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  1. 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 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Human Resource Development in the Russian Federation

    By Alexandre Ardichvili, Elena Zavyalova

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Unlike Brazil, India, or China, prior to the beginning of market-oriented reforms in early 1990s, Russia maintained a high level of human capital and possessed a highly developed system of vocational education, continuous education, and management development institutions sponsored by the...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge