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Forthcoming Comparative Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Political Psychology of Turkish Political Behavior

    Edited by Cengiz Erisen

    The primary motivation for this book is to focus on something crucial that is missing in Turkish political science: well-founded theories on the Turkish voter and empiricism in scholarly research. Given the absence of such theories, one could ask what then the best model is for explaining a Turkish...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Can Government Think?

    Flexible economic opportunism and the pursuit of global competitiveness

    By Kris Hartley

    Climate change, financial crises, and other issues of global scale no longer concern only the developed world. The binding power of globalization has placed these challenges at the doorstep of almost every country, testing the evolutionary capacity of monolithic governance systems bound by...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Andrea Khalil

    This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Policy change in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    How EU institutions matter

    Edited by Florian Trauner, Ariadna Ripoll Servent

    Series: Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

    The EU plays an increasingly important role in issues such as the fight against organised crime and the management of migration flows, transforming the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) into a priority of the EU’s political and legislative agenda. This book investigates whether...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Framing Civic Engagement, Political Participation and Active Citizenship in Europe

    Edited by Cristiano Bee, Roberta Guerrina

    This book evaluates the role that civic engagement, political participation and active citizenship can play in promoting the establishment of a European polity. The chapters included here examine how the practice of active citizenship is managed and constructed in the context of a European drive to...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of African Politics

    Edited by Nic Cheeseman, David Anderson, Andrea Scheibler

    Providing a comprehensive and cutting edge examination of this important continent, Routledge Handbook of African Politics surveys the key debates and controversies, dealing with each of the major issues to be found in Africa’s politics today. Structured into 6 broad areas, the handbook features...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China's Foreign Relations and the Survival of Autocracies

    By Julia Bader

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Chinese government has frequently been criticized for propping up anti-democratic governments. This book investigates the rise of China as an emerging authoritarian power. By comparing China’s bilateral relations to three Asian developing countries – Burma, Cambodia and Mongolia – it examines...

    To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. States of Democracy

    Gender and Politics in the European Union

    Edited by Yvonne Galligan

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    The multi-layered political system of the European Union offers a unique environment for the study of comparative democracy. Its policies seek to give effect to an agreed range of values, including that of gender equality. This book explores gender equality and democratic politics in Europe. It...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge