New and Published Books
11-20 of 57 results in Routledge Research in Comparative Politics
The personalisation of leadership
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
A Comparative Study
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
Understanding the State-Civil Society Nexus
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
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
Social Capital, Institutions and Politics
Citizens of many democracies are becoming more critical of basic political institutions and detached and disaffected from politics in general. This is a new comparative analysis of this trend that focuses on major democracies throughout Latin America, Asia and Central Europe. It brings together...
Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge
Subnational political units are growing in influence in national and international affairs, drawing increasing scholarly attention to politics beyond national capitals. In this book, leading Russian and Western political scientists contribute to debates in comparative politics by examining Russia’s...
Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge
'HIV/AIDS is Another War'
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 June 18th 2012 by Routledge
Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies
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 May 23rd 2012 by Routledge
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 May 16th 2012 by Routledge
Governing Beyond Local Boundaries in the Imagined Metropolis
How are metropolitan regions governed? What makes some regions more effective than others in managing policies that cross local jurisdictional boundaries? Political coordination among municipal governments is necessary to attract investment, rapid and efficient public transit systems, and to...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
Corruption and Legislatures
To Be Published May 8th 2014
Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century: A case study analysis
To Be Published May 25th 2014
Parliamentary Oversight Tools: A Comparative Analysis
To Be Published July 3rd 2014
The Political Power of Business: Structure and Information in Public Policy-Making
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe: Enhancing voter loyalty
To Be Published September 29th 2014
Politics of Religion and Nationalism: Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession
To Be Published September 29th 2014
Minority Integration and State-Building: Post-communist transformations
To Be Published November 29th 2014
Citizenship and Democracy in an Era of Crisis: Empirical Perspectives
To Be Published January 30th 2015