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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies
    Edited by Gene Park, Eisaku Ide
    To Be Published March 29th 2015
  2. Minority Integration and State-Building: Post-communist transformations
    By Ada-Charlotte Regelmann
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  3. Equal Pay for Women: Trends and Prospects in Cross-National Perspective
    Edited by Gillian Whitehouse
    To Be Published October 31st 2015

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