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New and Published Books

  1. The International after 150 Years

    Labor vs Capital, Then and Now

    Edited by George Comninel, Marcello Musto, Victor Wallis

    The International Workingmen’s Association was the prototype of all organizations of the Labor movement and the 150th anniversary of its birth (1864-2014) offers an important opportunity to rediscover its history and learn from its legacy. The International helped workers to grasp that the...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Parliaments and Citizens

    Edited by Cristina Leston-Bandeira

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    The relationship between parliaments and citizens is one of the least studied subjects in legislative studies, yet this is a crucial dimension to understand parliaments and the role they play in our political systems. Furthermore, this relationship has gained considerable visibility over the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. China and East Asian Regionalism

    Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    To convey the image of a responsible power willing to contribute to regional stability and cooperation, China has shifted from a single-minded preference for bilateralism to an active participation in East Asian regionalism in the recent decades. This development has inspired discussions over...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Devolution and Public Policy

    Edited by Michael Keating, Nicola Mcewen

    The United Kingdom, Spain and Belgium have all undergone political devolution in recent years, with powers transferred from central government to regions and nations within these states. There is a rich literature on devolution, but surprisingly little on its consequences for public policy. This...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Civil-Military Relations in Post-Conflict Societies

    Transforming the Role of the Military in Central America

    By Orlando J. Pérez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions. These four countries represent different approaches to reforms of civil-military relations, and embody varying degrees of success in both...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Contentious Elections

    From Ballots to Barricades

    Edited by Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, Ferran Martínez i Coma

    From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe the world has witnessed a rising tide of contentious elections ending in heated partisan debates, court challenges, street protests, and legitimacy challenges. In some cases, disputes have been settled peacefully through legal appeals and electoral reforms. In the worst...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. How Parliament Works

    7th Edition

    By Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country's most complex – and often misunderstood – institutions. Covering every aspect of the work, membership and structures of both Houses, this key text provides a unique insight into the...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Evolution of the Japanese Developmental State

    Institutions locked in by ideas

    By Hironori Sasada

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Japanese economy underwent a fundamental transition from a liberal economy to a developmental state system during World War II, and despite efforts by the American occupation forces to dismantle them after 1945, these elements of the wartime economic system remained in place. Through an...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Contesting Citizenship

    Edited by Birte Siim, Judith Squires

    This new book shows how citizenship, and its meaning and form, has become a vital site of contestation. It clearly demonstrates how whilst minority groups struggle to redefine the rights of citizenship in more pluralized forms, the responsibilities of citizenship are being reaffirmed by democratic...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge