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New and Published Books

  1. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

    Edited by Eisaku Ide, Gene Park

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries have been diverging, despite predictions...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Politicisation of Migration

    Edited by Wouter van der Brug, Gianni D'Amato, Didier Ruedin, Joost Berkhout

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Why are migration policies sometimes heavily contested and high on the political agenda? And why do they, at other moments and in other countries, hardly lead to much public debate? The entrance and settlement of migrants in Western Europe has prompted various political reactions. In some countries...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics and Society

    Edited by Graeme Gill, James Young

    There is an ever-burgeoning number of books analyzing the Russian experience, or aspects of it. This Handbook is the first single volume which gives both a broad survey of the literature as well as highlighting the cutting edge research in the area. Through both empirical data and theoretical...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Politics and Violence in Eastern Africa

    The Struggles of Emerging States

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Øystein H. Rolandsen

    Over the fifty years between 1940 and 1990, the countries of eastern Africa were embroiled in a range of debilitating and destructive conflicts, starting with the wars of independence, but then incorporating rebellion, secession and local insurrection as the Cold War replaced colonialism. The...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime

    Edited by Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour

    Transnational organized crime crosses borders, challenges States, exploits individuals, pursues profit, wrecks economies, destroys civil society, and ultimately weakens global democracy. It is a phenomenon that is all too often misunderstood and misrepresented. This handbook attempts to redress the...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Democratization of Intelligence

    Edited by Peter Gill, Michael Andregg

    This comparative analysis of the sometimes fraught process of achieving democratic governance of security intelligence agencies presents material from countries other than those normally featured in the Intelligence Studies literature of North America and Europe. Some of the countries examined are...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing

    Edited by Jennifer Lees-Marshment

    With the Obama campaign universally acknowledged as the most successfully marketed presidential campaign of all time, the future of political marketing is fiercely contested, provoking a wealth of high quality scholarship from across the globe. This work provides an accessible introduction to the...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Diplomacy and Statecraft

    Edited by B.J.C. McKercher

    Despite post-Cold War arguments about their demise, ‘Great Powers’ not only continue to thrive, with lesser Powers they form the basis of the constellation of global politics. This topical new Handbook illustrates how and why the new international order has evolved – and is still evolving – since...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge