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  • Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation

    By Peter Nyers

    Deportation has again taken a prominent place within the immigration policies of nation-states. Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation addresses the social responses to deportation, in particular the growing movements against deportation and detention, and for freedom of movement and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-State governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate or not in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Federalism Studies

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 

  • Organized Crime and the Nation-State

    Geopolitics and National Sovereignty

    By De Leon Petta Gomes da Costa

    Geopolitics is an increasingly important tool to understand national and international relations. This book unravels how organized crime is not just a marginal problem, but part of a bigger geopolitical and asymmetrical warfare strategy. It seeks to establish a direct relationship between Nation…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06 

  • The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

    Striving to Serve Those Who Served

    By Anne Douds, Eileen Michelle Ahlin

    Veterans Treatment Courts provides a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the burgeoning veteran’s court movement from genesis through operation, and concluding with comments on its societal relevance. Beginning with the unlikely convergence of therapeutic jurisprudence with the oft-misunderstood…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Sinclair Dinnen

    This book provides a rigorous and cross-disciplinary analysis of this Melanesian nation at a critical juncture in its post-colonial and post-conflict history, with contributions from leading scholars of Solomon Islands. The notion of ‘transition’ as used to describe the recent drawdown of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Using in-depth field research and analysis of case-studies, Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans focuses attention on the phenomenon of violence performed by Italian organized crime groups, devoting specific attention to the Camorra, which has…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia

    The Collision of Passions

    By Data D Barata

    This book examines the relationship between inequalities and identities in relation to an unprecedented state advocacy of "ethnic rights" in post-civil war Ethiopia. The analysis is set against the background of a dramatic state remaking by a rebellion movement (the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Informal Economies and Power

    By Anna Danielsson

    The global ubiquity of informal economic activities has turned informality into a key policy question, not least in international peace- and statebuilding. This book explores a core aspect of economic informality: its resilience despite comprehensive international anti-informality operations.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Interrogating Communalism

    Violence, Citizenship and Minorities in South India

    By Salah Punathil

    This book examines conflict and violence among religious minorities and the implication on the idea of citizenship in contemporary India. Going beyond the usual Hindu-Muslim question, it situates communalism in the context of conflicts between Muslims and Christians. By tracing the long history of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • The Globalization of Urban Governance

    Edited by Helmut Philipp Aust, Anél du Plessis

    The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the UN General Assembly in 2015 represents the latest attempt by the international community to live up to the challenges of a planet that is out of bounds. Sustainable Development Goal 11 set out the vision that by 2030 cities around the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07 
    Cities and Global Governance

  • The Routledge Handbook of LGBTQIA Administration and Policy

    Edited by Wallace Swan

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and Allies community (abbreviated LGBTQIA or ‘LGBTQ’) is responding to a radically changed social and political environment. While a host of books have analyzed legal dimensions of LGBTQ public policy, the Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 

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