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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Public Policy

    Edited by Eduardo Araral, Scott Fritzen, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh, Xun Wu

    This Handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the policy process. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars and practitioners, the Handbook covers all aspects of the policy process including: Theory – from rational choice to the new institutionalism Frameworks –...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Populists in Power

    By Daniele Albertazzi, Duncan McDonnell

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    The main area of sustained populist growth in recent decades has been Western Europe, where populist parties have not only endured longer than expected, but have increasingly begun to enter government. Focusing on three high-profile cases in Italy and Switzerland – the Popolo della Libertà (PDL),...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy

    China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power

    By Gregory O. Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy examines the American, Chinese, and Russian (Big 3) competition for power and influence in the Post-Cold War Era. With the ascension of regional powers such as India, Iran, Brazil, and Turkey, the Big 3 dynamic is an evolving one, which cannot be ignored because...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Multicultural Nationalism

    By Ephraim Nimni

    Can we reconcile multiculturalism and nationalism? Is it possible to reconstitute a form of nationalism which is not based on notions of ethnic superiority or the territorial nation state? This new book examines this crucial contemporary debate, combining normative political theory and empirical...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond

    By Svetlana Tyulkina

    The term ‘militant democracy’ was coined by Karl Loewenstein in the 1930s. He argued that attempts to establish democracy in the Weimar Republic failed due to the lack of militancy against subversive movements. The concept of militant democracy was introduced to legal scholarship and constitutional...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law

    Edited by Mark Tushnet, Thomas Fleiner, Cheryl Saunders

    The Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law is an advanced level reference work which surveys the current state of constitutional law. Featuring new, specially commissioned papers by a range of leading scholars from around the world, it offers a comprehensive overview of the field as well as...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia

    Edited by Shinichiro Tabata

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan's leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Minority Nations in Multinational Federations

    A comparative study of Quebec and Wallonia

    Edited by Min Reuchamps

    Series: Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

    Multinational federations rest on the coexistence of two or more nations within a single polity. Within these federations, minority nations play a significant role as their character differs from the other building blocks of the federation. This edited volume offers a comprehensive comparison of...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Politics of National Identity in Italy

    Immigration and 'Italianità'

    By Eva Garau

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book focuses on the politics of national identity in Italy. Only a unified country for just over 150 years, Italian national identity is perhaps more contingent than longer established nations such as France or the UK. The book investigates when, how and why the...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge