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  1. Politics and Government in Hong Kong

    Crisis under Chinese sovereignty

    Edited by Ming Sing

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the government of Hong Kong since its handover to mainland China in 1997, focusing in particular on the anti-government mass protests and mobilisations in the years since 2003. It argues that Hong Kong has been poorly governed since transferring to Chinese rule, and that public...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Timelines

    A Political History of the Modern World

    By John Rees

    War and revolution, economic crises and political conflict are the very stuff of modern history. This guide to the last 100 years of great power conflict, social rebellion, strikes and protests gives us the essential history of the world in which we live. Based on the Timeline TV series this is a...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Situating Global Resistance

    Between Discipline and Dissent

    Edited by Lara Montesinos Coleman, Karen Tucker

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The book examines some of the ways in which contemporary forms of political dissent are situated within processes of global ordering. Grounded in analysis of concrete practices of discipline and dissent in specific contexts, it explores the ways in which resistance can be shaped by dominant...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Maoism in India

    Reincarnation of Ultra-Left Wing Extremism in the Twenty-First Century

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty, Rajat Kumar Kujur

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rise of Maoism as one of the organized political movement in India is the outcome of a historical situation. Both colonialism and the failure of the Indian state to implement land reforms more stringently in the aftermath of independence resulted in terrible sufferings of the marginalized, land...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. People Power and Political Change

    Key Issues and Concepts

    By April Carter

    This book examines the upsurge in mass popular protest against undemocratic regimes. Relating early revolutions to recent global trends and protests, it examines the significance of ‘people power’ to democracy. Taking a comparative approach, this text analyses unarmed uprisings in Iran 1977-79,...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Alternative Globalizations

    An Integrative Approach to Studying Dissident Knowledge in the Global Justice Movement

    By S.A. Hamed Hosseini

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Are the growing oppositions to neoliberal market globalism (especially in the aftermath of global economic meltdown) able to develop meaningful alternative ideologies? Is there any substantial alternative to the world capitalist system on the horizon? How would the ideologies and ideas address the...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process

    Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

    By Ghassan Khatib

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Eight years after the second Palestinian uprising, the Oslo accords signed in 1993 seem to have failed. The reasons for the failure continue to fascinate students, politicians, researchers and policymakers alike. This book explores one of the major aspects of the bilateral peace process – the...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Activism in China

    By Lei Xie

    Series: China Policy Series

    Major environmental degradation is a serious problem for China as the country's economy continues to grow at a phenomenal pace. In recent years environmental organisations have begun to emerge in China, and in some cases have had remarkable success in affecting policies which would have had...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Green Activism in Post-Socialist Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    Edited by Adam Fagan, JoAnn Carmin

    Green activism played a critical role in the downfall of Soviet-style communism in Eastern Europe at the end of the 1980s. After the revolutions, environmentalists were expected to exert influence within the new democracies and to form the bedrock of the new civil societies that were predicted to...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge