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Forthcoming Books

  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...

    To Be Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constrained Elitism and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    By Timothy Kersey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

    Today, examples of the public’s engagement with political issues through commercial and communicative mechanisms have become increasingly common. In February 2012, the Susan G. Komen Foundation reversed a decision to cease funding of cancer screening programs through Planned Parenthood amidst...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Parliaments and Citizens

    Edited by Cristina Leston-Bandeira

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    The relationship between parliaments and citizens is one of the least studied subjects in legislative studies, yet this is a crucial dimension to understand parliaments and the role they play in our political systems. Furthermore, this relationship has gained considerable visibility over the...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond

    By Svetlana Tyulkina

    The term ‘militant democracy’ was coined by Karl Loewenstein in the 1930s. He argued that attempts to establish democracy in the Weimar Republic failed due to the lack of militancy against subversive movements. The concept of militant democracy was introduced to legal scholarship and constitutional...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel

    A Critical Approach to Political Discourse

    By Sharon Weinblum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book scrutinises how political actors in the Israeli parliament (the Knesset) have articulated the security-democracy nexus in their discourses. Security crises expose political leaders to an uncomfortable dilemma: guaranteeing the safety of citizens while at the same time preserving...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Turkish Deep State

    State Consolidation, Civil-Military Relations and Democracy

    By Mehtap Söyler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The deep state ranks among the most critical issues in Turkish politics. This book traces its origins and offers an explanation of the emergence and trajectory of the deep state; the meaning and function of informal and authoritarian institutions in the formal security sector of a democratic regime...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The President, the State and the Cold War

    Comparing the Foreign Policies of Truman and Reagan

    By James Bilsland

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    US foreign policy during the Cold War has been analysed from a number of perspectives, generating large bodies of literature attempting to explain its origins, its development and its conclusion. However, there are still many questions left only partially explained. In large part this is because...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Political Agency

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Bice Maiguashca, Raffaele Marchetti

    Series: Global Order Studies

    This book explores and critically reflects on the theory and practice of political agency in contemporary global politics. In light of the changing relationship between the state, the market and the society, it seeks to map both theoretically and empirically contemporary forms of global political...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge