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  1. Governing Women

    Women’s Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform

    Edited by Anne Marie Goetz

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Though the proportion of women in national assemblies still barely scrapes 16% on average, the striking outliers – Rwanda with 49% of its assembly female, Argentina with 35%, Liberia and Chile with new women presidents this year – have raised expectations that there is an upward trend in women’s...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism

    By Rahel Kunz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

    Venezuela and the International Politics of Discontent

    Edited by Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Hugo Chávez won re-election in the 2012 Venezuelan presidential election, despite a closer margin between candidates than in previous elections. The results were puzzling for those who believed that Chávez’s government had long ago reached its limits, while Chávez’s supporters were struck by the...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective

    Political Economy, Liberalisation and Institutional Change

    Edited by Uwe Becker

    In the past ten to twenty years the global political economy picture has dramatically changed with the emergence of the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and, notably, China (BRICs) as big players and competitors of the advanced economies in the West and Eastern Asia. The book comparatively...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

    Edited by Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Håvard Haarstad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen. He has worked extensively on the political economy of natural resource extraction, and the role of social movements, civil society and labor unions in politicizing extraction. Mark Amen is...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Comparative International Politics of Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Jonas Wolff, Hans-Joachim Spanger, Hans-Jürgen Puhle

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Though scholarly attention to democracy promotion is increasing, there is still little comparative and theoretically-based work on the protagonists of democracy promotion. This book investigates the motives that drive democracy promotion in a comparative and theoretically oriented manner, exploring...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Space in the Americas

    The New Pax Americana

    By Alejandra Roncallo

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book presents a novel and cutting-edge interpretation of the evolving political economy of the Americas. Through a combination of qualitative research and theory, it considers the reconstruction of American-led hegemony in the Americas since the 1982 debt crisis and presents an examination of...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Media Power and Democratization in Brazil

    TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability

    By Mauro Porto

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this book, Porto analyzes the role of TV Globo in the democratization of Brazil. TV Globo, one of the world's largest media conglomerates, has a dominant position in Brazil's communications landscape. It also exports telenovelas to more than 130 countries and has established joint ventures with...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Counter-Globalization and Socialism in the 21st Century

    The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America

    Edited by Thomas Muhr

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Framed by critical globalisation theory and David Harvey’s ‘co-revolutionary moments’ as a theory of social change, this book brings together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers to empirically analyse how socialism is being constructed in contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean, and...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge