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  1. Coalition Government and Party Mandate

    How Coalition Agreements Constrain Ministerial Action

    By Catherine Moury

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Which kind of decisions are passed by Cabinet in coalition governments? What motivates ministerial action? How much leeway do coalition parties give their governmental representatives? This book focuses on a comparative study of ministerial behaviour in Germany, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Europeanization and the European Economic Area

    Iceland's Participation in the EU's Policy Process

    By Johanna Jonsdottir

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book examines Europeanization in the European Economic Area (EEA), exploring whether non-member states can have an input into EU decision-making and whether the EU can successfully export its policies within the framework of the EEA. Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein, while not EU member...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Legislatures of Small States

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Nicholas D J Baldwin

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    This book provides a comparative study of the legislatures of small nations, states and territories, to explore the extent to which size is a factor in how they function and fulfil the roles and responsibility of a legislature. Though the physical nature and environment of states is a neglected...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics

    Edited by William M. Reisinger

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Subnational political units are growing in influence in national and international affairs, drawing increasing scholarly attention to politics beyond national capitals. In this book, leading Russian and Western political scientists contribute to debates in comparative politics by examining Russia’s...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights, Power and Civic Action

    Comparative analyses of struggles for rights in developing societies

    Edited by Bård A. Andreassen, Gordon Crawford

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    Human Rights, Power and Civic Action examines the interrelationship between struggles for human rights and the dynamics of power, focusing on situations of poverty and oppression in developing countries. It is argued that the concept of power is a relatively neglected one in the study of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    Series: CRESC

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Diminishing Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

    Why Some Subside and Others Don’t

    Edited by Edward Aspinall, Robin Jeffrey, Anthony Regan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Since the publication of the 2005 Human Security Report, scholars and policy-makers have debated the causes, interpretation and implications of what the report described as a global decline in armed conflict since the end of the Cold War. Focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, this book analyses the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Debtfare States and the Poverty Industry

    Money, Discipline and the Surplus Population

    By Susanne Soederberg

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Under the rubric of ‘financial inclusion’, lending to the poor –in both the global North and global South –has become a highly lucrative and rapidly expanding industry since the 1990s. A key inquiry of this book is what is ‘the financial’ in which the poor are asked to join. Instead of embracing...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Migration and Organized Civil Society

    Rethinking National Policy

    Edited by Dirk Halm, Zeynep Sezgin

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Migrant organizations are of vital importance for countries of residence and countries of origin, but the empirical and theoretical knowledge of the cross-border character of migrant organizations remains incomplete. It is clear that migrant transnationalism challenges the governance of...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge