Political Behavior and Participation Products

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 

  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 

  • Strategic Impasse

    The Social Bases of Geopolitical Decline

    By Juan Corradi

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 

  • Social Movements in 21st Century America

    Cultures of Defiance and Resistance

    By Scott McNall

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 

  • Guatemala, The Question of Genocide

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 

  • Sufi Political Thought

    By Milad Milani

    Sufism is generally perceived as being spiritually focused and about the development of the self. However, Sufi orders have been involved historically as important civic and political actors in the Muslim world, having participated extensively in inter-faith dialogue, and political challenges to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Social Movements and Political Activism in Contemporary Japan

    Re-emerging from Invisibility

    Edited by David Chiavacci, Julia Obinger

    This books explores social movements and political activism in contemporary Japan, arguing that the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident marks a decisive moment, which has led to an unprecedented resurgence in social and protest movements and inaugurated a new era of civic engagement. Offering fresh…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Political Participation, Diffused Governance, and the Transformation of Democracy

    Patterns of Change

    By Yvette Peters

    Although democratic governments have introduced a number of institutional reforms in part intended to increase citizens’ political involvement, studies show a continued decline in regular political engagement. This book examines different forms of political participation in democracies, and in what…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Democratization Studies

  • Baltic Socialism Remembered

    Memory and Life Story since 1989

    Edited by Ene Kõresaar

    What does it mean to tell a life story? How is one’s memory of communism shaped by family, profession, generation and religion? Do post-communist Baltic states embrace similar memories? The Baltic states represent not only a geographical but also a mnemonic region. The mental maps of people who…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 

  • Gender and Political Psychology

    Edited by Zoe Oxley

    This book showcases new work done by gender politics scholars and political psychologists, covering a variety of political psychology topics. These include stereotyping and prejudice, intergroup conflict, social identity, attitude formation, group affinity, group decision-making, anxiety,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 

  • Global Entangled Inequalities

    Conceptual Debates and Evidence from Latin America

    Edited by Elizabeth Jelin, Renata C. Motta, Sérgio Costa

    This book presents studies from across Latin America to take up the challenge of exploring the plurality of social inequalities from a global perspective. Accordingly, it identifies the structural forces of social inequalities on a world scale as they shape asymmetries observed in a wide array of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Entangled Inequalities: Exploring Global Asymmetries

  • Creativity and Limitation in Political Communities

    Spinoza, Schmitt and Ordering

    By Ignas Kalpokas

    There is an inherent tension between popular and establishment powers in political communities. With anti-establishment sentiment on the rise across Western democracies, exploring the underpinnings of this dualism and rethinking theories of political life within states is of paramount importance.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

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