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  1. Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies

    Social Capital, Institutions and Politics

    By Mariano Torcal, José Ramón Montero

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative 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

  2. Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics

    Edited by William M. Reisinger

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    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

  3. 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 May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Comparative Metropolitan Policy

    Governing Beyond Local Boundaries in the Imagined Metropolis

    By Jen Nelles

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    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

  6. The Funding of Political Parties

    Where Now?

    Edited by Keith Ewing, Jacob Rowbottom, Joo-Cheong Tham

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores the problems associated with regulating the funding of political parties and election campaigns in a timely assessment of a topic of great political controversy. From interest in Obama's capacity to raise vast sums of money, to scandals that have rocked UK and Australian...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan

    A Path to Paradigmatic Policy Change

    By Rie Watanabe

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan compares two decades of climate policy development in Germany and Japan. It examines whether there is any difference between the types and levels of policy change in the two countries, and, if so, what factors account for the difference. Using a...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. African Parliamentary Reform

    Edited by Frederick Stapenhurst, Rasheed Draman, Andrew Imlach, Alexander Hamilton, Cindy Kroon

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Some of the most far-reaching and innovative parliamentary reform is occurring in Africa. While these reforms are not yet widespread across the continent, parliaments in some African countries are asserting their independence as policymakers, as overseers of government and as the guardian of...

    Published June 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Consociational Theory

    McGarry and O’Leary and the Northern Ireland conflict

    By Rupert Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies. In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory...

    Published May 19th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The International Politics of Democratization

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Nuno Severiano Teixeira

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the international dimensions of democratization processes, showing the degree to which international actors, ranging from states to non-governmental players, have an influence on what were once thought of as exclusively domestic processes of political change. The contributors to...

    Published March 29th 2011 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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