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Forthcoming Comparative Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Democracy and Democratization in Comparative Perspective

    Conceptions, Conjunctures, Causes, and Consequences

    By Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book provides an introduction to democratic theory and empirical research on democracy and democratization. The book first examines conceptions of democracy from the origins in ancient Greece to the present day, then tracks when and where modern democracy has developed. On this basis, the book...

    To Be Published September 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reframing Europe's Future

    Challenges and failures of the European construction

    Edited by Jody Jensen, Ferenc Miszlivetz

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The global financial crisis which erupted in 2008 had an astounding yet varied impact on the European Union (EU), with some countries benefiting from the crisis while others suffered. Today many more and varied voices articulate increasing frustration, dissatisfaction, distrust and cynicism with...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Politics and Democracy in Microstates

    By Wouter Veenendaal

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are small states statistically more likely to have a democratic political system? By addressing this question from a qualitative and comparative methodological angle, this book analyses the effects of a small population size on political competition and participation. By comparing the four...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Southern Europe and the Financial Earthquake

    Coping with the First Phase of the International Crisis

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco, Marina Costa Lobo

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Following the outbreak of the international financial crisis, Southern Europe became an epicentre of economic instability and international concern. The prospect of a sovereign debt default in the eurozone’s ‘flaky fringe’ sent shock waves through the European and global economies. Examining the...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century

    Vol 2: The Performance and Persistence of Autocracies

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Steffen Kailitz, Patrick Koellner, Stefan Wurster

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Authoritarianism research has evolved into one of the fastest growing research fields in comparative politics. The newly awakened interest in autocratic regimes goes hand in hand with a lack of systematic research on the results of the political and substantive policy performance of variants of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Secularism, Religion, and Politics

    India and Europe

    Edited by Peter Losonczi, Walter Van Herck

    Series: Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

    This book highlights the relationship between the state and religion in India and Europe. It problematizes the idea of secularism and questions received ideas about secularism. It also looks at how Europe and India can learn from each other about negotiating religious space and identity in this...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  8. Democracy, Development and Decentralisation in India

    Continuing Debates

    Edited by Chandan Sengupta, Stuart Corbridge

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  9. Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries

    Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches

    Edited by Jennifer Jackson, Lina Molokotos-Liederman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge