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  • Global Lean for Higher Education

    A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Yorkstone

    Higher education (HE) is amongst the hardest sectors in which to apply lean. Universities resist change, their organizational cultures being far from the manufacturing environment where lean was born. The way HE organizations are structured, funded, and function globally is idiosyncratic; one size…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Productivity Press

  • Electoral Politics in India

    The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suhas Palshikar, Sanjay Kumar, Sanjay Lodha

    The general elections held in 2014 in India — the largest democracy in the world — to elect the 16th Lok Sabha brought in dramatic results. This important volume explains not only the startling victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but also the equally surprising downfall of the Congress…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Democratisation in the Himalayas

    Interests, Conflicts, and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Democratisation is a formidable task in the Himalayan region owing to its immense cultural heterogeneity. The process of democratisation has accentuated ethnic competition, assertion of identity, and demand for ethnic homelands to protect, safeguard, and promote political and development interests…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjersti Flottum

    This volume takes a distinctive look at the climate change debate, already widely studied across a number of disciplines, by exploring the myriad linguistic and discursive perspectives and approaches at play in the climate change debate as represented in a variety of genres. The book focuses on key…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Rostboll, Theresa Scavenius

    Until recently, discussions of compromise have been largely absent in political theory. However, political theorists have become increasingly interested in understanding the practice and justification of compromise in politics. This interest is connected to the increased concern with pluralism and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes, 1st Edition

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Manipulating Political Decentralisation

    Africa's Inclusive Autocrats, 1st Edition

    By Lovise Aalen, Ragnhild L. Muriaas

    Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty caused by introducing political decentralisation? In the wake of local government reforms, several states across the world have introduced…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words. In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Data Transfer

    Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation over Data Privacy, 1st Edition

    By Yuko Suda

    In this book, Yuko Suda examines the Safe Harbor debate, the passenger name record (PNR) dispute, and the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transactions (SWIFT) affair to understand the transfer of personal data from the European Union (EU) to the United States. She argues that the Safe…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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