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  1. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Citizenship and Involvement in European Democracies

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by Jan W. Van Deth, José Ramón Montero, Anders Westholm

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This unique study presents the results of a cross-national analysis of citizenship and participation among citizens in twelve European democracies. Research on the future and quality of contemporary democracy is usually restricted to focus either on political participation, on particular aspects of...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Foundations

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by Helmut Anheier, Siobhan Daly

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores the roles and visions foundations have of, and for, themselves in the new Europe. The leading contributors go beyond a quantitative profile of foundations in Europe, and probe deeper into their role and contributions in meeting the economic, cultural, environmental and...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Representing Women in Parliament

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Marian Sawer, Manon Tremblay, Linda Trimble

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The first book-length treatment of the political representation of women in countries with parliamentary systems based on the Westminster model. Written by a major international team of authors, this new study features twelve chapters on both new and established parliaments, including Australia,...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Women, Quotas and Politics

    Edited by Drude Dahlerup

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This is the first world-wide, comparative study of the controversial new trends of gender quotas now emerging in global politics, presenting a comprehensive overview of changes in women’s parliamentary representation across the world. This is important reading for all those working to increase...

    Published December 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Women's Interests

    New Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Louise Chappell, Lisa Hill

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This new study reveals how institutional practices and discourses shape the way men and women are conceived of, and how through this process, gender stereotypes and expectations are created. Informed by the latest research and trends, these expert authors examine the way in which domestic...

    Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Democratic Revolutions

    Asia and Eastern Europe

    By Mark K. Thompson

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Despite enormous differences between Asia and Eastern Europe, there are striking similarities between the peaceful, spontaneous, urban-based and cross-class democratic uprisings against unyielding dictatorships that have occurred in the two regions. The book explores the kind of non-democratic...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Democratization

    A Comparative Analysis of 170 Countries

    By Tatu Vanhanen

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the relationship between indicators of resource distribution and democratization in the group of 170 countries with data ranging from the 1850s to the present day. Vanhanen constructs a compelling argument, concluding that the emergence of democracy is closely linked to resource...

    Published September 4th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Reward for High Public Office

    Asian and Pacific Rim States

    Edited by Christopher Hood, B. Guy Peters

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The choices made by governments about how to reward their top employees reveal a great deal about their values and their assumptions about governing. This book examines rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems, a particularly rich set of cases for exploring the causes and...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Sub-State Nationalism

    A Comparative Analysis of Institutional Design

    By Helen Catt, Michael Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    A major feature of the political development of Western democracies is the growth of indigenous, ethnic and national groups striving for political self-determination. This book analyses the institutional responses individual governments have made to these demands. Sub-State Nationalism provides a...

    Published March 21st 2002 by Routledge