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  1. Morocco

    Challenges to Tradition and Modernity

    By James N. Sater

    Series: The Contemporary Middle East

    For many contemporary observers and analysts, Morocco remains a mystery. So close to Europe, Morocco simultaneously represents a similarly open political culture and its complete antithesis: Human rights associations openly challenge authoritarian rule, while an emphasis on Moroccan singularity and...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Economic Policy and Performance in Industrial Democracies

    Party Governments, Central Banks and the Fiscal-Monetary Policy Mix

    By Takayuki Sakamoto

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is the first systematic study of how the interdependence of fiscal and monetary policies and the interaction of party governments and central banks affect the fiscal-policy mix in eighteen industrial democracies in North America, Western Europe, Japan and Oceania. Sakamoto argues that...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. New Challenges to Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This important text explores the widespread contention that new challenges and obstacles have arisen to democratization, assessing the claim that support for democratization around the world is facing a serious challenge. Bringing together leading international scholars of democratization,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Ethnic Politics in Burma

    States of Conflict

    By Ashley South

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines the ideas which have structured half a century of civil war in Burma, and the roles which political elites and foreign networks - from colonial missionaries to aid worker activists - have played in mediating understandings of ethnic conflict in the country. The book includes a...

    Published October 18th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Political Transitions in Dominant Party Systems

    Learning to Lose

    Edited by Joseph Wong, Edward Friedman

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This is a path-breaking study by leading scholars of comparative politics examining the internal transformations of dominant parties in both authoritarian and democratic settings. The principle question examined in this book is what happens to dominant political parties when they lose or...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Comparing and Classifying Legislatures

    Edited by David Arter

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Recent years have witnessed substantial work in the legislative studies field. But what do we know about legislatures today and are there clear criteria for comparing and classifying them? This is a new review of the state of our knowledge of parliament and tackles key ...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Gendered Peace

    Women's Struggles for Post-War Justice and Reconciliation

    Edited by Donna Pankhurst

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    This volume contributes to the growing literature on women, conflict and peacebuilding by focusing on the moments after a peace accord, or some other official ending of a conflict, often denoted as ‘post-conflict’ or ‘post-war’. Such moments often herald great hope for holding to account those who...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. New Perspectives on Gender and Migration

    Livelihood, Rights and Entitlements

    Edited by Nicola Piper

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    This book discusses recent theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective. Its main objective is to analyse the diversification and stratification of gendered migratory streams with regard to skill level, labour market integration, and legal status. In...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Global Perspectives on Gender Equality

    Reversing the Gaze

    Edited by Naila Kabeer, Agneta Stark, Edda Magnus

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Fascism and Political Theory

    Critical Perspectives on Fascist Ideology

    By Daniel Woodley

    Series: Routledge Issues in Contemporary Political Theory

    Fascism and Political Theory offers both students and researchers a thematic analysis of fascism, focusing on the structural and ideological links between fascism, capitalism and modernity. Intended as a critical discussion of the origins and development of fascist ideology, each chapter deals with...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge