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  1. Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century

    Vol 2: The Performance and Persistence of Autocracies

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Steffen Kailitz, Patrick Koellner, Stefan Wurster

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Authoritarianism research has evolved into one of the fastest growing research fields in comparative politics. The newly awakened interest in autocratic regimes goes hand in hand with a lack of systematic research on the results of the political and substantive policy performance of variants of...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. UN Emergency Peace Service and the Responsibility to Protect

    By Annie Herro

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book examines the attitudes of political, military and non-state actors towards the idea of a UN Emergency Peace Service, and the issues that might affect the establishment of this service in both theory and practice. The United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) is a civil society-led...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Framing War

    Public Opinion and Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective

    By Francesco Olmastroni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens’ opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2015

    23rd Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

    Published annually, this 23rd edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists. New for 2015: - new essays detailing...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Breaking Patterns of Conflict

    Britain, Ireland and the Northern Ireland Question

    Edited by John Coakley, Jennifer Todd

    The role of external powers and international bodies in efforts to break patterns of conflict and to install stable and durable peace settlements is well known. This book focuses on an unusual case where the sovereign state and a neighbour state help broker an agreed settlement in a disputed and...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Italy's Foreign Policy in the Twenty-first Century

    A Contested Nature?

    Edited by Ludovica Marchi, Richard Whitman, Geoffrey Edwards

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Italy’s foreign policy has often been dismissed as too idiosyncratic, inconsistent and lacking ambition. This book offers new insights into the position Italy has attained in the international community in the 21st century. It explores how the country has sought to take advantage of its passage...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Political Invention of Fragile States

    The Power of Ideas

    Edited by Sonja Grimm, Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Olivier Nay

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book investigates the emergence, the dissemination and the reception of the notion of ‘state fragility’. It analyses the process of conceptualisation, examining how the ‘fragile states’ concept was framed by policy makers to describe reality in accordance with their priorities in the fields of...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ethnic Relations in Post-Soviet Russia

    Russians and Non-Russians in the North Caucasus

    By Andrew Foxall

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    While the collapse of communism in Russia was relatively peaceful, ethnic relations have been deteriorating since then. This deterioration poses a threat to the functioning of the Russian state and is a major obstacle to its future development. Analysing ethnic relations in the North Caucasus, this...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Asian Expansions

    The Historical Experiences of Polity Expansion in Asia

    Edited by Geoff Wade

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    Asia as we know it today is the product of a wide range of polity expansions over time. Recognising the territorial expansions of Asian polities large and small through the last several millennia helps rectify the fallacy, long-held and deeply entrenched, that Asian polities have been interested...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with China

    Quiet Diplomacy and its Limits

    By Katrin Kinzelbach

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU’s...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge