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  1. The Rise of Regional Authority

    A Comparative Study of 42 Democracies

    By Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, Arjan H. Schakel

    Most countries around the globe have one or two levels of regional or intermediate government, yet we have little systematic idea of how much authority they wield, or how this has changed over time. This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional government in 42...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Changing Government Relations in Europe

    From localism to intergovernmentalism

    Edited by Michael J. Goldsmith, Edward C. Page

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The past quarter of a century has seen extensive change throughout Europe. There have been significant changes in local government, and the European Union has come to play an increasing role in relation to municipal government. This book offers a comparative analysis of recent developments in...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Civil Society and Activism in Europe

    Contextualizing engagement and political orientations

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Jan W. Van Deth

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the role of civil society organizations in several advanced European democracies: Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Specifically the book focuses on how voluntary organizations contribute to civic and democratic health and assesses the impact of...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Gender Equality, Citizenship and Human Rights

    Controversies and Challenges in China and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Pauline Stoltz, Marina Svensson, Sun Zhongxin, Qi Wang

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This comparative volume examines the ways in which current controversies and political, legal, and social struggles for gender equality raise conceptual questions and challenge our thinking on political theories of equality, citizenship and human rights. Bringing together scholars and activists...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  5. EMU and Political Science

    What Have We Learned?

    Edited by Henrik Enderlein, Amy Verdun

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2009. Before its birth many observers were concerned about its viability. This volume examines a number of noteworthy concerns that were heard a decade ago and it assesses what has become of them. The contributors to...

    Published February 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Federal Democracies

    Edited by Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the relationship between federalism and democracy. Taking the late 18th century US Federal Experience as its starting-point, the book uses the contributions of Calhoun, Bryce and Proudhon as 19th century conceptual prisms through which we can witness...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Federalism in Asia

    India, Pakistan and Malaysia

    By Harihar Bhattacharyya

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book analyzes the successes and failures of various federal measures adopted in India, Pakistan and Malaysia for the political accommodation of diversity. Bhattacharyya then assesses their comparative significance for other countries in Asia. In particular, he examines growing tensions between...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Strategic Partnerships in Asia

    Balancing without alliances

    By Vidya Nadkarni

    This book examines the nature and implications of the increasing interaction among three secondary powers in the world: China, Russia and India. It provides an in-depth analysis of the complex and often contradictory goals underlying their emerging strategic partnerships along with an assessment of...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts

    By James G. McGann

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. New Directions in Federalism Studies

    Edited by Jan Erk, Wilfried Swenden

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Federalism has experienced a remarkable renaissance in recent decades – as an alternative way to accommodate ethnic differences; as a tool to combat remote, undemocratic and ineffective central governments; and lastly, as a means to promote economic performance in the developing world through...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge