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  • 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 – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • 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 – 2016-05-19 
    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 – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Women, Health and Public Services in India

    Why are states different?

    By Dipa Sinha

    Why are inter-state differences in human development in India so high? What explains regional patterns where overall the southern region has some of the best human development outcomes in the country while the states in the northern ‘heartland’ have the worst? In addressing these important…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge India
    Critical Political Economy of South Asia

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • The Return of the Cold War

    Ukraine, The West and Russia

    Edited by J. L. Black, Michael Johns

    This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • After the Arab Uprisings

    Between Democratization, Counter-revolution and State Failure

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch

    The Arab Uprisings that began in 2010 removed four presidents and made more mobilized mass publics an increased factor in the politics of regional states. The main initial problematic of the Arab Uprising was how to translate mass protest into democratization and ultimately democratic consolidation…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24 
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • African Political Thought of the Twentieth Century

    A Re-engagement

    Edited by Shiera Malik

    This book focuses on African political thought, as it emerged in the context of and contributed to fundamental changes in world order during the twentieth century, and as it continues to speak to the present global condition. The six chapters form a set of close readings of 20th century African…

    Hardback – 2016-03-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Scaling Up Scaling Down

    Overcoming Malnutrition in Developing Countries

    Edited by Thomas J. Marchione

    The individual and institutional capacities required for the prevention and reduction of nutritional insecurity and hunger in lesser-developed countries as the twenty-first century approaches are identified in this book. Household nutritional "security" can be defined as the successful The essays…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Intra-Party Politics and Coalition Governments

    Edited by Daniela Giannetti, Kenneth Benoit

    This book explores how intra-party politics affects government formation and termination in parliamentary systems, where the norm is the formation of coalition governments. The authors look beyond party cohesion and discipline in parliamentary democracies to take a broader view, assuming a…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Political Developments in Contemporary Russia

    By Ian Jeffries

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of political developments in Russia since late 2000, following on from where the author’s previous publication, The New Russia, left off. It covers all aspects of politics including the following: the highly centralized nature of power in Russia; central…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

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