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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion Reconsidered

    What Determines Public Opinion?

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    In the Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (1992), John Zaller set out one of the most influential models of opinion formation: he presented the public as a pliable instrument of political elites, who are able to garner support simply by sending "cues" through the mass media telling Republicans or...

    To Be Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Politics and Gender in Ireland

    The Quest for Political Agency

    Edited by Fiona Buckley, Yvonne Galligan

    This book explores the relationship between women, the state and democratic politics in Ireland today. It highlights the conservatism of the political culture shared by all traditions on the island, and how this culture circumscribes women’s political agency in Northern Ireland and Ireland....

    To Be Published July 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Movements in Post-Communist Europe and Russia

    Edited by Kerstin Jacobsson, Steven Saxonberg

    This volume provides a much needed update on the state of civil society in post-communist Europe and Russia more than two decades after the fall of the communist regimes. The chapters offer new perspectives on social movement strategies in post-communist Central-Eastern Europe and Russia. The...

    To Be Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge