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  1. Globality, Democracy and Civil Society

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan,...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Political Liberalism and Plurinational Democracies

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Miquel Caminal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    The current context of developed societies is characterised by a number of phenomena, the most significant of which are processes of economic globalisation, information technologies, increasing multiculturalism and the emergence of cases of national pluralism which require full political...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The American Anomaly

    U.S. Politics and Government in Comparative Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Raymond A. Smith

    Seymour Martin Lipset pronounced over a decade ago, "Those who know only one country know no country." It is well established that students learn the intricacies of American politics better when they are presented in a comparative context. In today’s globalized society and workforce, it is all the...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East

    Continuity and Change

    By Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael

    This exciting new book for students of Middle Eastern politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of the region, its politics and people. Combining a thematic framework for examining patterns of politics with individual chapters dedicated to specific countries, the book...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Parties, Elections, and Policy Reforms in Western Europe

    Voting for Social Pacts

    By Kerstin Hamann, John Kelly

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Social pacts – policy agreements between governments, labor unions and sometimes employer organizations – began to emerge in many countries in the 1980s. The most common explanations for social pacts tend to focus on economic factors, influenced by industrial relations institutions such as highly...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Czech Republic and the European Union

    By Dan Marek, Michael Baun

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    This book examines the relationship between the Czech Republic and the European Union (EU). The authors examine the Czech Republic’s road to EU membership in 2004 and assess how EU accession has affected or changed the Czech Republic, including its domestic politics, governing institutions and...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Social Democracy and European Integration

    The politics of preference formation

    Edited by Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    What kind of Europe do social democratic parties prefer? What is the origin of their preferences? Are they shaped by interests, institutions or ideas? If so, how? Why do social democratic political parties respond differently to the crucial question of the future of the European Union? While many...

    Published August 20th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Political Representation of Immigrants and Minorities

    Voters, Parties and Parliaments in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Karen Bird, Thomas Saalfeld, Andreas M. Wüst

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    In 2005, almost 700,000 immigrants acquired the citizenship of a member state of the European Union; over 600,000 became US citizens; nearly 100,000 became Australians and approximately 200,000 Canadians. 2005 was not an exceptional year. During the past decades, many advanced liberal democracies...

    Published August 13th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Public Policy Primer

    Managing the Policy Process

    By Xun Wu, M Ramesh, Michael Howlett, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

    This short guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the entire policy cycle taking the reader through the various stages of agenda setting, policy formulation, decision making, policy implementation and policy evaluation. Public officials at every level of government play a vital role in...

    Published August 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics

    Edited by Jeff Haynes

    From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion has become an increasingly important factor in political activity and organisation. This Handbook provides a definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics. Featuring contributions from an international team...

    Published August 9th 2010 by Routledge