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  1. National Parliaments within the Enlarged European Union

    From 'Victims' of Integration to Competitive Actors?

    Edited by John O'Brennan, Tapio Raunio

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book presents a wide range of perspectives on the role of national parliaments in EU politics and policy-making. Many accounts of the role of national parliaments portray them as passive victims of European integration. This study instead examines their role within the EU policy-making process...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Global Democracy: For and Against

    Ethical Theory, Institutional Design and Social Struggles

    By Raffaele Marchetti

    This book defends the case for the expansion of the democratic model to the global political sphere. Concentrating on the democratic deficit of international affairs, it examines the nexus between the phenomenon of international exclusion and the political response of global democracy. This...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. International Relations Scholarship Around the World

    Edited by Arlene B. Tickner, Ole Wæver

    Series: Worlding Beyond the West

    It has become widely accepted that the discipline of International Relations (IR) is ironically not "international" at all. IR scholars are part of a global discipline with a single, shared object of study - the world, and yet theorizing gravitates around a number of concepts that have been...

    Published June 19th 2009 by Routledge

  4. International Relations in Latin America

    Peace and Security in the Southern Cone

    By Andrea Oelsner

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This work studies the development of bilateral relations in two pairs of states (dyads): Argentina-Brazil and Argentina-Chile. It takes on a moderate constructivist approach that incorporates into the analysis of international relations the role of identities, ideas and perceptions as well as of...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development

    The Bloomington School

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke

    Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development demonstrates the importance of one of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics winners Elinor Ostrom's research program. The Bloomington School has become one of the most dynamic, well recognized and productive centers of the New Institutional Theory...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Political Cultures in Asia and Europe

    Citizens, States and Societal Values

    By Jean Blondel, Takashi Inoguchi

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book is a study of the attitudes to political and social life among the citizens of eighteen countries in Western Europe, East and Southeast Asia. Drawing on data from the largest cross-national survey on political culture for the last half a century, this book assesses how political...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Politics

    Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World

    By Paul W. Zagorski

    Comparative Politics: Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World is an exciting new core text for introduction to comparative politics courses, focusing on the dynamics of politics: modernization, revolution, coups and democratization. Unlike other texts, Comparative Politics integrates...

    Published May 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Anti-Political Establishment Parties

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Amir Abedi

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Recent electoral success of the Freedom Party in Austria, List Pim Fortuyn in The Netherlands, the People's Party in Denmark and the National Front in France have demonstrated the appeal of parties that challenge the political establishment. This book seeks to explain why these parties have...

    Published May 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada

    By Miriam Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Social Capital and Associations in European Democracies

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Sigrid Rossteutscher

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This unique book offers an empirical assessment of how social and political involvement relates to theories of citizenship and democracy, providing a detailed comparative assessment of the potential that voluntary organizations offer citizens for social and political participation in several...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge