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Politics

  • National Interest Organizations in the EU Multilevel System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rainer Eising, Daniel Rasch, Patrycja Rozbicka

    Political scientists have always accorded interest organizations a prominent place in European Union (EU) policy-making because they connect the EU institutions to citizens, provide important information to EU policy-makers, and control resources that impact on the problem-solving capacity of EU…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Pride Parades and LGBT Movements

    Political Participation in an International Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Abby Peterson, Mattias Wahlström, Magnus Wennerhag

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315474052, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license Today, Pride parades are staged in countries and localities across the globe,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Climate Change and Natural Disasters

    Transforming Economies and Policies for a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By Vinod Thomas

    The start of the new millennium will be remembered for deadly climate-related disasters - the great floods in Thailand in 2011, Super Storm Sandy in the United States in 2012, and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013, to name a few. In 2014, 17.5 million people were displaced by…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Competition and Cooperation in Social and Political Sciences

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Social and Political Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isbandi Rukminto Adi, Rochman Achwan

    The book contains essays on current issues in Social and Political Sciences, such as the issues of governance and social order; social development and community development; global challenges and inequality; civil society and social movement; IT-based community and social transformation; poverty…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Bitcoin and Beyond (Open Access)

    Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Global Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn

    Since the launch of Bitcoin in 2009 several hundred different ‘cryptocurrencies’ have been developed and become accepted for a wide variety of transactions in leading online commercial marketplaces and the ‘sharing economy’, as well as by more traditional retailers, manufacturers, and even by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Law and Justice in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harkristuti Harkrisnowo, Hikmahanto Juwana, Yu Un Oppusunggu

    The book consists of a selection of papers presented at the Asia-Pacific Research Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. It contains essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Topics covered include human rights, criminal law,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge

  • 21st Century Cooperation

    Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antoni Estevadeordal, Louis W. Goodman

    This edited volume explains the importance of regional public goods (RPGs) for sustainable development and shows why they are particularly important in the context of 21st-century international relations. By presenting a new and original data set and by presenting original essays by renowned…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Rampage Shootings and Gun Control (Open Access)

    Politicization and Policy Change in Western Europe, 1st Edition

    By Steffen Hurka

    While the causes of rampage violence have been analysed thoroughly in diverse academic disciplines, we hardly know anything about the factors that affect their consequences for public policy. This book addresses rampage shootings in Western Europe and their conditional impact on politicization and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Trust and Terror (Open Access)

    Social Capital and the Use of Terrorism as a Tool of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Ammar Shamaileh

    Why do some individuals choose to protest political grievances via non-violent means, while others take up arms? What role does whom we trust play in how we collectively act? This book explores these questions by delving into the relationship between interpersonal trust and the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Sincerity in Politics and International Relations (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sorin Baiasu, Sylvie Loriaux

    This edited volume examines concepts of sincerity in politics and international relations in order to discuss what we should expect of politicians, within what parameters they should work, and how their decisions and actions could be made consistent with morality. The volume features an…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy (Open Access)

    Temporal Othering in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Cathy Elliott

    This book looks at democracy promotion as a form of foreign policy. Elliott asks why democracy was seen to be the answer to the 7/7 bombings in London, and why it should be promoted not in Britain, but in Pakistan. The book provides a detailed answer to these questions, examining the logic and the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Politics of Evidence (Open Access)

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence, 1st Edition

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Globalization and Labour in the Twenty-First Century (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    By Verity Burgmann

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.Globalization has adversely affected working-class organization and mobilization, increasing inequality by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • US Nation-Building in Afghanistan (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    By Conor Keane

    Why has the US so dramatically failed in Afghanistan since 2001? Dominant explanations have ignored the bureaucratic divisions and personality conflicts inside the US state. This book rectifies this weakness in commentary on Afghanistan by exploring the significant role of these divisions in the US…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics (Open Access)

    Sovereignty and state power in a multipolar world, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Woodley

    Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics is concerned with the nature of corporate power against the backdrop of the decline of the West and the struggle by non-western states to challenge and overcome domination of the rest of the world by the West. This book argues that although the US continues…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields…

    Hardback – 2015-03-24
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Hate Speech Law (Open Access)

    A Philosophical Examination, 1st Edition

    By Alex Brown

    Hate speech law can be found throughout the world. But it is also the subject of numerous principled arguments, both for and against. These principles invoke a host of morally relevant features (e.g., liberty, health, autonomy, security, non-subordination, the absence of oppression, human dignity,…

    Hardback – 2015-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)

    Cooperative governance for network innovation, standards, and community, 1st Edition

    By Susan V. Scott, Markos Zachariadis

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. This…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Facebook Democracy (Open Access)

    The Architecture of Disclosure and the Threat to Public Life, 1st Edition

    By José Marichal

    In July 2010, Facebook had over 500 million subscribers worldwide and the rapid rise of the site prompted Time magazine to name Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg its person of the year for 2010. This novel book advances our understanding of how democratic citizens are transformed by the "Facebook…

    Hardback – 2012-08-17
    Routledge

  • Civil Society and International Governance (Open Access)

    The role of non-state actors in global and regional regulatory frameworks, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Armstrong, Valeria Bello, Julie Gilson, Debora Spini

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project.…

    Hardback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • The Illusion of Accountability in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sverker Gustavsson, Christer Karlsson, Thomas Persson

    This book examines accountability in the EU from different perspectives and considers whether EU citizens have real opportunities for holding decision-makers accountable. This book critically analyses five arguments which claim there are sufficient means for holding decision-makers to account in…

    Hardback – 2009-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics