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Forthcoming Political Lobbying & Interest Groups Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    To Be Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The European Parliament’s Committees

    National Party Influence and Legislative Empowerment

    By Richard Whitaker

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book analyzes the development of the European Parliament’s (EP) committees and their relationship with national political parties in the light of the EP’s increased legislative role over the last three decades. The book argues that national parties have a greater incentive to care about what...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Business-State Relations in Brazil

    Challenges for the Port Modernisation Lobby

    By Mahrukh Doctor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    In recent years, the spotlight of international attention on Brazil has often been in the area of logistics infrastructure—for example, on its capacity to deal with the high demand expected during the World Cup and the Olympics. However, neither competitiveness nor infrastructure concerns are new...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Representation and Democracy in the EU

    Does one come at the expense of the other?

    Edited by Richard Bellamy, Sandra Kröger

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book explores the various ways in which citizens are represented in EU policy-making. Most accounts naturally focus on the European Parliament as the prime source of democratic representation. This collection focuses instead on four other channels that are as and often more important: namely,...

    To Be Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lobbying the New President

    Interests in Transition

    By Heath Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics. President-Elect Barack Obama declared...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Global Governance and NGO Participation

    Shaping the information society in the United Nations

    By Charlotte Dany

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape...

    To Be Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Political Uses of Motherhood in America

    By Cynthia Stavrianos

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    As various contemporary groups use the language of motherhood to advance their political causes, maternal rhetoric has become very visible in the American political discourse of late. Yet while it has long been recognized that women have invoked their political status as mothers to organize and...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Process of Lobbying

    Cooperation or Collusion?

    By John C. Scott

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative behavior in lobbying affect policy making? If democratic participation is good, why do...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Role of Parties in Twenty-First Century Politics

    Responsive and Responsible?

    Edited by Luciano Bardi, Stefano Bartolini, Alexander H. Treschel

    Series: West European Politics

    For a long time analyses of political parties were framed within the usual context of democracy and of the historical transformation of the forms of democratic government. More recently several authors, among which eminently Peter Mair, progressively began to question the relationship between the...

    To Be Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge