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New and Published Books

  1. The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy

    Edited by Kyriakos N. Demetriou, Antis Loizides

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Over the centuries, the question of "good" or "effective" governance has undergone several transformations and ramifications to fit within certain social, cultural and historical contexts. What defines political knowledge? What is the measure of expert political leadership? Various interpretations,...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Stewart's Guide To Employment Law

    5th Edition

    By Andrew Stewart

    This new edition explains the changes made by the Fair Work Amendment Act 2013, including the Fair Work Commission's new power to deal with claims of workplace bullying. It details the Abbott Government's reform agenda, covering important changes not just to the Fair Work Act, but to legislation on...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Federation Press

  4. The Effects of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis

    Differentiated Integration between the Centre and the New Peripheries of the EU

    Edited by Christian Schweiger, Jose Magone

    The book analyses the emerging centre-periphery divisions within the European Union which result from the unprecedented conditions created by the 2008-09 global financial crisis and the subsequent Eurozone sovereign debt crisis. The multiple layers of policy coordination which emerged in response...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Turkish Deep State

    State Consolidation, Civil-Military Relations and Democracy

    By Mehtap Söyler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The deep state ranks among the most critical issues in Turkish politics. This book traces its origins and offers an explanation of the emergence and trajectory of the deep state; the meaning and function of informal and authoritarian institutions in the formal security sector of a democratic regime...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Ethics of Cultural Competence in Higher Education

    Edited by Beverly A. Burnell, Heidi Schnackenberg

    This new book presents both research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-design) and conceptual chapters about the ethical factors to be considered in teaching, administration, and professional practice in higher education settings. The book includes recent research-based ideas in the field of...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights

    Edited by Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcon, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott

    On the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, feminists are at a critical juncture to re-envision and re-engage in a politics of human rights. Interdisciplinary feminist conversations among scholar-activists can both challenge and enrich new directions in feminism and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Towards A New Executive Order In Europe?

    Edited by Deirdre Curtin, Morten Egeberg

    Series: West European Politics

    The executive branch of government in Europe is being gradually transformed in several significant respects. First, executive power has been continuously strengthened at the EU level in the form of the European Commission, EU-level agencies and diplomatic and military staff in the Union Council...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge