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  1. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Government-Opposition in Southern European Countries during the Economic 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2015 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 December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Parliamentary Representation in France

    Edited by Olivier Costa

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Despite real improvements since the beginning of the last decade, legislative studies are still underdeveloped in France, compared to other modern democracies. This weakness is linked to the characteristics of the political system itself: the Constitution of 1958 has created a semi-presidential...

    To Be Published January 5th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Legislative Codecision in the European Union

    Experience over Twenty Years and Implications

    Edited by Anne Rasmussen, Charlotte Burns, Christine Reh

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This volume takes stock of twenty years of practising and studying codecision in the European Union (EU) and examines the procedure’s long-term implications for the EU’s institutions, politics and policies. The introduction of co-legislation between the Council of Ministers and the European...

    To Be Published January 27th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Law, Lawyering and Legal Education

    Edited by Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey

    Series: Challenges of Globalisation

    To Be Published May 30th 2016 by Routledge

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