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New and Published Books

  1. Democratic Decision-making in the EU

    Technocracy in Disguise?

    By Anne Elizabeth Stie

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU’s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret...

    Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Patriotism in East Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Koichiro Matsuda

    Series: Political Theories in East Asian Context

    Current territorial disputes between the Northeast Asian countries have stimulated a resurgence of bellicose nationalism, and threaten to upset recent efforts to achieve regional cooperation and economic integration in East Asia. Alongside this, debates over pre-1945 Japanese wartime atrocities,...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Realising Rights

    How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights

    By Mathew Davies

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This book presents the hitherto unstudied variety of ways that human rights socialisation is attempted in the context of regional organisations, arguing that existing conceptual accounts of this phenomenon need to be expanded to best explain this diversity. By placing the study of the European...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Twenty Years of Studying Democratization

    Vol 3: Building Blocks of Democracy

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Re Visions: Critical Studies in the History and Theory of Art

    Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments. The journal’s first issue appeared in...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Politics and Democracy in Microstates

    By Wouter Veenendaal

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are small states statistically more likely to have a democratic political system? By addressing this question from a qualitative and comparative methodological angle, this book analyses the effects of a small population size on political competition and participation. By comparing the four...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the U.S.

    Edited by Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Genocide: The Basics

    By Paul R. Bartrop

    Series: The Basics

    Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been in the prevention of genocide? How prevalent has genocide been throughout history? and how...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Democratic Transformation and Obstruction

    EU, US, and Russia in the South Caucasus

    By Nelli Babayan

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Although "democracy promotion" has become a popular term for policy makers and scholars, democratization is rarely a smooth or linear transition. While some countries quickly democratize, others lag behind despite a long period of democracy promotion activities. Furthermore, while democracy...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 15)

    By Edward Alexander

    This study defines the relationship between humanism and liberalism by comparing the two Victorian figures who were most concerned with the preservation of humanistic values in a free and democratic society: Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill. The book sets apart Arnold and Mill from their...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge