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Forthcoming Books

  1. Congressional Primary Elections

    By Robert G. Boatright

    Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress. Most American states adopted congressional primaries during the first decades of the 20th century as a means of breaking the hold of political "bosses" on the nomination of candidates. Yet now, many...

    To Be Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Legislatures of Small States

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Nicholas D J Baldwin

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    This book provides a comparative study of the legislatures of small nations, states and territories, to explore the extent to which size is a factor in how they function and fulfil the roles and responsibility of a legislature. Though the physical nature and environment of states is a neglected...

    To Be Published September 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Skilled Immigration in the United States

    By Maryam T. Stevenson

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Immigration policy in the U.S. has been a prominent research topic recently, but thus far congressional policy on the H-1B visa has not been studied in-depth. A non-immigrant visa, H-1B allows foreign workers to be temporarily employed in the U.S. This project examines the congressional politics...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act

    By Prashant Sharma

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs

    Connecting with the Electorate?

    Edited by Katrin Auel, Tapio Raunio

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Over the last twenty years, the role of national parliaments in EU affairs has gained considerable academic attention. Much of the literature, however, has focused on parliamentary scrutiny and control in EU affairs. What tends to be generally overlooked is that the parliamentary communication...

    To Be Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Representation and Democracy in the EU

    Does one come at the expense of the other?

    Edited by Richard Bellamy, Sandra Kröger

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book explores the various ways in which citizens are represented in EU policy-making. Most accounts naturally focus on the European Parliament as the prime source of democratic representation. This collection focuses instead on four other channels that are as and often more important: namely,...

    To Be Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Legalism

    Edited by John Barnes, Thomas Burke, Malcolm Feeley

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Using the work of Robert A. Kagan’s intellectual contribution on the intensification of law, leading authorities in the study of the politics of regulation and litigation examine the consequences of the expansion and intensification of law, both in the United States and the rest of the world....

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges and Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. How Parliament Works

    7th Edition

    By Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    How Parliament Works is a classic. It has become a standard text both inside and outside Parliament. Written by expert insiders, it is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country's most complex - and often misunderstood - institutions. How Parliament Works: Provides a unique...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge