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  1. Determinants of the Death Penalty

    A Comparative Study of the World

    By Carsten Anckar

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Determinants of the Death Penalty seeks to explain the phenomenon of capital punishment - without recourse to value judgements - by identifying those characteristics common to countries that use the death penalty and those that mark countries which do not. This global study uses statistical...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Challenger Parties in Western Europe

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Airo Hino

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book provides a systematic and comparative account of the rise of ‘new challenger parties’ across Western Europe. It analyses how parties that challenge the conventional party system by addressing issues neglected by existing parties can succeed and fail. Systematically comparing 229 elections...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Origin of Electoral Systems in the Postwar Era

    A worldwide approach

    By Krister Lundell

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores and presents the influence of contextual factors on the choice of electoral systems for parliamentary elections in both democracies and non-democracies around the world. Taking a macroscopic approach, the author focuses on structural explanations, with an emphasis on general...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of International Law and Compliance

    Serbia, Croatia and The Hague Tribunal

    By Nikolas M. Rajkovic

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Leading the debate on the domestic effect of the growing influence of international adjudication, this invaluable text examines Serbia and Croatia’s erratic record of compliance with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Since the demise of the Milosevic and Tudjman...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Rise of Regionalism

    Causes of Regional Mobilization in Western Europe

    By Rune Dahl Fitjar

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    During the past 40 years, regions have become increasingly important in Western Europe both as units of government and as sources for political mobilization. This book examines why regional identities are stronger in some regions than in others, and why regional elites attempt to mobilize the...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Party Politics in the Western Balkans

    Edited by Vera Stojarová, Peter Emerson

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the development of party politics in the region of Western Balkans, describing party politics and analyzing inter-ethnic or inter-party cooperation and competition. Beginning with a thematic overview of the electoral systems and their link to the party systems, the authors...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Political Leadership, Parties and Citizens

    The personalisation of leadership

    Edited by Jean Blondel, Jean-Louis Thiebault

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Social structure may historically have been of primary importance in accounting for the attitudes and behaviour of many citizens, but now changes in social structure have diminished the role played by class and religious affiliation, whilst the significance of personality in political leadership...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Post-communist Regime Change

    A Comparative Study

    By Jørgen Møller

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book seeks to explain the divergent political pathways of twenty six post-communist states, following the breakdown and eventual collapse of communism in 1989-1991. Considering the trajectories of individual states between 1990 – 2007, this book challenges two central bodies of theory...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Protecting Immigrant Rights in Mexico

    Understanding the State-Civil Society Nexus

    By Laura Valeria González-Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The state-civil society relationship to migration policy is an area both largely unexplored and little understood in current scholarly literature. Laura González-Murphy offers a timely analysis of the changing role played by civil society in the formulation and implementation of government policies...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 18th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Young People and Politics: Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies
    By Aaron Martin
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  2. Rewards for High Public Office in Europe and North America
    Edited by Marleen Brans, B.Guy Peters
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  3. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe: Enhancing voter loyalty
    By Sergiu Gherghina
    To Be Published September 18th 2014
  4. European Governmentality: The Liberal Drift of Multilevel Governance
    By Richard Münch
    To Be Published September 18th 2014
  5. Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics
    Edited by William M. Reisinger
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  6. Politics of Religion and Nationalism: Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession
    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Klaus-Jürgen Nagel
    To Be Published December 16th 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 30th 2015
  8. Drivers of Regionalism and Integration in Europe and Asia: Comparative Perspectives
    Edited by Louis Brennan, Philomena Murray
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  9. Equal Pay for Women: Trends and Prospects in Cross-National Perspective
    Edited by Gillian Whitehouse
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  10. 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 29th 2015

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