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  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabrielle Lynch, Peter VonDoepp

    This volume explores the issues and debates surrounding the ongoing processes of democratization in sub-Saharan Africa, illuminating the central dynamics characterizing Africa’s democratic experiments, and considering the connections between democratization and economic, social, and cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Feminist Activism at War

    Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Ana Miškovska Kajevska

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Organizing for Policy Influence

    Comparing Parties, Interest Groups, and Direct Action, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Farrer

    In this book, Benjamin Farrer explains how activists can influence the policies they care about, even when they are outnumbered and their issues are ignored. The solution lies in a surprising place: organizational choice. Different types of organizations will be more influential under particular…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Emotions, Mobilisations and South Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amélie Blom, Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal

    This book highlights the role of emotions in the contentious politics of modern South Asia. It brings new methodological, theoretical and empirical insights to the mutual constitution of emotions and mobilisations in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. As such, it addresses three distinct but related…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Assessing Prostitution Policies in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Synnøve Økland Jahnsen, Hendrik Wagenaar

    Once again, prostitution occupies a prominent position on public and political agendas, both nationally and internationally. A topic of concern and interest within social and academic realms, it is a highly moralised, contested issue that is at the centre of heated and drawn-out debates. With each…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Securitization of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

    The Rise of a Patriotocratic System, 1st Edition

    By Cora Y.T. Hui

    In recent years, the city many hoped would help democratize China has instead become a research setting in which to study China’s increasing intolerance of dissent.  Since Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, China’s treatment of Hong Kong could be divided into three stages:…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century

    How They Won, Why Liberals and Labor Lost, 1st Edition

    By G. William Domhoff

    The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century demonstrates exactly how the corporate rich developed and implemented the policies and created the government structures that allowed them to dominate the United States. The book is framed within three historical developments that have…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Talking Collective Action

    A Sequential Analysis of Strategic Planning in Anti-Nuclear Groups, 1st Edition

    By Ole Pütz

    An ethnographic study of anti-nuclear movement groups that both challenges assumptions of traditional social movement studies of strategic action and shows what can be gained through microanalysis of talk in meetings, this book advances social movement studies methodologically and theoretically…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Sociology

  • Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right

    The Political Thought of Carl Jung, 1st Edition

    By Laurie M. Johnson

    Political theorist Laurie M. Johnson deals with Jung’s analysis of the effects of modern scientific rationalism on the development of communism, fascism and Nazism in the 20th century and applies this analysis to the rise of the New Right in the 21st century. Jung’s thought provides much needed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

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