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  1. Non-Western International Relations Theory

    Perspectives On and Beyond Asia

    Edited by Amitav Acharya, Barry Buzan

    Given that the world has moved well beyond the period of Western colonialism, and clearly into a durable period in which non-Western cultures have gained their political autonomy, it is long past time that non-Western voices had a higher profile in debates about international relations, not just as...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Military Legacies

    A World Made By War

    By James A. Tyner

    Series: Global Realities

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Political Change, Democratic Transitions and Security in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Mely Caballero-Anthony

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The fragility of democracy in Southeast Asia is a subject of increasing concern. While there has been significant movement in the direction of democratisation, the authoritarian tendencies of popularly elected leaders and the challenges posed by emerging security threats have given rise to a shared...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Understanding E-Government in Europe

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou, Rajash Rawal

    This volume critically explores the contentions in the emerging debate surrounding new media technologies and the extent to which they are challenging traditional political and government models. Examining a range of citizen/government interactions which together form e-government in...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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