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  1. Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Representation and Effectiveness in Latin American Democracies

    Congress, Judiciary and Civil Society

    Edited by Moira B. MacKinnon, Ludovico Feoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Legislatures, the judiciary and civil society are important actors in representative democracies. In what ways and how well do they represent? And how effectively do they carry out their institutional and social roles? Both questions refer to the key dimensions of democracy analyzed in this book:...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Government-Opposition in Southern European Countries during the Financial Crisis

    Great Recession, Great Cooperation?

    Edited by Elisabetta De Giorgi, Catherine Moury

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    The international economic crisis has hit Europe, especially its ‘periphery’, remarkably hard, and has had deep consequences at the economic and political levels. Since its onset, parties in parliament (especially those in opposition) have found themselves faced with a dilemma: choosing between the...

    To Be Published July 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender Quotas and Women's Representation

    New Directions in Research

    Edited by Mona Lena Krook, Pär Zetterberg

    Electoral gender quotas have emerged as one of the most critical political reforms of the last two decades, having now been introduced in more than 130 countries worldwide. The recent and global nature of these developments has sparked both scholarly and popular interest in the in which these...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Law, Lawyering and Legal Education

    Edited by Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey

    Series: Challenges of Globalisation

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 14th 2015 by Routledge

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