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  1. 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 August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Inclusion and Exclusion in the Liberal Competition State

    The Cult of the Individual

    By Richard Münch

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the increasingly international division of labour, which promotes transnational integration. It analyses the change in worker solidarity as it moves from collective national welfare to a transnational inclusion of workers from various links in the production chain. Examining...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Parliamentary Oversight Tools

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Riccardo Pelizzo, Frederick Stapenhurst

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book investigates Parliaments’ capacity to oversee government activities, policies and expenditures. Utilising a comparative approach, the book presents a new examination of oversight tools and discusses the conditions under which such tools are employed effectively. The result of a 9-year...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

    A case study analysis

    Edited by Fethi Mansouri, Boulou Ebanda de B'béri

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Multiculturalism is now seen by many of its critics as the source of intercultural and social tensions, fostering communal segregation and social conflicts. While the cultural diversity of contemporary societies has to be acknowledged as an empirical and demographic fact, whether multiculturalism...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Political Power of Business

    Structure and Information in Public Policy-Making

    By Patrick Bernhagen

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book analyzes the influence of business in democratic politics. Advice from business actors regularly carries more weight with policymakers than other interests because it refers to the core of the state-market nexus in democratic capitalism: the consequences for voters and policymakers of...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Corruption and Legislatures

    By Riccardo Pelizzo, Frederick Stapenhurst

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book investigates parliaments’ role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider contemporary issues that parliamentarians – and others – need to be...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Electoral Systems and Governance

    How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making

    By Salomon Orellana

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making. This book focuses on the relationship between electoral institutions and policy outcomes in order to...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Organization of Political Interest Groups

    Designing advocacy

    By Darren R. Halpin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Interest groups form an important part of the development of political and social systems. This book goes beyond current literature in examining the survival and ‘careers’ of such groups beyond their formation. The author introduces the concept of organizational form and develops a framework to...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Public Sector Performance

    Pockets of Effectiveness in Developing Countries

    Edited by Michael Roll

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    It is widely believed that the state in developing countries is weak. The public sector, in particular, is often regarded as corrupt and dysfunctional. This book provides an urgently needed corrective to such overgeneralized notions of bad governance in the developing world. It examines the...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Government Accountability and Legislative Oversight

    By Riccardo Pelizzo, Frederick Stapenhurst

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The purpose of the book is to investigate parliaments’ capacity to oversee government activities, policies and budget legislation. By analysing the survey data that the World Bank Institute in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union collected from 120 parliaments, Pelizzo and...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Young People and Politics: Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies
    By Aaron Martin
    To Be Published September 5th 2014
  2. Rewards for High Public Office in Europe and North America
    Edited by Marleen Brans, B.Guy Peters
    To Be Published September 5th 2014
  3. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe: Enhancing voter loyalty
    By Sergiu Gherghina
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  4. European Governmentality: The Liberal Drift of Multilevel Governance
    By Richard Münch
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  5. Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics
    Edited by William M. Reisinger
    To Be Published September 20th 2014
  6. Politics of Religion and Nationalism: Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession
    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Klaus-Jürgen Nagel
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  7. Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Empirical Perspectives
    Edited by Thomas Poguntke, Sigrid Rossteutscher, Rudiger Schmitt-Beck, Sonja Zmerli
    To Be Published January 31st 2015
  8. Drivers of Regionalism and Integration in Europe and Asia: Comparative Perspectives
    Edited by Louis Brennan, Philomena Murray
    To Be Published May 1st 2015
  9. Consensus Democracies in the Age of European and Global Governance: A Comparative Study of Austria, Belgium, Netherlands and Switzerland
    By José M. Magone
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  10. Minority Integration and State-Building: Post-communist transformations
    By Ada-Charlotte Regelmann
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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