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  1. Referendums and Representative Democracy

    Responsiveness, Accountability and Deliberation

    Edited by Maija Setälä, Theo Schiller

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume analyses how the use of referendums affects the central functions and characteristics of representative democracy. It provides a balanced account of the interaction between referendums and representative institutions and actors, seeking to evaluate whether referendums supplement or...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Political Community

    Edited by Gideon Baker, Jens Bartelson

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book explores the alternative futures of political community and moves beyond the critique of what is wrong with existing, state-based forms of political community. It does so not with the defence of a particular normative model of political community in mind, but rather in the quest for new...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Popular Sovereignty in the West

    Polities, Contention, and Ideas

    By Geneviève Nootens

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book is an inquiry into the history of the idea of popular sovereignty as it has been shaped by the struggles between rulers and ruled. It builds on the notion that a thorough analysis of how the idea of popular sovereignty emerges from, and interacts with, a political history of contention...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Communist Quest for National Legitimacy in Europe, 1918-1989

    Edited by Martin Mevius

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    There are two popular myths concerning the relationship between communism and nationalism. The first is that nationalism and communism are wholly antagonistic and mutually exclusive. The second is the assertion that in communist Eastern Europe nationalism was oppressed before 1989, to emerge...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Democracy and Terrorism

    Friend or Foe?

    By Leonard Weinberg

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the relationships between democratic government and political terrorism. Since the 9/11 attacks, the United States and many of its allies have declared a ‘war on terrorism’. This struggle has been inspired in part by the belief is that by promoting democracy they will also bring...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Defending Democracy and Securing Diversity

    Edited by Christian Leuprecht

    Old sergeants say, "we're here to defend democracy, not to practice it!" But are they right? The special mandate with which defence and security organizations are tasked imposes unique constraints with respect to the accommodation of diversity which differs from those faced by any other public or...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Democratic Revolution in Ukraine

    From Kuchmagate to Orange Revolution

    Edited by Taras Kuzio

    In 2000 a beheaded journalist was found in a remote forest near Kyiv. The corpse led to a scandal when it was revealed that it was that of a journalist critical of the authorities. The President was heard on tapes, made covertly in his office, ordering violence to be undertaken against the...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

    Structures, Institutions and Agency

    Edited by William Case

    Over the past two decades, book-length analyses of politics in Southeast Asia, like those addressing other parts of the developing world, have focused closely on democratic change, election events, and institution building. But recently, democracy’s fortunes have ebbed in the region. In the...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Political Representation and European Union Governance

    Edited by Peter Mair, Jacques Thomassen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book confronts and discusses different conceptions of political representation with respect to their application to the system of multi-level governance in the European Union. Political representation is an essentially contested concept. Its meaning has evolved with the development of...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that...

    Published January 8th 2013 by Routledge