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21-30 of 65 results in Routledge Research in Comparative Politics
A Comparative Study of the World
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 12th 2013 by Routledge
A Comparative Analysis
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 11th 2013 by Routledge
A worldwide approach
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 19th 2013 by Routledge
Serbia, Croatia and The Hague Tribunal
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 7th 2013 by Routledge
Causes of Regional Mobilization in Western Europe
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 7th 2013 by Routledge
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 25th 2013 by Routledge
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 25th 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 15th 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 March 1st 2013 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 4th 2012 by Routledge
Protecting Immigrant Rights in Mexico: Understanding the State-Civil Society Nexus
To Be Published June 29th 2015
The Organization of Political Interest Groups: Designing advocacy
To Be Published July 22nd 2015
The Politics of Public Sector Performance: Pockets of Effectiveness in Developing Countries
To Be Published August 22nd 2015
Equal Pay for Women: Trends and Prospects in Cross-National Perspective
To Be Published November 1st 2015
Minority Integration and State-Building: Post-communist transformations
To Be Published May 1st 2016