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Forthcoming Political Lobbying & Interest Groups Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Religion at the European Parliament and in European multi-level governance

    Edited by François Foret

    This book presents the findings of the first ever survey of the religious preferences of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). An international research team interviewed a large sample of MEPs, with the purpose of investigating their beliefs and how these beliefs have an impact on their role...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The New Politics of European Civil Society

    Edited by Ulrike Liebert, Hans-Jörg Trenz

    Over the past two decades, civil society has played a pivotal role in Europe, from the demise of Communist rule to the reunification of Europe, followed by the expansion of the single market to the reconstitution of democracy in the enlarged European Union. European civil society has emerged as a...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Political Agency

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Bice Maiguashca, Raffaele Marchetti

    Series: Global Order Studies

    This book explores and critically reflects on the theory and practice of political agency in contemporary global politics. In light of the changing relationship between the state, the market and the society, it seeks to map both theoretically and empirically contemporary forms of global political...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Interfaith Advocacy

    The Role of Religious Coalitions in the Political Process

    By Katherine E. Knutson

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Using the historic Minnesota state government shutdown of 2011 as a backdrop, Interfaith Advocacy describes the work of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, an interfaith advocacy group that brings together leaders from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim traditions to advocate on...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Organization of Political Interest Groups

    Designing advocacy

    By Darren R. Halpin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Interest groups form an important part of the development of political and social systems. This book goes beyond current literature in examining the survival and ‘careers’ of such groups beyond their formation. The author introduces the concept of organizational form and develops a framework to...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Legislative Lobbying in Context

    The Policy and Polity Determinants of Interest Group Politics in the European Union

    Edited by Jan Beyers, Caelesta Braun, Heike Klüver

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The lack of previous research into political interest groups and taking into account policy-specific and institutional context characteristics is largely due to research designs that have been primarily focused on a small number of policy debates, with the result that contextual characteristics...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Queer Politics

    Identity, Culture, and American Democracy

    By Elizabeth A. Oldmixon, Bethany Blackstone, Wendy L. Watson

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In a very short time, LGBTQ issues have moved from the margins to the mainstream of American political life. The 1969 Stonewall Riots are commonly considered the start of the modern gay rights movement in the United States and within a few short years the number of gay groups and gay magazines...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Campaign Finance and Electoral Competition

    The New World of Outside Money

    By Suzanne Robbins

    The relationship between money and politics is a central concern to scholars and casual observers alike, especially when it seems to have such a pronounced impact on the electoral landscape in America. Conventional wisdom suggests that money affects politics: whether via lobbying or through...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Catalonia: A New Independent State in Europe?

    Edited by Xavier Cuadras Morató

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    Catalonia: A New Independent State in Europe takes on the main issues of the political process which is taking place in Catalonia today. The political confrontation between the Spanish and Catalan institutions has now reached the international arena, especially the debates concerning international...

    To Be Published March 25th 2016 by Routledge