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Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

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  1. Referendums and Representative Democracy

    Responsiveness, Accountability and Deliberation

    Edited by Maija Setälä, Theo Schiller

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume analyses how the use of referendums affects the central functions and characteristics of representative democracy. It provides a balanced account of the interaction between referendums and representative institutions and actors, seeking to evaluate whether referendums supplement or...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Education in Political Science

    Discovering a neglected field

    Edited by Anja P. Jakobi, Kerstin Martens, Klaus Dieter Wolf

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This pioneering volume is devoted to the analysis of education from the perspective of political science, applying the full range of the discipline’s analytical perspectives and methodological tools. The contributions demonstrate how education policy can be explored systematically from a variety...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Future of Political Community

    Edited by Gideon Baker, Jens Bartelson

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book explores the alternative futures of political community and moves beyond the critique of what is wrong with existing, state-based forms of political community. It does so not with the defence of a particular normative model of political community in mind, but rather in the quest for new...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Discursive Politics of Gender Equality

    Stretching, Bending and Policy-Making

    Edited by Emanuela Lombardo, Petra Meier, Mieke Verloo

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book explores the discursive constructions of gender equality and the implications of these understandings in a broad range of policy fields. Using gender equality as a prime example, a number of internationally renowned scholars offer a new vocabulary to identify and study processes of the...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict

    Edited by Magnus Öberg, Kaare Strøm

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book explores how governance structures - domestic political institutions, international peacekeeping efforts, armed interventions by other states - and natural resources affect the onset, dynamics and the termination of civil wars. Written by leading researchers in the field of conflict...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Participatory Democracy and Political Participation

    Can Participatory Engineering Bring Citizens Back In?

    Edited by Thomas Zittel, Dieter Fuchs

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    A detailed new examination of the initiatives governments are exploring to reform the institutions and procedures of liberal democracy in order to provide more opportunities for political participation and inclusion. Combining theory and empirical case studies, this is a systematic evaluation of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Parliamentary Roles in Modern Legislatures

    Edited by Magnus Blomgren, Olivier Rozenberg

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book gathers the most influential authors on role research and legislative studies to examine the different roles that MPs are playing in modern-day legislatures. It provides a comprehensive and critical overview of current research on legislative roles, summarises previous research, presents...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Private Governance and its Limits

    Edited by Jean-Christophe Graz, Andreas Nölke

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume explores a variety of forms of transnational private governance where non-state actors cooperate across borders to establish rules and standards accepted as legitimate by other agents. Transnational private governance is a core feature of the devolution of power that we observe in the...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Politics of Religion in Western Europe

    Modernities in conflict?

    Edited by François Foret, Xabier Itçaina

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Religion is becoming increasingly important to the study of political science and to re-examine key concepts, such as democracy, securitization, foreign policy analysis, and international relations. The secularization of Europe is often understood according to the concept of ‘multiple modernities’...

    Published August 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. New Regionalism and the European Union

    Dialogues, Comparisons and New Research Directions

    Edited by Alex Warleigh-Lack, Nick Robinson, Ben Rosamond

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The debates on regionalism have been polarized between European Union (EU) scholars and non-EU scholars, with the assumption being that regionalism within the EU and other regions of the world are quite distinct, with little to be learnt from dialogue with each other. This book challenges such...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Theorising NATO
    Edited by Mark Webber, Adrian Hyde-Price
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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