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  1. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Women's Movements

    Flourishing or in abeyance?

    Edited by Sandra Grey, Marian Sawer

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Written by leading women's movement scholars, this book is the first to systematically apply the idea of social movement abeyance to differing national and international contexts. Its starting point is the idea that the women's movement is over, an idea promoted in the media and encouraged by...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Civil Society and International Governance

    The Role of Non-State Actors in the EU, Africa, Asia and Middle East

    Edited by David Armstrong, Valeria Bello, Julie Gilson, Debora Spini

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project....

    Published October 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Globality, Democracy and Civil Society

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan,...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Changing Images of Civil Society

    From Protest to Governance

    Edited by Bruno Jobert, Beate Kohler-Koch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Civil society has become one of the key parts of the reference framework for governance, seeking to replace traditional public action in which representative democracy is combined with bureaucratic implementation. The success of the civil society myth contrasts with and consequently manifests...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreau's Civil Disobedience
    By Bob Pepperman Taylor
    To Be Published December 23rd 2014
  2. Populism in Venezuela
    By Ryan Brading
    To Be Published January 9th 2015
  3. Protest: Analysing Current Trends
    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Samid Suliman
    To Be Published January 21st 2015
  4. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature
    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones
    To Be Published January 27th 2015
  5. Contemporary Political Agency: Theory and Practice
    Edited by Bice Maiguashca, Raffaele Marchetti
    To Be Published January 30th 2015

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