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  1. Regionalism in a Changing World

    Comparative Perspectives in the New Global order

    Edited by Lorenzo Fioramonti

    Regionalism has been a key feature of contemporary international relations. As the most successful case of regional integration, the European Union (EU) has been leading the international debate. Yet, in the past few years new regional practices have emerged in other continents, thus adding to the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Citizenship Education around the World

    Local Contexts and Global Possibilities

    Edited by John Petrovic, Aaron Kuntz

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Though certainly not a new idea, citizenship education manifests in unique and often unpredictable ways in our contemporary neoliberal era. The question of what it means to be a productive and recognized citizen must now be understood simultaneously along both global and local lines. This edited...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Muslim Active Citizenship in the West

    By Mario Peucker, Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West investigates the emergence and nature of Muslims’ struggle for recognition as full members of society in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. What actions have been taken by Muslims to achieve equal civic standing? How do socio-political and socio-economic...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Democratic Transitions

    Modes and Outcomes

    By Sujian Guo, Gary A Stradiotto

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Democratic transitions have occurred in many countries in various regions across the globe, such as Southern Europe, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and these nations have undergone simuntaneously political, economic and social transformations....

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Electoral Systems and Governance

    How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making

    By Salomon Orellana

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making. This book focuses on the relationship between electoral institutions and policy outcomes in order to...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Party Politics of Territorial Reforms in Europe

    Edited by Emanuele Massetti, Simon Toubeau

    Series: West European Politics

    The book analyses how political parties compete and strategise on the issue of territorial reform using case-studies that include countries from both Western (Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain) and Central-Eastern Europe (Poland, Slovakia and Romania). Each case-study considers different drivers of...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. From Religious Empires to Secular States

    State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia

    By Birol Başkan

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    In the 1920s and the 1930s, Turkey, Iran and Russia vehemently pursued state-secularizing reforms, but adopted different strategies in doing so. But why do states follow different secularizing strategies? The literature has already shattered the illusion that secularization of the state has been a...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reparations to Palestinian Refugees

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Shahira Samy

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book delves into the issue of reparations in relation to Palestinian refugees in their search for a solution to their displacement and dispossession. Highlighting the broad spectrum of reparations available as forms of remedy for a historical injustice, the author probes the reasons behind the...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society and Democratization in the Arab World

    The Dynamics of Activism

    By Francesco Cavatorta, Vincent Durac

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The transition paradigm has traditionally viewed civil society activism as an essential condition for the establishment of democracy. The democracy promotion strategies of Western policy-makers have, therefore, been based on strengthening civil society in authoritarian settings in order to support...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge