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New and Published Books

  1. The Changing Context of Local Democracy

    Role Perception and Behaviour of Municipal Councillors

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt

    This book reflects on the role and task perception as well as the behaviour of councillors in the changing context of local democracy. Political leadership at the local level has attracted growing attention in recent years in parallel with reforms of local government and of the municipal...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Politics: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its fifth edition, Politics: The Basics explores the systems, movements and issues at the cutting edge of modern politics. A highly successful introduction to the world of politics, it offers clear and concise coverage of a range of issues and addresses fundamental questions such as: • Why...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    Edited by Jean-Frédéric Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sport, Music, Identities

    Edited by Anthony Bateman

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Despite the close and longstanding links between sport and music, the relationships between these two significant cultural forms have been relatively neglected. This book addresses the oversight with a series of highly original essays written by authors from a range of academic disciplines...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. American Government (Package)

    with Perspectives on American Government, 7th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    This is a bundled package of American Government, 7th edition, and Perspectives in American Government. Cal Jillson’s American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change shows students how the nation’s past is present in all aspects of contemporary politics, using the...

    Published December 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A History of International Thought

    From the Origins of the Modern State to Academic International Relations

    By Lucian Ashworth

    International thought is the product of major political changes over the last few centuries, especially the development of the modern state and the industrialisation of the world economy. While the question of how to deal with strangers from other communities has been a constant throughout human...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Political Science Research Methods

    The Challenge of Inference

    By Maryann Barakso, Daniel M. Sabet, Brian Schaffner

    This text starts by explaining the fundamental goal of good political science research—the ability to answer interesting and important questions by generating valid inferences about political phenomena. Before the text even discusses the process of developing a research question, the authors...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Millennium Development Goals: Challenges, Prospects and Opportunities

    Edited by Nana Poku, Jim Whitman

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    As the 15-year Millennium Development Goals approach their conclusion, we can now measure their larger successes and failures in more than ‘snapshot’ fashion; and we can begin to consider how best to shape the international development agenda for the coming decades based on what we have learned....

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa

    By Chima J. Korieh, Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Series: African Studies

    Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa aims to explore the ways Christianity and colonialism acted as hegemonic or counter hegemonic forces in the making of African societies. As Western interventionist forces, Christianity and colonialism were crucial in establishing and maintaining...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge