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  • The Citizenship of Americans Living Abroad

    Democracy and Those Who Leave

    By Katya C. Long

    As technology enables faster travel and increasing migration, borders between nations have become increasingly porous. As the effects of globalization are manifest around the world, the assumption that exclusive ties exist between a territory, a people, and a government is being challenged. In the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case, In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Politics of Private Transnational Governance by Contract

    Edited by A. Claire Cutler, Thomas Dietz

    This edited volume provides critical reflections on the interplay between politics and law in an increasingly transnationalized global political economy. It focuses specifically on the emergence and operation of new forms of governance that are developing through a variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Lone Wolf and Autonomous Cell Terrorism

    Edited by Jeffrey Kaplan, Heléne Lööw, Leena Malkki

    President Obama has declared that the greatest terrorist threat which America faces is attacks by lone wolf terrorists. This volume expands the lone wolf rubric to include autonomous cells: small groups of terrorists who cooperate, but operate independently. The challenge presented by lone wolves…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Tax Politics and Policy

    By Michael Thom

    Taxes are an inescapable part of life. They are perhaps the most economically consequential aspect of the relationship between individuals and their government. Understanding tax development and implementation, not to mention the political forces involved, is critical to fully appreciating and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Politics of American Public Policy

  • Human Rights Of, By, and For the People

    How to Critique and Change the US Constitution

    Edited by Keri E. Iyall Smith, Louis Edgar Esparza, Judith R. Blau

    Together, the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights comprise the constitutional foundation of the United States. These—the oldest governing documents still in use in the world—urgently need an update, just as the constitutions of other countries have been updated and revised. Human Rights Of, By,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Unchecked Corporate Power

    Why the Crimes of Multinational Corporations Are Routinized Away and What We Can Do About It

    By Gregg Barak

    Why are crimes of the suite punished more leniently than crimes of the street? When police killings of citizens go unpunished, political torture is sanctioned by the state, and the financial frauds of Wall Street traders remain unprosecuted, nothing succeeds with such regularity as the active…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of accountability that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

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