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  1. 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

  2. Institutional Legacies of Communism

    Change and Continuities in Minority Protection

    Edited by Karl Cordell, Timofey Agarin, Alexander Osipov

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Twenty years after the demise of communist policy, this book evaluates the continuing communist legacies in the current minority protection systems and legislations across a number of states in post-communist Europe. The fall of communism and the process of democratisation across post-communist...

    Published May 21st 2013 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...

    Published May 13th 2013 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...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

    Does EU Membership Matter?

    Edited by Tim Haughton

    What impact has EU membership had on party politics in Central and Eastern Europe? Although there is an emerging body of literature on the Europeanization of political parties, most of these accounts focus exclusively on Western Europe. Drawing on a range of qualitative and quantitative approaches...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Elites and Governance in China

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang, Chien-wen Kou

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading intellectuals, and opinion-makers in China and by looking beyond the top leadership, makes...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Civil Society and Democratization in India

    Institutions, Ideologies and Interests

    By Sarbeswar Sahoo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Developing a distinctive theoretical framework on civil society, this book examines how Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) contribute towards democratization in India and what conditions facilitate or inhibit their contribution. It assesses three different kinds of politics within civil society...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Democratizations

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal – but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Edges of Global Justice

    The World Social Forum and Its 'Others'

    By Janet M. Conway

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyzes the World Social Forum (WSF) in a context of crisis and transition in the history of Western capitalist modernity. Based on ten years of fieldwork on three continents, this book treats social movements as knowledge producers. It pays attention to what movements are doing and...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Interest Groups in American Politics

    Pressure and Power, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony J. Nownes

    Americans rail against so-called special interests but at the same time many members of society are themselves represented in one form or another by organized groups trying to affect the policymaking progress. This concise but thorough text demonstrates that interest groups are involved in the...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge