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  1. India, Pakistan, and Democracy

    Solving the Puzzle of Divergent Paths

    By Philip Oldenburg

    The question of why some countries have democratic regimes and others do not is a significant issue in comparative politics. This book looks at India and Pakistan, two countries with clearly contrasting political regime histories, and presents an argument on why India is a democracy and Pakistan is...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Citizens and the State

    Attitudes in Western Europe and East and Southeast Asia

    By Takashi Inoguchi, Jean Blondel

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book is about the relationship between citizens and the state. Their relationship has tended to be argued from a top down perspective without systematically examining empirical data about their association. In contrast, Citizens and the State, analyses the relationship from a primarily bottom...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Deliberation, Social Choice and Absolutist Democracy

    By David van Mill

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Social choice theory and theories of deliberative discourse have deeply impacted on the way political scientists understand the dynamics of democratic politics and decision-making. Deliberation, Social Choice and Absolutist Democracy addresses the dispute between these competing schools of...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe

    A comparative analysis of Italy, Spain and Turkey

    By Lauren M. McLaren

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Surveillance and Democracy

    Edited by Kevin D. Haggerty, Minas Samatas

    This collection represents the first sustained attempt to grapple with the complex and often paradoxical relationships between surveillance and democracy. Is surveillance a barrier to democratic processes, or might it be a necessary component of democracy? How has the legacy of post 9/11...

    Published June 10th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Local Politics and Democratization in Russia

    By Cameron Ross

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia’s...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Transitional Justice in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

    Reckoning with the communist past

    Edited by Lavinia Stan

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    During the last two decades, the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have attempted to address the numerous human rights abuses that characterized the decades of communist rule. This book examines the main processes of transitional justice that permitted societies in those...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Political Discussion in Modern Democracies

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Michael R. Wolf, Laura Morales, Ken'ichi Ikeda

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The study of political discussion has been broken into sub-categories including deliberative democracy, discursive studies, dynamics of interpersonal communication, and discussion network analyses, with substantial numbers of books and articles covering each. However, these areas are often treated...

    Published May 11th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Dominant Political Parties and Democracy

    Concepts, Measures, Cases and Comparisons

    Edited by Matthijs Bogaards, Françoise Boucek

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines dominant parties in both established democracies and new democracies and explores the relationship between dominant parties and the democratic process. Bridging existing literatures, the authors analyse dominant parties at national and sub-national, district and intra-party...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Democratization and the European Union

    Comparing Central and Eastern European Post-Communist Countries

    Edited by Leonardo Morlino, Wojciech Sadurski

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines in depth the impact of the EU on aspects of the quality of democracy in eight selected post-communist countries. Considering both the political and legal aspects of the dynamics among institutions and focussing on inter-institutional accountability, the book analyses how...

    Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge