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  1. 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 4th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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