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  1. Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries

    Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches

    Edited by Jennifer Jackson, Lina Molokotos-Liederman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman

    Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal

    Edited by Florentina C.Andreescu, Michael J. Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    This work is a critical intervention into the archive of female identity; it reflects on the ways in which the Central and Eastern European female ideal was constructed, represented, and embodied in communist societies and on its transformation resulting from the political, economic, and social...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Twenty Years of Studying Democratization

    Vol 3: Building Blocks of Democracy

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Re Visions: Critical Studies in the History and Theory of Art

    Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments. The journal’s first issue appeared in...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the U.S.

    Edited by Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reframing Europe's Future

    Challenges and failures of the European construction

    Edited by Jody Jensen, Ferenc Miszlivetz

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The global financial crisis which erupted in 2008 had an astounding yet varied impact on the European Union (EU), with some countries benefiting from the crisis while others suffered. Today many more and varied voices articulate increasing frustration, dissatisfaction, distrust and cynicism with...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Politics and Democracy in Microstates

    By Wouter Veenendaal

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are small states statistically more likely to have a democratic political system? By addressing this question from a qualitative and comparative methodological angle, this book analyses the effects of a small population size on political competition and participation. By comparing the four...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Japan's Interventionist State

    The Role of the MAFF

    By Aurelia George-Mulgan

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan's Interventionist State gives a detailed examination of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and its role in promoting, protecting and preserving the regime of agricultural support and protection. This account is integral to the author's extended and multidimensional...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Coalition Government and Party Mandate

    How Coalition Agreements Constrain Ministerial Action

    By Catherine Moury

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Which kind of decisions are passed by Cabinet in coalition governments? What motivates ministerial action? How much leeway do coalition parties give their governmental representatives? This book focuses on a comparative study of ministerial behaviour in Germany, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Europeanization and the European Economic Area

    Iceland's Participation in the EU's Policy Process

    By Johanna Jonsdottir

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book examines Europeanization in the European Economic Area (EEA), exploring whether non-member states can have an input into EU decision-making and whether the EU can successfully export its policies within the framework of the EEA. Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein, while not EU member...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge