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  1. Presidential Administration and the Environment

    Executive Leadership in the Age of Gridlock

    By David M. Shafie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    After sweeping environmental legislation passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s ushered in an era when new legislation and reforms to existing laws were consistently caught up in a gridlock. In response, environmental groups became more specialized and professional, learning how to effect policy...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Labour Solidarity

    Mechanisms of commitment to cooperation within the European Trade Union movement

    By Katarzyna Gajewska

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The book examines the integration of European trade union movement and explores the prospects for European or transnational solidarity among workers. Contrary to much existing research and despite national differences, Gajewska examines how trade unions cooperate and the forms in which this...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Power and Transnational Activism

    Edited by Thomas Olesen

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book focuses on global activism and uses a power perspective to provide an in-depth and coherent analysis of both the possibilities and limitations of global activism. Bringing together scholars from IR, sociology, and political science, this book offers new and critical insights on global...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Grassroots Elections in China

    Edited by Kevin J. O'Brien, Suisheng Zhao

    Twenty years after the launch of village elections, the time is ripe to assess the progress and impact of China’s most notable political reform. Where have elections been conducted well and where have they been conducted poorly? How have procedures changed over the years and have elections truly...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge