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  • Decentring Urban Governance

    Narratives, Resistance and Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Kim McKee, Peter Matthews

    Decentring Urban Governance seeks to rethink governance not as a particular state formation, but as the diverse policies emerging associated with the impact of modernist social science on policy making, considering the diverse meanings that inspire governing practices across time, space, and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Identity and Nation Building in Everyday Post-Socialist Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Polese, Jeremy Morris, Emilia Pawłusz, Oleksandra Seliverstova

    This book explores the function of the “everyday” in the formation, consolidation and performance of national, sub-national and local identities in the former socialist region. Based on extensive original research including fieldwork, the book demonstrates how the study of everyday and mundane…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey

    From Ottoman Rule to AKP, 1st Edition

    By Efrat Aviv

    The Jewish community in Turkey today is very diverse with extremely different views as to whether Jews are reluctant or enthusiastic about living in Turkey. Many see themselves primarily as Turks and only then as Jews, while some believe quite the opposite. Some deny there are any expressions of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Electoral Integrity and Political Regimes

    Actors, Strategies and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Ann Garnett, Margarita Zavadskaya

    Following a normative approach that suggests international norms and standards for elections apply universally, regardless of regime type or cultural context, this book examines the challenges to electoral integrity, the actors involved, and the consequences of electoral malpractice and poor…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Quality of European Security and Defence Policy

    Between Practices of Governance and Practices of Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Evangelos Fanoulis

    Due to the increase of security challenges in the proximity of Europe, the prominence of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has augmented. This book is a systematic effort to empirically approach the democratic deficit of CSDP, to understand its social construction and propose ways…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey

    Party Politics and the Mobilization of Swing Voters, 1st Edition

    By Gul Akdag

    Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey attempts to understand the mobilization strategies of incumbent parties to consolidate and increase their support among swing voters of an ethnic group. By analyzing the strategy of AKP on voters of Kurdish origin, it investigates the conditions under which it can…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Developing EU�Japan Relations in a Changing Regional Context

    A Focus on Security, Law and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Takao Suami, Takako Ueta, Nicholas Peeters, Frederik Ponjaert

    Relations between the EU and East Asia have consistently expanded in recent years, particularly between the EU and Japan. Against the background of negotiations on an economic and strategic partnership agreement, the EU–Japan relationship is set to become the single most comprehensive ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • China's Authoritarian Path to Development

    Is Democratization Possible?, 1st Edition

    By Liang Tang

    This book examines the various stages of China’s development, in the economic, social, and political fields, relating theories and models of development to what is actually occurring in China, and discussing how China’s development is likely to progress going forward. It argues that China’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Cool Nations

    Media and the Social Imaginary of the Branded Country, 1st Edition

    By Katja Valaskivi

    Nation branding is the most recent feature of imagined nation-making in the history of nations. Facing global competition, national decision-makers aim to distinguish their countries from others by means of branding. Quite a few nations have considered the term ‘cool’ suitable for describing some…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalism

    Global Models, Local Lives?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Throughout history and in every geographical location, the rise and fall of industry, which impact the fate of large populations, are tied to the development and cultural entanglement of particular models that are articulated with political power. Models are understood as knowledge devices –…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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