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  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. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Media and Human Rights

    The Cosmopolitan Promise

    By Ekaterina Balabanova

    In recent years there has been an explosion in the usage and visibility of the language of human rights, but what does this mean for the role of the media? For evolving ideas about human rights? And for the prospect of shared cosmopolitan values? Ekaterina Balabanova argues that in order to answer...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Liberal Peacebuilding and the Locus of Legitimacy

    Edited by David Roberts

    Series: South America, Central America and the Caribbean

    Liberal peacebuilding too often builds neither peace nor Liberalism. In a growing number of cases, people aren’t rejecting and relegating democracy because it’s bad; they’re challenging it because it isn’t relevant to their priorities and needs. The peacebuilding ‘moment’ – when consent for...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Educate, Agitate, Organize Library Editions: Political Science Volume 59

    One Hundred Years of Fabian Socialism

    By Patricia Pugh

    This volume describes the way in which the Fabian Society works, the distinctive contributions of individuals to that work, the structure they have built and the methods they have evolved to facilitate their labours. Some Fabians are dedicated to shaping economic and social policies, speaking or...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Overseas Chinese, Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism

    De-Centering China

    By Elena Barabantseva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Elena Barabantseva looks at the close relationship between state-led nationalism and modernisation, with specific reference to discourses on the overseas Chinese and minority nationalities. The interplay between modernisation programmes and nationalist discourses has shaped China’s national project...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Arab Spring

    Critical Analyses

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspective of Western scholarship from the outside looking...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge