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  1. Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Louis Brennan, Philomena Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in both Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative perspectives between the two regions. Comprising contributions from scholars, analysts and policymakers, this volume explores and debates how and why regional bodies such as the...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis

    Essays in honour of Jan W. van Deth

    Edited by Thomas Poguntke, Sigrid Rossteutscher, Rudiger Schmitt-Beck, Sonja Zmerli

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Democracies are transforming worldwide, but at the same time political inequality is increasing. This development threatens to leave growing portions of mass publics effectively ‘outside’ the political process. This volume brings together leading authorities in the field of democratic citizenship...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Immigration and Public Opinion in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Gary P. Freeman, Randall Hansen, David L. Leal

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Although ambivalence characterizes the stance of scholars toward the desirability of close opinion-policy linkages in general, it is especially evident with regard to immigration. The controversy and disagreement about whether public opinion should drive immigration policy are among the factors...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Young People and Politics

    Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies

    By Aaron Martin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines young people’s political engagement in the Anglo-American democracies. It is often alleged that young people are disengaged from politics on a number of levels. The commonly held view is that young people don’t vote, they do not trust politicians and have low levels of political...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rewards for High Public Office in Europe and North America

    Edited by Marleen Brans, B.Guy Peters

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Anyone observing the recent scandals in the United Kingdom could not fail to understand the political importance of the rewards of high public office. The British experience has been extreme but by no means unique, and many countries have experienced political over the pay and perquisites of public...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

    Edited by Eisaku Ide, Gene Park

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries have been diverging, despite predictions...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Politics of Religion and Nationalism

    Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Klaus-Jürgen Nagel

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    There are numerous examples of how religion and nationalism intertwine. In some cases, a common religion is the fundamental marker of a nation’s identity, whereas in others secular nationalism tries to hold together people of different religious beliefs. This book examines the link between...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. International Security, Conflict and Gender

    'HIV/AIDS is Another War'

    By Hakan Seckinelgin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book challenges the conventional security-based international policy frameworks that have developed for dealing with HIV/AIDS during and after conflicts, and examines first-hand evidence and experiences of conflict and HIV/AIDS. Since the turn of the century international policy agenda on...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. European Governmentality

    The Liberal Drift of Multilevel Governance

    By Richard Münch

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book contributes to the literature on the change of governance in the context of its European multilevel organization. The integration of Europe is a process of fundamental social change: a process of constructing a European society and of deconstructing the national societies. Münch...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge