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  1. The Gender of Democracy

    Citizenship and Gendered Subjectivity

    By Maro Pantelidou Maloutas

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    As developments in the European Union and elsewhere make the re-examination of citizenship a pressing issue, this book reflects on the persisting "masculine" character of contemporary democracy and the measures taken in the EU to combat it. Combining a theoretical approach with a specific critique...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Building Democracy and Civil Society East of the Elbe

    Essays in Honour of Edmund Mokrzycki

    By Sven Eliaeson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores the idea of civil society and how it is being implemented in Eastern Europe. The implosion of the Russian empire fifteen years ago and the new wave of democratization opened a new field of inquiry. The wide-ranging debate on the transition became focused on a conceptual battle,...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. EU Conditionality in the Western Balkans

    Edited by Florian Bieber

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This volume examines how European institutions, the European Union in particular through its policy of conditionality, have shaped the post-conflict reconstruction of the Western Balkans. From state-building to democratization and environmental policies, this book explores whether and in...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Hard Questions for Democracy

    Edited by Raj Chari

    The recent financial and economic crisis has forced governments and people from around the globe to ask some hard questions about how democracy has evolved. Some of these are old questions; others are new. Is democracy really the most desirable form of government? How democratic is policy-making...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Democracy Promotion in the EU’s Neighbourhood

    From Leverage to Governance?

    Edited by Sandra Lavenex, Frank Schimmelfennig

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    EU external democracy promotion has traditionally been based on ‘linkage’, i.e. bottom-up support for democratic forces in third countries, and ‘leverage’, i.e. the top-down inducement of political elites towards democratic reforms through political conditionality. The advent of the European...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Toleration Re-Examined

    Edited by Derek Edyvane, Matt Matravers

    The problem of how we are to live together in morally and culturally diverse democratic societies is central to modern life. Over the last thirty years, an extensive philosophical literature has developed around the idea of toleration as a way of engaging with that problem. However, recent years...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Democracy versus Modernization

    A Dilemma for Russia and for the World

    Edited by Vladislav Inozemtsev, Piotr Dutkiewicz

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

    This book seeks to "re-think democracy." Over the past years, there has been a tendency in the global policy community and, even more widely, in the world’s media, to focus on democracy as the "gold standard" by which all things political are measured. This book re-examines democracy in Russia and...

    Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Counter-Terrorism and Beyond

    The Culture of Law and Justice After 9/11

    Edited by Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book considers the increasing trend towards a ‘culture of control’ in democratic countries. The post-9/11 counter-terrorism laws in nations such as the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia provide a stark demonstration of this trend. These laws share a focus on the pre-emption of crime,...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy

    The Quest for Democracy

    Edited by Helene Sjursen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book reorients the study of European foreign and security policy towards the question of democracy. Blending insights from international relations and democratic theory, it aims to enhance our understanding of the issues at stake. The main structures, the institutional setting and the...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Nature of Belief Systems Reconsidered

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    In the foundational document of modern public-opinion research, Philip E. Converse’s "The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics" (1964) established the U.S. public’s startling political ignorance. This volume makes Converse’s long out-of-print article available again and brings together a...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge