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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Congressional Representation & Constituents

    The Case for Increasing the U.S. House of Representatives

    By Brian Frederick

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The U.S. House of Representatives has been frozen at 435 members for almost a century, and in that time the nation’s population has grown by more than 200 percent. With the number of citizens represented by each House member now dramatically larger, is a major consequence of this historical...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Dying Empire

    U.S. Imperialism and Global Resistance

    By Francis Shor

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    By the 1970s the global hegemony established by an American Empire in the post-World War II period faced increasing resistance abroad and contradictions at home. Contextualizing that hegemony, resistance and contradictions is the focus of Dying Empire. Presenting a wide-ranging synthesis of...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Governing Subjects

    An Introduction to the Study of Politics

    By Isaac D. Balbus

    This introduction to the study of politics explores the multiple meanings of "governance" as well as the several senses of what it means to be a "subject." It takes the reader on a journey through and across the domains of law and institutions, markets and power, and culture and identity, and shows...

    Published November 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. New Challenges to Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This important text explores the widespread contention that new challenges and obstacles have arisen to democratization, assessing the claim that support for democratization around the world is facing a serious challenge. Bringing together leading international scholars of democratization,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge