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New and Published Books

  1. Transnational Politics and the State

    The External Voting Rights of Diasporas

    By Jean-Michel Lafleur

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    In just two decades, the number of states that have adopted external voting policies has boomed. Today, these policies, which allow emigrants to take part in home country elections from abroad, are widely found in Europe and Latin America. Looking at the cases of Italy, Mexico, and Bolivia, this...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Debtfare States and the Poverty Industry

    Money, Discipline and the Surplus Population

    By Susanne Soederberg

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Under the rubric of ‘financial inclusion’, lending to the poor –in both the global North and global South –has become a highly lucrative and rapidly expanding industry since the 1990s. A key inquiry of this book is what is ‘the financial’ in which the poor are asked to join. Instead of embracing...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the U.S.

    Edited by Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Migration and Organized Civil Society

    Rethinking National Policy

    Edited by Dirk Halm, Zeynep Sezgin

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Migrant organizations are of vital importance for countries of residence and countries of origin, but the empirical and theoretical knowledge of the cross-border character of migrant organizations remains incomplete. It is clear that migrant transnationalism challenges the governance of...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Impact of European Integration on Political Parties

    Beyond the Permissive Consensus

    By Dimitri Almeida

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book traces the positions of national partisan actors towards the development of the European polity in an in-depth comparative analysis covering all member states of the European Union over a period of 60 years. The author examines the approach of the social democratic, radical left, liberal,...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Young People and Politics

    Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies

    By Aaron Martin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines young people’s political engagement in the Anglo-American democracies. It is often alleged that young people are disengaged from politics on a number of levels. The commonly held view is that young people don’t vote, they do not trust politicians and have low levels of political...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus

    By Nelli Babayan

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Although "democracy promotion" has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Selection of Ministers around the World

    Edited by Keith Dowding, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Governing cabinets are composed of ministers who come and go even as governments march on. They work for the chief executive, the prime minister or the president, for their parties and for the constituent groups from which they come. They are chosen for their role and dismissed from it for all...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reporting at the Southern Borders

    Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the US and the EU

    Edited by Giovanna Dell'Orto, Vicki L. Birchfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Undocumented immigration across the Mediterranean and the US-Mexican border is one of the most contested transatlantic public and political issues, raising fundamental questions about national identity, security and multiculturalism—all in the glare of news media themselves undergoing dramatic...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge