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  1. The Communist Quest for National Legitimacy in Europe, 1918-1989

    Edited by Martin Mevius

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    There are two popular myths concerning the relationship between communism and nationalism. The first is that nationalism and communism are wholly antagonistic and mutually exclusive. The second is the assertion that in communist Eastern Europe nationalism was oppressed before 1989, to emerge...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Impact of China's 1989 Tiananmen Massacre

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Béja

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that...

    Published January 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Labour Revolution (Routledge Revivals)

    By Karl Kautsky

    First published in English in 1924 this ambitious work, by the famous Marxist theoretician Karl Kautsky, aims to provide nothing less than an "exposition of the methods to introduce socialism" amongst the capitalist economies of Europe in the post-World War One era. Looking back on...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the events and developments of 1989 in Eastern Europe. It offers a mix of detailed examinations of the events of 1989 in Eastern Europe, thoughtful and considered appraisals of developments, and ‘middle-range’ theoretical discussions of patterns...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking the 'Coloured Revolutions'

    Edited by David Lane, Stephen White

    The communist world was supposed to have had its ‘revolution’ in 1989. But the demise of the Soviet Union came two years later, at the end of 1991; and then, perplexingly, a series of irregular executive changes began to take place the following decade in countries that were already postcommunist....

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Political Violence, Crises and Revolutions (Routledge Revivals)

    Theories and Research

    By Ekkart Zimmermann

    First published in 1983, this extraordinary study provides a comprehensive systematic evaluation of cross-national theorizing and quantitative empirical evidence on four interrelated phenomena: Political violence Crises Military Coups D’ État Revolutions. Findings from...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Reference Groups and the Theory of Revolution (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Urry

    First published in 1973, this is a reissue of John Urry's important and influential study of the theory of revolution. Part 1 offers a detailed discussion of the concept of the reference group, tracing its development from the symbolic interactionist tradition and then showing how it...

    Published October 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Zimbabwe since the Unity Government

    Edited by Stephen Chan, Ranka Primorac

    Zimbabwe has moved from a condition of restricted expression to one of many contradictory expressions. Politics has lost none of its compromises and conflicts, but it has been amplified by an explosion of voices. For the first time, a genuine debate is possible among many actors, insiders and...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge