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New and Published Books

  1. Occupy! A global movement

    Edited by Jenny Pickerill, John Krinsky, Graeme Hayes, Kevin Gillan, Brian Doherty

    This book is an urgent and compelling account of the Occupy movements: from the M15 movement in Spain, to the wave of Occupations flooding across cities in American, Europe and Australia, to the harsh reality of evictions as corporations and governments attempted to reassert exclusive control over...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Doing Politics

    By Jacqui Briggs

    Series: Doing... Series

    Aimed at politics students in their final year of secondary education or beginning their degrees, this highly readable book is the ideal introduction to politics. Doing Politics is a detailed guide to both the study and the activity of politics, which explores why we study politics, what is...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Political Geography

    Space, Place and Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Jones, Rhys Jones, Michael Woods, Mark Whitehead, Deborah Dixon, Matthew Hannah

    An Introduction to Political Geography continues to provide a broad-based introduction to contemporary political geography for students following undergraduate degree courses in geography and related subjects. The text explores the full breadth of contemporary political geography,...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge