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  1. Local Politics in Indonesia

    Pathways to Power

    By Nankyung Choi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Competitive elections have become an institutionalized feature of contemporary Indonesia’s politics. This, together with other considerations, makes it reasonable to call Indonesia the world’s third largest democracy. Nonetheless, democratic elections in Indonesia are both more complex and...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Russian Regional Politics under Putin and Medvedev

    Edited by Cameron Ross

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    Many authors have alluded to the unique nature of Russia’s dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition still far from completed that is of no less importance, the need to reconfigure central-regional relations...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. The Decline of Regionalism in Putin's Russia

    Boundary Issues

    By J. Paul Goode

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book reassesses Putin's attempt to reverse the decentralization of power that characterised centre-regional relations in the 1990s, focusing on regional responses to Putin's federal reforms. It explains the decline of regionalism after 2000 in terms of the dynamics of regional boundaries,...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. China's Local Administration

    Traditions and Changes in the Sub-National Hierarchy

    Edited by Jae Ho Chung, Tao-chiu Lam

    Series: China Policy Series

    The remarkable changes in China over the past three decades are mostly considered at the national level, whereas local government – which has played and continues to play a key role in these developments – is often overlooked. The themes of China’s local administrative hierarchy, and its historical...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Women and Representation in Local Government

    International Case Studies

    Edited by Barbara Pini

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Women and Representation in Local Government opens up an opportunity to critique and move beyond suppositions and labels in relation to women in local government. Presenting a wealth of new empirical material, this book brings together international experts to examine and compare the presence of...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 3rd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Approaching the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, Cal Jillson's text avoids partisanship, ideology, and gimmicks to provide the most comprehensive, readable, and accurate brief description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Federalism and Local Politics in Russia

    Edited by Cameron Ross, Adrian Campbell

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines federalism and regional and local politics in Russia. Many commentators have alluded to the unique nature of Russia's dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition under way in Russia that is of...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Local Politics and Democratization in Russia

    By Cameron Ross

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia’s...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of Regional Authority

    A Comparative Study of 42 Democracies

    By Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, Arjan H. Schakel

    Most countries around the globe have one or two levels of regional or intermediate government, yet we have little systematic idea of how much authority they wield, or how this has changed over time. This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional government in 42...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge