Political Behavior and Participation Products

  • On the Greek Origins of Biopolitics

    A Reinterpretation of the History of Biopower

    By Mika Ojakangas

    This book explores the origins of western biopolitics in ancient Greek political thought. Ojakangas’s argues that the conception of politics as the regulation of the quantity and quality of population in the name of the security and happiness of the state and its inhabitants is as old as…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food

    A Comparative Study of Social Movements

    By Renata Motta

    This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation

    By Kateřina Vráblíková

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. The mass character and importance of political activism between elections is evident in such mobilizations as Occupy Wall Street,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Russian Borderlands in Change

    North Caucasian Youth and the Politics of Bordering and Citizenship

    By Tiina Sotkasiira

    While moving across borders has been made easier for some in Russia in recent years, for others, physical as well as socio-cultural borders are proving to be more and more difficult to cross. Tackling the differences between the ways in which official discourses construct borders and the ways…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Liberty, Toleration and Equality

    John Locke, Jonas Proast and the Letters Concerning Toleration

    By John Tate

    The seventeenth century English philosopher, John Locke, is widely recognized as one of the seminal sources of the modern liberal tradition. Liberty, Toleration and Equality examines the development of Locke’s ideal of toleration, from its beginnings, to the culmination of this development in Locke…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Ideologies of Experience

    Trauma, Failure, Deprivation, and the Abandonment of the Self

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    Matthew H. Bowker offers a novel analysis of "experience": the vast and influential concept that has shaped Western social theory and political practice for the past half-millennium. While it is difficult to find a branch of modern thought, science, industry, or art that has not relied in some way…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Role Contestation, Foreign Policy, and International Relations

    Edited by Cristian Cantir, Juliet Kaarbo

    Despite the increase in the number of studies in International Relations using concepts from a role theory perspective, scholarship continues to assume that a state’s own expectations of what role it should play on the world stage is shared among domestic political actors. Cristian Cantir and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Europe and Islam

    Edited by Erik Jones, Saskia van Genugten

    This book provides an in depth analysis of the challenging relationship between Europe and Islam. The general chapters on secularism, security, identity and solidarity show the challenge of promoting a stable multi-cultural society. In depth analysis of France, Germany, Britain, the Netherlands,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Left in Europe in the Age of Austerity

    Edited by Babak Amini

    The complex trajectory of Europe after the 2008 global financial crisis, has led to the catastrophic failure of deep austerity measures that swept across the Union, and is reflected in the rise of some radical left parties such as SYRIZA as well as an unfortunate rise in far right and nationalist…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Twitter and Elections around the World

    Campaigning in 140 Characters or Less

    Edited by Richard Davis, Christina Holtz Bacha, Marion R. Just

    Richard Davis is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Office of Civic Engagement at Brigham Young University. He is the author of several books on the Internet and American politics including New Media and American Politics (1998), with Diana Owen; The Web of Politics (1999);…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

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