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  1. Federal Democracies

    Edited by Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the relationship between federalism and democracy. Taking the late 18th century US Federal Experience as its starting-point, the book uses the contributions of Calhoun, Bryce and Proudhon as 19th century conceptual prisms through which we can witness...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. John Stuart Mill - Thought and Influence

    The Saint of Rationalism

    Edited by Georgios Varouxakis, Paul Kelly

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    More than two hundred years after his birth, and 150 years after the publication of his most famous essay On Liberty, John Stuart Mill remains one of the towering intellectual figures of the Western tradition. This book combines an up-to-date assessment of the philosophical legacy of Mill’s...

    Published February 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Preventive Human Rights Strategies

    By Bertrand G. Ramcharan

    Series: Global Institutions

    The prevention of violations of human rights must become the dominant protection strategy of the twenty-first century, nationally, regionally, and globally. This book clearly identifies the need for preventive human rights strategies, maps what exists by way of such strategies at the present time,...

    Published January 31st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts

    By James G. McGann

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Governance for Harmony in Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Julia Tao, Anthony B. L. Cheung, Martin Painter, Chenyang Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Harmony has become a major challenge for modern governance in the twenty-first century because of the multi-religious, multi-racial and multi-ethnic character of our increasingly globalized societies. Governments all over the world are facing growing pressure to integrate the many diverse elements...

    Published December 13th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Political Economy

    Edited by Jacqueline Best, Matthew Paterson

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The global political economy is inescapably cultural. Whether we talk about the economic dimensions of the "war on terror", the sub-prime crisis and its aftermath, or the ways in which new information technology has altered practices of production and consumption, it has become increasingly clear...

    Published December 13th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies

    The Impact on Human Rights and Democracy

    By Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

    Series: Security and Governance

    Despite the increasing frequency of truth commissions, there has been little agreement as to their long-term impact on a state's political and social development. This book uses a multi-method approach to examine the impact of truth commissions on subsequent human rights protection and democratic...

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. International Relations and States of Exception

    Margins, Peripheries, and Excluded Bodies

    Edited by Shampa Biswas, Sheila Nair

    Critically but sympathetically interrogating Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of the logic of sovereign power, this volume draws attention to the multiple zones of exclusion in and through which contemporary international politics constitutes itself. Beginning from the margins and...

    Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. The International Humanitarian Order

    By Michael Barnett

    Series: Security and Governance

    One of the genuinely remarkable but relatively unnoticed developments of the last half-century is the blossoming of an international humanitarian order – a complex of norms, informal institutions, laws, and discourses that legitimate and compel various kinds of interventions by state and nonstate...

    Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Chinese Communist Party as Organizational Emperor

    Culture, reproduction, and transformation

    By Zheng Yongnian

    Series: China Policy Series

    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the largest and one of the most powerful, political organizations in the world today, which has played a crucial role in initiating most of the major reforms of the past three decades in China. China’s rapid rise has enabled the CCP to extend its influence...

    Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge