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  • Can Japan Ever Recover?

    By Leo Lewis

    It is now more than a decade since the bursting of Japan's economic bubble. Despite ten years of promised reform, its problems are still spiralling out of control. In the course of the next two years many of these problems, either for domestic or external reasons, will reach breaking point. Lewis…

    Hardback – 2017-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • African Political Thought of the Twentieth Century

    A Re-engagement

    Edited by Shiera S. el-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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Education in India

    Debates, Practices, and Policies

    Edited by Krishna Kumar

    This comprehensive handbook introduces the reader to the education system in India in terms of its structural features, its relations with society and culture, and the debates that have shaped present-day policy ethos. Expert scholars provide a lucid analysis of complex themes such as the equal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge India

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-22 
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    By Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that ‘Sinhalese Buddhism’ in the period prior to its engagement with the British colonial State…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge India

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

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