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  1. Comparative Politics

    The Principal-Agent Perspective

    By Jan-Erik Lane

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Starting from the principal-agent perspective, this book offers a new analysis of government. It interprets political institutions as devices designed to solve the omnipresent principal-agent game in politics. In other words how to select, instruct, monitor and evaluate political agents or elites...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. European Governmentality

    The Liberal Drift of Multilevel Governance

    By Richard Münch

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book contributes to the literature on the change of governance in the context of its European multilevel organization. The integration of Europe is a process of fundamental social change: a process of constructing a European society and of deconstructing the national societies. Münch...

    Published June 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Democratization and the European Union

    Comparing Central and Eastern European Post-Communist Countries

    Edited by Leonardo Morlino, Wojciech Sadurski

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines in depth the impact of the EU on aspects of the quality of democracy in eight selected post-communist countries. Considering both the political and legal aspects of the dynamics among institutions and focussing on inter-institutional accountability, the book analyses how...

    Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Civil Society and Activism in Europe

    Contextualizing engagement and political orientations

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Jan W. Van Deth

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the role of civil society organizations in several advanced European democracies: Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Specifically the book focuses on how voluntary organizations contribute to civic and democratic health and assesses the impact of...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Gender Equality, Citizenship and Human Rights

    Controversies and Challenges in China and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Pauline Stoltz, Marina Svensson, Sun Zhongxin, Qi Wang

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This comparative volume examines the ways in which current controversies and political, legal, and social struggles for gender equality raise conceptual questions and challenge our thinking on political theories of equality, citizenship and human rights. Bringing together scholars and activists...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts

    By James G. McGann

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Social Capital and Associations in European Democracies

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Sigrid Rossteutscher

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This unique book offers an empirical assessment of how social and political involvement relates to theories of citizenship and democracy, providing a detailed comparative assessment of the potential that voluntary organizations offer citizens for social and political participation in several...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Citizenship and Ethnic Conflict

    Challenging the Nation-State

    Edited by Haldun Gülalp

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Making a new case for separating citizenship from nationality, this book comparatively examines a key selection of nation-states in terms of their definitions of nationality and citizenship, and the ways in which the association of some with the European Union has transformed these definitions. In...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Party Policy in Modern Democracies

    By Kenneth Benoit, Michael Laver

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    A new and wide-ranging empirical overview of party policy in 47 modern democracies, including all of the new democracies of Eastern Europe. It updates and radically extends Policy and Party Competition (1992), which established itself as a key mainstream data source for all political...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Democracy and Political Culture in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Dieter Fuchs, Jan Zielonka

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    What is the relationship between democracy and political culture in countries undergoing major systemic change? Have subjective political orientations of citizens been important in shaping the development of democracy in central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism? These core questions...

    Published June 9th 2008 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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