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  1. Public Broadcasting and Political Interference

    By Chris Hanretty

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    Public broadcasters, like the BBC and the Italian broadcaster RAI, are some of the most important media organisations in the world. Politicians are often tempted to interfere in the workings of these broadcasters and when this happens, the results are highly controversial, as both the Blair and...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Politics and International Relations

    Selected Essays

    By Jeff Haynes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    A leading authority in the discipline, Jeffrey Haynes has contributed to many of the most significant debates in the fields of religion & politics and religion & international relations in the last twenty years. This book brings together many of his most influential essays, offering a...

    Published April 4th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Puzzles of Government Formation

    Coalition Theory and Deviant Cases

    Edited by Rudy W. Andeweg, Lieven De Winter, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Understanding the formation of governments has always been central to political science. Traditionally this topic has been considered from a rational choice theory perspective and the empirical testing of these theories; however neither approach alone is able to explain a large proportion of actual...

    Published April 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Consolidation of Democracy

    Comparing Europe and Latin America

    By Carsten Q. Schneider

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates the successes and failures in consolidating those democratic regimes that emerged in Europe and Latin America in the last quarter of the 20th century. The theoretical approach developed combines the most prominent political-institutional and socio-structural approaches to...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The International Politics of Democratization

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Nuno Severiano Teixeira

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the international dimensions of democratization processes, showing the degree to which international actors, ranging from states to non-governmental players, have an influence on what were once thought of as exclusively domestic processes of political change. The contributors to...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Charity

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    For the first time since 1601, a number of leading common law nations have almost simultaneously chosen to revise and place on the statute books the law relating to charity. The Politics of Charity examines the reasons for this and for the varying legislative outcomes. This book examines the...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Re-inventing the Italian Right

    Territorial politics, populism and 'post-fascism'

    By Stefano Fella, Carlo Ruzza

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Following his third election victory in 2008, the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was the most controversial head of government in the EU. This is a cogent examination of the Berlusconi phenomenon, exploring the success and development of the new populist right-wing coalition in Italy...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Administrative Reforms and Democratic Governance

    Edited by Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    After a quarter of a century of implementation of New Public Management (NPM) reform strategies, this book assesses the major real outcomes of these reforms on states and public sectors, at both the organisational level and a more political level. Unlike most previous accounts of reform, this book...

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Policy-Making Processes and the European Constitution

    A Comparative Study of Member States and Accession Countries

    Edited by Thomas König, Simon Hug

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This new volume presents a wealth of fresh data documenting and analyzing the different positions taken by governments in the development of the European Constitution. It examines how such decisions have substantial effects on the sovereignty of nation states and on the lives of...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge