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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Democracy in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Stephen Elstub

    Democracy is an issue of major importance in theory and practice in politics throughout the world. However, democracy’s study and advancement has been significantly compromised by a dichotomy between theorising about democracy, and empirical studies of democracy in practice. In addition to...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Democracy Promotion and the 'Colour Revolutions'

    Edited by Susan Stewart

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    This book reviews the interplay between domestic contexts and democracy promotion efforts in selected countries of the former Soviet Union and the Western Balkans. The idea behind the six case studies is twofold. In the three cases where ‘colour revolutions’ occurred (Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine)...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Situating Global Resistance

    Between Discipline and Dissent

    Edited by Lara Montesinos Coleman, Karen Tucker

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The book examines some of the ways in which contemporary forms of political dissent are situated within processes of global ordering. Grounded in analysis of concrete practices of discipline and dissent in specific contexts, it explores the ways in which resistance can be shaped by dominant...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Political History of European Integration

    The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market

    By Hagen Schulz-Forberg, Bo Stråth

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge