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New and Published Books

  1. The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe

    Ideology, impact, and electoral performance

    By Andrea Pirro

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Often neglected in the study of far right organisations, post-communist Europe recently witnessed the rise and fall of a number of populist radical right parties. The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe is the first comparative study to focus on the ideology, impact, and electoral...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking the Green State

    Environmental governance towards climate and sustainability transitions

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Annica Kronsell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This innovative book is one of the first to conduct a systematic comprehensive analysis of the ideals and practices of the evolving green state. It draws on elements of political theory, feminist theory, post-structuralism, governance and institutional theory to conceptualise the green state and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Environmental Governance in Taiwan

    A New Generation of Activists and Stakeholders

    By Simona A. Grano

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan’s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Climate Finance

    Edited by Erik Haites

    The book is the first to provide a complete overview of international climate finance. In the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, developed countries jointly committed to mobilize US$100 billion per year to address climate change in developing countries. The book presents the best information available...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Lula, the Workers' Party and the Governability Dilemma in Brazil

    By Hernán F. Gómez Bruera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    While scholars, activists and pundits from around the world have heralded the Lula years as a breakthrough for poverty reduction and the forthcoming emergence of Brazil as a dynamic economic superpower, many of their counterparts in the country as well as a number of Brazilianists elsewhere, have...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Improving Global Environmental Governance

    Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

    Edited by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of China's Governance and Domestic Politics

    Edited by Chris Ogden

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Handbook of China’s Governance and Domestic Politics looks at how China is governed, how its domestic political system functions and the critical issues that it currently faces. Governed by the world’s largest political party in the world’s longest-ruling Communist regime, China is undergoing a...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge