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  1. New Directions in Interest Group Politics

    Edited by Matt Grossmann

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    Reflecting cutting edge scholarship but written for undergraduates, New Directions in Interest Group Politics will help students think critically about influence in the American political system. There is no shortage of fear about "the special interests" in American political debate, but reliable...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia

    Conflict and Leadership

    Edited by Marcus Mietzner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    In the late 1990s, prominent scholars of civil-military relations detected a decline in the political significance of the armed forces across Southeast Asia. A decade later, however, this trend seems to have been reversed. The Thai military launched a coup in 2006, the Philippine armed forces...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transformations of the Radical Left in Southern Europe

    Bringing Society Back In?

    Edited by Myrto Tsakatika, Marco Lisi

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Political parties are alleged to be turning their backs to civil society; they are said to discourage the active participation of their members and to distance themselves from the privileged relations to affiliated social organisations they once prized. Instead, parties are broadly believed to be...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Political Opposition and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Elliott Green, Johanna Söderström, Emil Uddhammar

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    This book takes a closer look at the role and meaning of political opposition for the development of democracy across sub-Saharan Africa. Why is room for political opposition in most cases so severely limited? Under what circumstances has the political opposition been able to establish itself in a...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

    Edited by Anne-Meike Fechter

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book considers how the personal and the professional dimensions are related, and how they matter for aid work. The contributions to this edited volume are based on the assumption that all actors are relevant in development, including national and international aid workers. A key question which...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Small States in Multilateral Economic Negotiations

    Edited by Amrita Narlikar

    This book addresses the puzzle, Can David take on Goliath in multilateral economic negotiations, and if so, then under what conditions? The question of how the weak bargain with the strong in international politics is exciting theoretically and empirically. In a world of ever-increasing...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Voters and Parties in the Spanish Political Space

    Edited by Ignacio Sánchez-Cuenca, Elias Dinas

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    This book deals with the structure of Spanish politics: how citizens and parties locate themselves in political space, and how these actors make decisions based on their positions in the various dimensions this space consists of. The authors of this volume address the questions surrounding the...

    Published July 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Global Political Justice

    Edited by Terry Macdonald, Miriam Ronzoni

    Scholarly debate on the subject of global justice has been overwhelmingly focused so far on the socio-economic aspects of justice. Much less attention has been given to those political aspects of global justice concerned with arrangements for public decision-making and the collective exercise and...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    Democracy is above all about majority rule. But which majority should rule if a part of a country wants to secede and become independent? Should the majority of the whole country decide? Or only the majority in the part that seeks to become independent be allowed to vote? Referendums and democracy...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Another Europe

    Conceptions and practices of democracy in the European Social Forums

    Edited by Donatella Della Porta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Given the recent focus on the challenges to representative democracy, and the search for new institutions and procedures that can help to channel increasing participation, this book offers empirical insights on alternative conceptions of democracy and the actors that promote them. With a...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge