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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Delegation in Contemporary Democracies

    Edited by Fabrizio Gilardi, Dietmar Braun

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Delegation is an ubiquitous social phenomenon linked to the growing differentiation of modern societies. Delegation is one of several different modes of organisation that exist to make collective action successful, but has been overlooked and under-researched.Using a rational choice institutional...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Legitimacy and Urban Governance

    A Cross-National Comparative Study

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, David Sweeting, Panagiotis Getimis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    A fresh examination of the relationship between two key issues in the on-going debate on urban governance - leadership and community involvement. It explores the nature of the interaction between community involvement and political leadership in modern local governance by drawing on...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Citizenship and Ethnic Conflict

    Challenging the Nation-State

    Edited by Haldun Gülalp

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Making a new case for separating citizenship from nationality, this book comparatively examines a key selection of nation-states in terms of their definitions of nationality and citizenship, and the ways in which the association of some with the European Union has transformed these definitions. In...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge