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  • The Public Policy Process

    7th Edition

    By Michael Hill, Frederic Varone

    The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • South African Foreign Policy

    Identities, Intentions, and Directions

    Edited by David R Black, David Hornsby

    This book considers the identity, direction, and intentions embodied in post-apartheid South African Foreign Policy. It aims to deepen the understanding of this evolving post-apartheid foreign policy through an exploration of the nature and trajectory of key bilateral relationships from both the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in its 66-year history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Theorising the European Union as an International Security Provider

    Edited by Annemarie Peen Dodt, Richard Whitman, Stefan Wolff

    The European Union has increasingly taken on a role as international security provider that extends beyond the geographical scope of its membership. This is clear from the wide range of military and civilian crisis management missions that the Union has undertaken, but also identifiable through its…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Ainu Minority in Tokyo

    Diasporic Indigeneity and Urban Politics

    By Mark K. Watson

    This book is about the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, living in and around Tokyo; it is, therefore, about what has been pushed to the margins of history. Customarily, anthropologists and public officials have represented Ainu issues and political affairs as limited to rural pockets of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • The EU-Russia Borderland

    New Contexts for Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, James W. Scott

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were high hopes of Russia’s "modernisation" and rapid political and economic integration with the EU. But now, given its own policies of national development, Russia appears to have ‘limits to integration’. Today, much European political discourse again…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Business and Conflict in Fragile States

    The Case for Pragmatic Solutions

    By Brian Ganson, Achim Wennmann

    Large-scale investments in fragile states – in Latin America, Africa, the former Soviet Union and Asia – become magnets for conflict, which undermines business, development and security. International policy responds with regulation, state-building and institutional reform, with poor and often…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • The 2014 European Parliament Elections in Southern Europe

    Still Second Order or Critical Contests?

    Edited by Hermann Schmitt, Eftichia Teperoglou

    Southern Europe has been the EU region most exposed to the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis with consequences for national party systems and political stability. The 2014 European Parliament elections took place at a crucial time for Europe and Southern European societies more generally. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons

    Edited by Ash Amin, Philip Howell

    This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • Voting Rights in the Age of Globalization

    Edited by Daniele Caramani, Florian Grotz

    This book discusses how the extension of voting rights beyond citizenship (i.e., to non-national immigrants) and residence (i.e., to expatriates) can be interpreted in the light of democratization processes in both Western countries and in developing regions. It does so by inserting the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

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