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  1. New Parties in Government

    In Power for the First Time

    Edited by Kris Deschouwer

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Party literature is largely focused on the rise and success of new parties and their effects on party systems and older parties. This book, on the other hand, provides a valuable and original addition to such literature by analyzing what happens to a party when it enters government for the first...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Democracy in Power

    The Capacity to Reform

    By Wolfgang Merkel, Alexander Petring, Christian Henkes, Christoph Egle

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Globalization, European integration, and social change have devaluated traditional social democratic policy instruments. This book compares and explores how social democratic governments have had to adapt and whether they have successfully managed to uphold old social democratic goals and values in...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Semi-Presidentialism Outside Europe

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Robert Elgie, Sophia Moestrup

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This is the first academic study of the impact of semi-presidentialism in emerging democracies outside of Europe. Semi-presidentialism is where there is both a directly-elected fixed-term president and a prime minister who is responsible to the legislature. For the most part, semi-presidentialism...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Transnational Activism in the UN and the EU

    A comparative study

    Edited by Jutta Joachim, Birgit Locher

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Comparing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the United Nations and the European Union across a range of different issue areas, this volume examines how the choice of venue and institution affects the strategies of NGOs. Despite significant differences with respect to their scope, membership...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Multinational Federations

    Edited by Michael Burgess, John Pinder

    Series: Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

    This is the first comparative volume available on multinational federations, bringing together an international range of experts on federalism. Multinational federations are federal states intended to provide a framework that can accommodate, manage and resolve some of the most intractable...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Pension Politics

    Consensus and Social Conflict in Ageing Societies

    By Patrik Marier

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Population ageing and slower economic growth have raised serious questions about the willingness and ability of governments to maintain current social policies. Within this new reality, discussions on the future of public pensions have been predominant in political debates across Europe. This...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Women's Movements

    Flourishing or in abeyance?

    Edited by Sandra Grey, Marian Sawer

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Written by leading women's movement scholars, this book is the first to systematically apply the idea of social movement abeyance to differing national and international contexts. Its starting point is the idea that the women's movement is over, an idea promoted in the media and encouraged by...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. How Political Parties Respond

    Interest Aggregation Revisited

    By Kay Lawson, Thomas Poguntke

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    How Political Parties Respond focuses specifically on the question of interest aggregation. Do parties today perform that function? If so, how? If not, in what different ways do they seek to show themselves responsive to the electorate?This fascinating book studies these questions with reference to...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal

    A Sociology of Rights

    By Lydia Morris

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ‘cosmopolitan’ principles...

    Published December 24th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Politics Latin America

    2nd Edition

    By Gavin O'Toole

    "This is a volume which will become invaluable to those attempting to guide the neophyte through the maze of politics in Latin America" - Journal of Latin American Studies Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge