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  1. Israel and the Family of Nations

    The Jewish Nation-State and Human Rights

    By Alexander Yakobson, Amnon Rubinstein

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Can Israel be both Jewish and truly democratic? How can a nation–state, which incorporates a large national minority with a distinct identity of its own be a state of all its citizens? Written by two eminent Israeli scholars, a professor of constitutional law and a historian, Alexander Yakobson...

    Published July 8th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe

    A comparative analysis of Italy, Spain and Turkey

    By Lauren M. McLaren

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The European Union and Global Social Change

    A Critical Geopolitical-Economic Analysis

    By József Böröcz

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines just what the European Union is, in the context of the ongoing structural transformation of the global system. The author develops an integrated approach to global transformations, drawing on geopolitics, political geography, international relations, economics, economic and...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Globalization of Motherhood

    Deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care

    Edited by Wendy Chavkin, JaneMaree Maher

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The convergence of dramatic declines in birth rates worldwide, aside from sub-Saharan Africa, the rise of untrammelled global movement of capital, people and information, and the rapid-fire dissemination of a host of new medical technologies has led to the "globalization of motherhood". This book...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Changing Images of Civil Society

    From Protest to Governance

    Edited by Bruno Jobert, Beate Kohler-Koch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Civil society has become one of the key parts of the reference framework for governance, seeking to replace traditional public action in which representative democracy is combined with bureaucratic implementation. The success of the civil society myth contrasts with and consequently manifests...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Civil Societies and Social Movements

    Potentials and Problems

    Edited by Derrick Purdue

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume examines and contributes to debates surrounding social capital, social movements and the role of civil society in emerging forms of governance. The authors adopt a broad range of research approaches, from testing hypotheses drawn from rationale choice theory against available...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Politics

    The Principal-Agent Perspective

    By Jan-Erik Lane

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Starting from the principal-agent perspective, this book offers a new analysis of government. It interprets political institutions as devices designed to solve the omnipresent principal-agent game in politics. In other words how to select, instruct, monitor and evaluate political agents or elites...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. International Election Monitoring, Sovereignty, and the Western Hemisphere

    The Emergence of an International Norm

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    This book traces the process by which national elections became international events or, more precisely, what the effects of this process are on state sovereignty. Contrary to the conventional wisdom in International Relations - to judge by the neglect of this phenomenon in the literature - this...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Time of the City

    Politics, philosophy and genre

    By Michael J Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    The Time of the City is a trans-disciplinary work with a focus on genre-city relationships as they articulate the micropolitics of urban life in diverse cities. Shifting the territorial emphasis of political studies from the mosaic of states to the global network of cities, the book draws on urban...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Central Banking Governance in the European Union

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Lucia Quaglia

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book fills a gap in academic literature on the politics and public policy aspects of central banking in Europe, by conducting a theoretically-informed and empirically-grounded analysis of central banking governance before and after the establishment of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)....

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge