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  1. Governing Women

    Women’s Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform

    Edited by Anne Marie Goetz

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Though the proportion of women in national assemblies still barely scrapes 16% on average, the striking outliers – Rwanda with 49% of its assembly female, Argentina with 35%, Liberia and Chile with new women presidents this year – have raised expectations that there is an upward trend in women’s...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Democratic Extremism in Theory and Practice

    All Power to the People

    By Paul Lucardie

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Democracy and extremism are usually considered as opposites. We assume that our system (in the UK, the USA, the Netherlands etc.) is democratic, and extremists try to destroy our system and introduce some kind of dictatorship, if not chaos and anarchy. Yet in many cases, the extremists seem...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Party Attitudes Towards the EU in the Member States

    Parties for Europe, Parties against Europe

    Edited by Nicolò Conti

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In a moment where the EU is facing an important number of challenges, there is growing interest in understanding how parties influence the way Europe evolves as a political issue, notably how parties structure domestic competition over European issues and they mobilise sentiments in referenda over...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Parliamentary Elites in Central and Eastern Europe

    Recruitment and Representation

    Edited by Elena Semenova, Michael Edinger, Heinrich Best

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Legislators are entrusted with key parliamentary functions and are important figures in the decision-making process. Their behaviour as political elites is as much responsible for the failures and successes of the new democracies as their institutional designs and constitutional reforms. This...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy

    China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power

    By Gregory O. Hall

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy examines the American, Chinese, and Russian (Big 3) competition for power and influence in the Post-Cold War Era. With the ascension of regional powers such as India, Iran, Brazil, and Turkey, the Big 3 dynamic is an evolving one, which cannot be ignored because...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Comparative Regional Security Governance

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Stuart Croft

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This book seeks to understand the role of regions in the provision of security (and insecurity) practices across the globe. Specialists with expertise in the regions they examine present eight case studies and analyses of the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, South and East Asia, and Europe....

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism

    Edited by Richard Higgott, Ivona Malbasic

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    Anti-Americanism as a concept is confused, often used in a contradictory fashion and invariably driven by emotion rather than intellect. Nevertheless, it casts a long policy shadow with adverse consequences (both real and potential) for actors including those who may not support the concept. This...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. New Challenger Parties in Western Europe

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Airo Hino

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book provides a systematic and comparative account of the rise of ‘new challenger parties’ across Western Europe. It analyses how parties that challenge the conventional party system by addressing issues neglected by existing parties can succeed and fail. Systematically comparing 229 elections...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Mill on Nationality

    By Georgios Varouxakis

    Series: Routledge/PSA Political Studies Series

    John Stuart Mill's thought has been central in recent (as well as older) works of political theory discussing the relationship between liberal democratic politics and nationality or nationalism -- which is far from surprising, given his undisputed influence on liberal attitudes towards nationality...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. European Union Intergovernmental Conferences

    Domestic preference formation, transgovernmental networks and the dynamics of compromise

    By Paul W. Thurner, Franz Urban Pappi

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book provides a detailed examination of the complex negotiation processes surrounding intergovernmental conferences in the European Union. Since the Treaty of Amsterdam (1997) and its ‘appendix’, the Treaty of Nice in 2002, any reform of the constitutional framework of the European Union...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge