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  1. 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 December 19th 2011 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 December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Politics of Charity

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    For the first time since 1601, a number of leading common law nations have almost simultaneously chosen to revise and place on the statute books the law relating to charity. The Politics of Charity examines the reasons for this and for the varying legislative outcomes. This book examines the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Women and Representation in Local Government

    International Case Studies

    Edited by Barbara Pini

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Women and Representation in Local Government opens up an opportunity to critique and move beyond suppositions and labels in relation to women in local government. Presenting a wealth of new empirical material, this book brings together international experts to examine and compare the presence of...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Women in Executive Power

    A Global Overview

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Manon Tremblay

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Women in Executive Power studies the participation of women in the political executive around the world—notably in cabinet positions as ministers and sub-ministers and as heads of government and state. Providing multiple case studies in each chapter, the book provides regional overviews of nine...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge