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Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

Series Editor: Thomas Poguntke, Robert Elgie

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  1. Migration and Organized Civil Society

    Rethinking National Policy

    Edited by Dirk Halm, Zeynep Sezgin

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Migrant organizations are of vital importance for countries of residence and countries of origin, but the empirical and theoretical knowledge of the cross-border character of migrant organizations remains incomplete. It is clear that migrant transnationalism challenges the governance of...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Party Government in the New Europe

    Edited by Hans Keman, Ferdinand Muller-Rommel

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies. The life and the performance of party governments in Europe became more and more volatile and publicly...

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. New Participatory Dimensions in Civil Society

    Professionalization and Individualized Collective Action

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

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines citizen engagement in contemporary democratic politics and the development of new participatory forms. Based on empirical information gathered from citizens, activists and organizations, it examines the changing face of democratic participation. Advanced democracies are ‘plagued’...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies

    Comparative Studies of Policies and Politics

    Edited by Pieter Vanhuysse, Achim Goerres

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Most advanced democracies are currently experiencing accelerated population ageing, which fundamentally changes not just their demographic composition; it can also be expected to have far-reaching political and policy consequences. This volume brings together an expert set of scholars from Europe...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Electronic Democracy

    Mobilisation, Organisation and Participation via new ICTs

    Edited by Rachel Gibson, Andrea Römmele, Steven Ward

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Electronic Democracy analyses the impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) within representative democracy, such as political parties, pressure groups, new social movements and executive and legislative bodies. Arguing for the validity of social perspective in theory building...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Theory as Political Science

    Edited by Gunnar Grendstad, Per Selle, Michael Thompson

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This is the first major European political science book to discuss the growing interdisciplinary field of 'cultural theory', proposing a coherent and viable alternative to mainstream political science. The authors argue that three elements - social relations, cultural bias and behavioural strategy...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Another Europe

    Conceptions and practices of democracy in the European Social Forums

    Edited by Donatella Della Porta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Given the recent focus on the challenges to representative democracy, and the search for new institutions and procedures that can help to channel increasing participation, this book offers empirical insights on alternative conceptions of democracy and the actors that promote them. With a...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Religion and Politics in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    In the early twenty-first century, it is now clear that religion is increasingly influential in the political realm in ways which call into question the principles and practices of secularism. The Iranian revolution of 1978-9 marked the decisive ‘reappearance’ of political religion in global...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. European and North American Policy Change

    Drivers and Dynamics

    Edited by Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The issue of policy dynamics is a key one in policy studies and one which is particularly amenable to comparative policy research. This edited volume brings together some of the leading scholars in the field to examine the definition, conceptualization and operationalization of policy change....

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Theorising NATO
    Edited by Mark Webber, Adrian Hyde-Price
    To Be Published March 29th 2015

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