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  1. The History of Compulsory Voting in Europe

    Democracy's Duty?

    By Anthoula Malkopoulou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Are elections out of fashion? Does it matter if voters don’t show up at the polls? If yes, is legal enforcement of voting compatible with democracy? These are just a few of the questions linked to the thorny problem of electoral abstention. This book addresses the hot question whether there is a...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreau's Civil Disobedience

    By Bob Pepperman Taylor

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Since its publication in 1849, Henry David Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience has influenced protestors, activists and political thinkers all over the world. Including the full text of Thoreau’s essay, The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience explores the context of his writing, analyses...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries

    Enlightenment Projects Vol. 1

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson. This book is unified by its temporal focus on...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries

    Enlightenment Projects Vol. 2

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson. This book is unified by its temporal focus on...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Political Thought of Hume and His Contemporaries

    Enlightenment Projects

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson. This book is unified by its temporal focus on the...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book explores the oeuvre of Michael Weinstein, one of the greatest political philosophers in contemporary American and continental thought. The essays are divided between inspirational pieces that illuminate the links between Weinstein and authors within the canon of political theory and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Politics of Religion and Nationalism

    Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Klaus-Jürgen Nagel

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    There are numerous examples of how religion and nationalism intertwine. In some cases, a common religion is the fundamental marker of a nation’s identity, whereas in others secular nationalism tries to hold together people of different religious beliefs. This book examines the link between...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring

    Rethinking Democratization

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bottom-up change, or the lack thereof, and its effects...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Regional Integration and Democratic Conditionality

    How Democracy Clauses Help Democratic Consolidation and Deepening

    By Gaspare M. Genna, Taeko Hiroi

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    How effective are democracy clauses of regional integration organizations (RIOs) in promoting democratization and democratic consolidation among member-states? RIOs are increasingly adopting "democracy only" clauses in their treaties, requiring democracy and political stability as a condition of...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Role of Parties in Twenty-First Century Politics

    Responsive and Responsible?

    Edited by Luciano Bardi, Stefano Bartolini, Alexander H. Trechsel

    Series: West European Politics

    For a long time analyses of political parties were framed within the usual context of democracy and of the historical transformation of the forms of democratic government. More recently several authors, among which eminently Peter Mair, progressively began to question the relationship between the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge