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  1. 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 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Party Policy in Modern Democracies

    By Kenneth Benoit, Michael Laver

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    A new and wide-ranging empirical overview of party policy in 47 modern democracies, including all of the new democracies of Eastern Europe. It updates and radically extends Policy and Party Competition (1992), which established itself as a key mainstream data source for all political...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Democratisation, Governance and Regionalism in East and Southeast Asia

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Ian Marsh

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This new collection of essays compares the development of central institutions of governance in the emerging democracies of East and South East Asia. Seven key countries are covered: Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Save for Singapore and Malaysia,...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  8. From Nation-Building to State-Building

    Edited by Mark T Berger

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book examines the history of nation-building during the era of decolonization and the Cold War, and on the more recent post-Cold War and post-9/11 pursuit of nation-building in what have become known as ‘collapsed’ or ‘failed’ states. In the post-Cold War and post-9/11 era nation-building,...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Long War - Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and Collapsing States

    Edited by Mark T. Berger, Douglas A. Borer

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    The rise and fall of the Cold War coincided with the universalization and consolidation of the modern nation-state as the key unit of the wider international system. A key characteristic of the post-Cold War era, in which the US has emerged as the sole superpower, is the growing number of...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    Series: Security and Governance

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge