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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Tourism

    Politics and Public Sector Management

    By James Elliott

    Tourism looks set to replace oil as the most important global industry. James Elliot explores the ways in which governments of both developed and developing countries manage this increasingly diverse and volatile industry, providing a historic and economic overview as well as the reasons why and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Michael R. Wolf, Laura Morales

    The study of political discussion has been broken into sub-categories including deliberative democracy, discursive studies, dynamics of interpersonal communication, and discussion network analyses, with substantial numbers of books and articles covering each. However, these areas are often treated...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gender Equality, Citizenship and Human Rights

    Controversies and Challenges in China and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Pauline Stoltz, Marina Svensson

    This comparative volume examines the ways in which current controversies and political, legal, and social struggles for gender equality raise conceptual questions and challenge our thinking on political theories of equality, citizenship and human rights. Bringing together scholars and activists...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Redefining Regional Power in International Relations

    Indian and South African perspectives

    By Miriam Prys

    Series: Global Order Studies

    This book examines the concept of regional power in international relations. Using the emerging powers of India and South Africa as the case studies, it explores how regional powers simultaneously differ and share common features. The book develops a method to classify and evaluate different types...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Party Government in the New Europe

    Edited by Hans Keman, Ferdinand Muller-Rommel

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies. The life and the performance of party governments in Europe became more and more volatile and publicly...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge