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  • The Dark Side of Podemos?

    Carl Schmitt and Contemporary Progressive Populism

    By Josh Booth, Patrick Baert

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Electoral Rules and Electoral Behaviour

    The Scope of Effects

    Edited by Ruth Dassonneville, Marc Hooghe, Michael S. Lewis-Beck

    Across representative democracies, there is a strong variation in the rules that govern the electoral process. A classic insight in political science is that these rules, e.g., the presence of a majoritarian or a proportional system have a profound effect on the way a democracy functions. We know…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis

    Edited by Kirk Hawkins, Ryan Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean struggle between the will of the common people…

    Paperback – 2017-12-10 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Digesting the Public Sphere

    Edited by Sarah Marusek

    In the routine spectrum of our lives, we inhabit the public sphere. Whether in the street, the shopping center, or on the bus, we engage with the empowered, the disempowered, the omitted, and the powerful. Within the public sphere, the notion of public involves a complexity of approaches to aspects…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Conventional Versus Non-conventional Political Participation in Turkey

    Dimensions, Means, and Consequences

    Edited by Cristiano Bee, Ayhan Kaya

    This book focuses on the emergence of different forms of civic and political activism in Turkey. It has taken into account different components of active citizenship, specifically looking at the development of civic and political forms of activism that bridge the realms of conventional and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Public Understanding of Assessment

    Edited by John Gardner

    Assessment of educational achievement, whether by traditional examinations or by teachers in schools, attracts considerable public interest, particularly when it is associated with ‘high stakes’ outcomes such as university entry or selection for employment. When the individual’s results do not…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Public Opinion and Democracy in Transitional Regimes

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Juliet Pietsch, Michael Miller, Jeffrey Karp

    Despite the enthusiasm surrounding the Colour Revolutions and the Arab Spring, the world’s share of democracies has stagnated over the past 15 years. The steady rise of China, Russia, and Iran has also led to warnings of a resurgence of "authoritarian great powers", especially in light of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Brexit and the Commonwealth

    What Next?

    Edited by Peter Clegg

    The decision of the UK to ‘Leave’ the European Union (EU) was unexpected, and as a consequence the precise details of what would come next were left very unclear, and still today there is little certainty or agreement over what ‘Brexit’ will actually mean. It is within this context that the edited…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

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