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  1. Democracy and Violence

    Global Debates and Local Challenges

    Edited by John Schwarzmantel, Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Post-communist Regime Change

    A Comparative Study

    By Jørgen Møller

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book seeks to explain the divergent political pathways of twenty six post-communist states, following the breakdown and eventual collapse of communism in 1989-1991. Considering the trajectories of individual states between 1990 – 2007, this book challenges two central bodies of theory...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The European Union, Russia and the Shared Neighbourhood

    Edited by Jackie Gower, Graham Timmins

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    The conflict in South Ossetia in the summer of 2008 and the Ukrainian energy crisis in early 2009 served to highlight the tensions that continue to influence EU-Russia relations in regard to the region comprising the former republics of the Soviet Union or the ‘shared neighbourhood’. This book...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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