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  1. Comparative Politics

    The Principal-Agent Perspective

    By Jan-Erik Lane

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Starting from the principal-agent perspective, this book offers a new analysis of government. It interprets political institutions as devices designed to solve the omnipresent principal-agent game in politics. In other words how to select, instruct, monitor and evaluate political agents or elites...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. International Election Monitoring, Sovereignty, and the Western Hemisphere

    The Emergence of an International Norm

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    This book traces the process by which national elections became international events or, more precisely, what the effects of this process are on state sovereignty. Contrary to the conventional wisdom in International Relations - to judge by the neglect of this phenomenon in the literature - this...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Time of the City

    Politics, philosophy and genre

    By Michael J Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    The Time of the City is a trans-disciplinary work with a focus on genre-city relationships as they articulate the micropolitics of urban life in diverse cities. Shifting the territorial emphasis of political studies from the mosaic of states to the global network of cities, the book draws on urban...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Central Banking Governance in the European Union

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Lucia Quaglia

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book fills a gap in academic literature on the politics and public policy aspects of central banking in Europe, by conducting a theoretically-informed and empirically-grounded analysis of central banking governance before and after the establishment of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)....

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Globalization and the State in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Politics of Foreign Direct Investment

    By Jan Drahokoupil

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines the transformation of the state in Central and Eastern Europe since the end of communism and adoption of market oriented reform in the early 1990s, exploring the impact of globalization and economic liberalization on the region’s states, societies and political economy. It...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Local Politics and Democratization in Russia

    By Cameron Ross

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia’s...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Minority Rights in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Bernd Rechel

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Minority rights is an important issue in all modern states, but for those countries hoping to join the European Union the protection of minorities is a key condition for success in the accession process. This book provides a comprehensive assessment of minority rights in Central and Eastern Europe,...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Transitional Justice in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

    Reckoning with the communist past

    Edited by Lavinia Stan

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    During the last two decades, the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have attempted to address the numerous human rights abuses that characterized the decades of communist rule. This book examines the main processes of transitional justice that permitted societies in those...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Michael R. Wolf, Laura Morales, Ken'ichi Ikeda

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The study of political discussion has been broken into sub-categories including deliberative democracy, discursive studies, dynamics of interpersonal communication, and discussion network analyses, with substantial numbers of books and articles covering each. However, these areas are often treated...

    Published May 11th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Dominant Political Parties and Democracy

    Concepts, Measures, Cases and Comparisons

    Edited by Matthijs Bogaards, Françoise Boucek

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines dominant parties in both established democracies and new democracies and explores the relationship between dominant parties and the democratic process. Bridging existing literatures, the authors analyse dominant parties at national and sub-national, district and intra-party...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge