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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Government and Policy-Making Reform in China

    The Implications of Governing Capacity

    By Bill K.P. Chou

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    China’s rapid economic development has not translated automatically into political development, with many of its institutions still in need of major reform. In the post-Mao era, despite the decentralization of local government with significant administrative and fiscal authority, China’s government...

    Published April 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Towards Responsible Government in East Asia

    Trajectories, Intentions and Meanings

    Edited by Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    This book explores the idea of responsible government in East Asia, arguing that many recent governance crises have resulted from responsibility failures on a huge scale. It distinguishes between accountability, which it argues has been overemphasised recently, and responsibility, which it...

    Published April 6th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Alexander Wöll, Harald Wydra

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    In the absence of democratic state institutions, eastern European countries were considered to possess only myths of democracy. Working on the premise that democracy is not only an institutional arrangement but also a civilisational project, this book argues that mythical narratives help...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

    Diversity, Autonomy and Activism

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Michele Ford

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers. Chapters on...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Political Theorists in Context

    By Anthony M. Clohesy, Stuart Isaacs, Chris Sparks

    This exciting new textbook presents a clear framework for students to understand how themes and issues in political thought have emerged and developed throughout the 20th Century. Charting the progression from the preoccupation with the boundaries of the modern state, through to the current debates...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Future of Political Science

    100 Perspectives

    Edited by Gary King, Kay L. Schlozman, Norman Nie

    This book contains some of the newest, most exciting ideas now percolating among political scientists, from hallway conversations to conference room discussions. To spur future research, enrich classroom teaching, and direct non-specialist attention to cutting-edge ideas, a distinguished group of...

    Published March 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Connecting Cultures

    Edited by Emma Bainbridge

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This lively and incisive collection of essays from an international group of scholars explores the interactions between cultures originating in Africa, India, the Caribbean, and Europe. Those interactions have been both destructive and richly productive, and the consequences continue to 'trouble...

    Published March 18th 2009 by Routledge