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New and Published Books

  1. The Party Politics of Territorial Reforms in Europe

    Edited by Emanuele Massetti, Simon Toubeau

    Series: West European Politics

    The book analyses how political parties compete and strategise on the issue of territorial reform using case-studies that include countries from both Western (Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain) and Central-Eastern Europe (Poland, Slovakia and Romania). Each case-study considers different drivers of...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religiously Oriented Parties and Democratization

    Edited by Luca Ozzano, Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    To the surprise of both academics and policy-makers, religion has not been relegated entirely to the private sphere; quite the contrary. Over the last few decades, religion has begun to play a significant role in public affairs and, in many cases, directly in political systems. This edited volume...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative Party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Policy Entrepreneurship and Elections in Japan

    A Political Biogaphy of Ozawa Ichiro

    By Takashi Oka

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Ozawa Ichiro is one of the most important figures in Japanese politics, having held the positions of Chief Secretary of the Liberal Democrat Party and, after defection from the LDP, President of the Democratic Party of Japan. Ozawa has distinctive ideas that set him apart from the average Japanese...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Organization of Political Interest Groups

    Designing advocacy

    By Darren R. Halpin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Interest groups form an important part of the development of political and social systems. This book goes beyond current literature in examining the survival and ‘careers’ of such groups beyond their formation. The author introduces the concept of organizational form and develops a framework to...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Coalition in Korea

    Between Institutions and Culture

    By Youngmi Kim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This book examines how inter- and intra-party coalition-building affects governability in South Korea. Focusing on the Kim Dae-jung administration (1998-2003) as a case study in the failure of a government to turn electoral success into stable governability, or ability to implement reform policies,...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Selection of Political Party Leaders in Contemporary Parliamentary Democracies

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jean-Benoit Pilet, William Cross

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    This book explores the ways in which political parties, in contemporary parliamentary democracies, choose their leaders and then subsequently hold them accountable. The authors provide a comprehensive examination of party leadership selection and accountability both through examination of parties...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Belgium

    Institutions and Policy under Bipolar and Centrifugal Federalism

    Edited by Marleen Brans, Lieven De Winter, Wilfried Swenden

    Series: West European Politics

    For too long Belgium remained an unexplored terrain by comparative political scientists. Belgium's politics were best known through the writings of Arend Lijphart, who considered it a model case of consociationalism. Over the past ten to fifteen years, the analysis of consociationalism has been...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Party Attitudes Towards the EU in the Member States

    Parties for Europe, Parties against Europe

    Edited by Nicolò Conti

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In a moment where the EU is facing an important number of challenges, there is growing interest in understanding how parties influence the way Europe evolves as a political issue, notably how parties structure domestic competition over European issues and they mobilise sentiments in referenda over...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge