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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Roles and Function of Parliamentary Questions

    Edited by Shane Martin, Olivier Rozenberg

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Parliamentary questions are a feature of almost all national legislatures. Despite this, we know very little about how questions are used by MPs and what impact questions have on controlling the government. This volume advances our theoretical and empirical knowledge of the use of questioning in a...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Elections in Poland, 1991-2007

    By Frances Millard

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

    This book is a political history of democratic elections in Poland from the first fully competitive parliamentary elections in 1991 to the unexpected, most recent election in 2007. Until now, there has been no equivalent study covering similar developments in this, or any other, post-communist...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Social Exclusion in India

    Democracy at the Crossroads

    Edited by Harihar Bhattacharyya, Partha Sarkar, Angshuman Kar

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Social exclusion and inclusion remain issues of fundamental importance to democracy. Both exclusion and inclusion relate to the access to participation in the public realm, public goods and services for certain groups of people who are minorities, marginalized and deprived. Democratization has led...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Participatory Democracy and Political Participation

    Can Participatory Engineering Bring Citizens Back In?

    Edited by Thomas Zittel, Dieter Fuchs

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    A detailed new examination of the initiatives governments are exploring to reform the institutions and procedures of liberal democracy in order to provide more opportunities for political participation and inclusion. Combining theory and empirical case studies, this is a systematic evaluation of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge