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Forthcoming Comparative Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Interpretive Political Science

    Edited by Mark Bevir, R. A. W. Rhodes

    Interpretive political science focuses on the meanings that shape actions and institutions, and the ways in which they do so. This Handbook explores the implications of interpretive theory for the study of politics. It provides the first definitive survey of the field edited by two of its pioneers....

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance....

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. In Search of Democracy

    By Larry Diamond

    This book evaluates the global status and prospects of democracy, with an emphasis on the quality of democratic institutions and the effectiveness of governance as key conditions for stable democracy. Bringing together a wide range of the author’s work over the past three decades, it advances a...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Government-Opposition in Southern European Countries during the Economic Crisis

    Great Recession, Great Cooperation?

    Edited by Elisabetta De Giorgi, Catherine Moury

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    The international economic crisis has hit Europe, especially its ‘periphery’, remarkably hard, and has had deep consequences at the economic and political levels. Since its onset, parties in parliament (especially those in opposition) have found themselves faced with a dilemma: choosing between the...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    Edited by Anthony Petros Spanakos, Francisco Panizza

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’. Proper operationalising requires deep reflection on the...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Christian Communities in the Middle East

    Faith, Identity and Integration

    By Fiona McCallum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    The Christian communities in the Middle East exist in an environment where religion has retained strong social significance but society is dominated by a different faith. This work explores the different historical processes of state building to examine regime policies towards the Christian...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Core-periphery Relations in the European Union

    The Politics of Differentiated Integration in the European Political Economy

    Edited by José M. Magone, Brigid Laffan, Christian Schweiger

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Democracy in Poland

    Representation, participation, competition and accountability since 1989

    By Anna Gwiazda

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book assesses the quality of democracy in Poland from the collapse of communism in 1989 up to the 2011 parliamentary election. It presents an in-depth, empirically grounded study comparing two decades of democratic politics. Drawing on democratic theory and comparative politics, the book puts...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge