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  1. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Regional Cooperation and International Organizations

    The Nordic Model in Transnational Alignment

    Edited by Norbert Götz, Heidi Haggrén

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores the roles of national actors within international organizations, with particular emphasis on the collaborative approach adopted by Nordic governments and associations. Analyzing Nordic regional cooperation within international organizations, this volume seeks to shed light on...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Richard L. Millet, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    Nearly thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Concepts and Method in Social Science

    The Tradition of Giovanni Sartori

    Edited by David Collier, John Gerring

    Careful work with concepts is a cornerstone of good social science methodology. Concepts and Method in Social Science demonstrates the crucial role of concepts, providing a timely contribution that draws both on the classic work of Giovanni Sartori and the writing of a younger generation of...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Cooperating without America

    Theories and Case Studies of Non-Hegemonic Regimes

    Edited by Stefan Brem, Kendall Stiles

    The USA has long been considered dominant in the creation and shaping of global initiatives. Co-operating Without America examines a number of significant cases where, in spite of American opposition, the international community has still moved forwards with far-reaching agreements. By...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Hegemonic Transitions, the State and Crisis in Neoliberal Capitalism

    Edited by Yildiz Atasoy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era

    More than 15 years have passed since the end of the Cold War, but uncertainty persists in the political-economic shaping of the world economy and state system. Although many countries have institutionalized neoliberal policies since the mid-1970s, thesepolicies have not taken hold to the same...

    Published December 9th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Political Parties and Partisanship

    Social identity and individual attitudes

    Edited by John Bartle, Paolo Bellucci

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume provides an up-to-date examination of the conceptualisations, causes, and consequences of partisanship, one of the most fundamental concepts in contemporary political science. Presenting a comprehensive account and assessment of partisanship in comparative empirical research,...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Democracy and Party Systems in Developing Countries

    A comparative study of India and South Africa

    By Clemens Spiess

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines and compares the emergence, development and impact of the party systems in post-colonial India and post-apartheid South Africa. It sheds light on the crucial role and function of party systems in democratising developing countries. Although often described as political miracles...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Selection of Ministers in Europe

    Hiring and Firing

    Edited by Keith Dowding, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This volume discusses the formation of government cabinets within twenty European democracies, providing the institutional background to the selection and de-selection of ministers. Exploring the historical and constitutional context to cabinet formation, this volume proceeds to provide vital data...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Routledge