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New and Published Books

  1. The European Union’s Non-Members

    Independence under hegemony?

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    The EU is a supranational organization, whose reach and influence extends well beyond its member states, especially to the many states that have signed various forms of association agreement with it. This book asks whether qualifying states who have eschewed EU membership experience negative...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy

    History, politics, society

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini, Giuseppe A. Veltri

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy provides a comprehensive account of Italy and Italian politics in the 21st Century. Featuring contributions from many leading scholars in the field, this Handbook is comprised of 28 chapters which are organized to deliver unparalleled analysis of Italian...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Party Members and Activists

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Anika Gauja

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Membership of political parties is diverse. Not everyone participates and those who do, do not participate in the same way. This book engages with the debate over the significance and future of political parties as membership organisations and presents the first broad comparative analysis of party...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Louis Brennan, Philomena Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in both Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative perspectives between the two regions. Comprising contributions from scholars, analysts and policymakers, this volume explores and debates how and why regional bodies such as the...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Moments of Truth

    The Politics of Financial Crises in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francisco Panizza, George Philip

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    The current financial and sovereign debt crisis of the European Union and the United States can be regarded as the most recent of a wave of financial and sovereign debt crises that have affected different regions of the world over the past quarter century. While there is a large and growing body of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countries

    By Gabriele Spilker

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Genocide, Ethnonationalism, and the United Nations

    Exploring the Causes of Mass Killing Since 1945

    By Hannibal Travis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Genocide, Ethnonationalism, and the United Nations examines a series of related crises in human civilization growing out of conflicts between powerful states or empires and indigenous or stateless peoples. This is the first book to attempt to explore the causes of genocide and other mass killing by...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Immigration and Public Opinion in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Gary P. Freeman, Randall Hansen, David L. Leal

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Although ambivalence characterizes the stance of scholars toward the desirability of close opinion-policy linkages in general, it is especially evident with regard to immigration. The controversy and disagreement about whether public opinion should drive immigration policy are among the factors...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge