Szakolczai, Agnes Horvath, Attila Z. Papp

    This book presents some arguments why a political anthropological perspective can be particularly helpful to understand the connected political and cultural challenges and opportunities posed by the situation of ethnic and religious minorities. The first chapter shortly introduces the major…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy

    Edited by Laurence Morel, Matt Qvortrup

    Over the last 30 years referendums have played an increasingly important role in determining government policy. Recent high profile referendums in Scotland, Catalonia and Ukraine have continued the movement towards independence referendums following decolonization and the end of the Cold War. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Political and Economic Challenges of Energy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by David Ramin Jalilvand, Kirsten Westphal

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are in disarray, and shifts in the field of energy have the potential to drastically affect the course of political and economic developments in the region. Declining oil prices, skyrocketing domestic demand, the rise of unconventional oil and natural gas…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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