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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 new and published books in the subject of Devolution — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding the Transformation of Germany’s CDU

    Edited by Simon Green, Ed Turner

    This book analyses the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), one of Europe’s most successful and influential political parties. The CDU might have been expected to struggle in the circumstances of a more diverse, secular reunified Germany, yet it has prospered to an extent almost...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Invention of Scotland (Routledge Revivals)

    The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present

    By Murray G. H. Pittock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A dynasty of high ability and great charm, the Stuarts exerted a compelling fascination over their supporters and enemies alike. First published in 1991, this title assesses the influence of the Stuart mystique on the modern political and cultural identity of Scotland. Murray Pittock traces the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Accounting in Politics

    Devolution and Democratic Accountability

    Edited by Mahmoud Ezzamel, Noel Hyndman, Åge Johnsen, Irvine Lapsley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    This book looks at the effectiveness of the 1999 restructuring of the UK through the establishment of the Scottish Parliament and the Assemblies for Northern Ireland and Wales, considering the process of devolution and its consequences on the key mechanisms of accounting and democratic...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Political Opposition and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Elliott Green, Johanna Söderström, Emil Uddhammar

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    This book takes a closer look at the role and meaning of political opposition for the development of democracy across sub-Saharan Africa. Why is room for political opposition in most cases so severely limited? Under what circumstances has the political opposition been able to establish itself in a...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    Democracy is above all about majority rule. But which majority should rule if a part of a country wants to secede and become independent? Should the majority of the whole country decide? Or only the majority in the part that seeks to become independent be allowed to vote? Referendums and democracy...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Paradox of Federalism

    Does Self-Rule Accommodate or Exacerbate Ethnic Divisions?

    Edited by Jan Erk, Lawrence M. Anderson

    The paradox of federalism is about whether self-rule accommodates or exacerbates ethnic divisions. A federal arrangement which formally recognizes ethno-linguistic diversity to help manage divisions can also pave the way for eventual disintegration. The case studies in this book cover a wide...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Federalism and the Making of America

    By David Brian Robertson

    Though Americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation’s past, present, and future. Federalism—the division of government authority between the national government and the states—affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American. In this nuanced and...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Why Regions Matter: Small Worlds in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Ailsa Henderson

    Bringing together experts on regionalism and federalism this collection explores the impact of legislative regions on parties and voters. It reflects on the 1980 publication of Small Worlds by David Elkins and Richard Simeon, which outlined how and why voters and policies differ across Canadian...

    Published May 31st 2011 by Routledge

  9. New Challenges for Stateless Nationalist and Regionalist Parties

    Edited by Eve Hepburn

    Throughout Europe, stateless nationalist and regionalist parties have moved from ‘niche’ actors in party systems to mainstream political players. No longer the ‘outsider’ in party politics, these parties have successfully entered government at the regional and state levels and many have been...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Government and Policy-Making Reform in China

    The Implications of Governing Capacity

    By Bill K.P. Chou

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    China’s rapid economic development has not translated automatically into political development, with many of its institutions still in need of major reform. In the post-Mao era, despite the decentralization of local government with significant administrative and fiscal authority, China’s government...

    Published April 16th 2009 by Routledge