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New and Published Books

  1. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Political Corruption

    Edited by Paul M. Heywood

    Since the early 1990s, a series of major scandals in both the financial and most especially the political world has resulted in close attention being paid to the issue of corruption and its links to political legitimacy and stability. Indeed, in many countries – in both the developed as well as the...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of European Politics

    Edited by José M. Magone

    Since the Treaty of the European Union was ratified in 1993, the European Union has become an important factor in an ever-increasing number of regimes of pooled sovereignty. This Handbook seeks to present a valuable guide to this new and unique system in the twenty-first century, allowing...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Europeanization of Judicial Review

    By Nicola Ch. Corkin

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity of the political framework is a result of the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge