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  1. Routledge Handbook of Democratization

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This exciting new handbook provides a global overview of the process of democratization, offering chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and regional levels and examining the interaction between the domestic and external factors that affect the progression of countries from authoritarian...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. War and Revolution in the Caucasus

    Georgia Ablaze

    Edited by Stephen F. Jones

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    The South Caucasus has traditionally been a playground of contesting empires. This region, on the edge of Europe, is associated in Western minds with ethnic conflict and geopolitical struggles in August 2008. Yet, another war broke out in this distant European periphery as Russia and Georgia...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. International Politics and National Political Regimes

    Promoting Democracy – Promoting Autocracy

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Oliver Schlumberger

    There is much speculation about whether democracy is still advancing around the world and the influence that leading authoritarian or semi-authoritarian regimes such as Russia are starting to have on the trends. This collection assesses global trends in democratisation, reviews the condition of...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Evaluating Democratic Innovations

    Curing the Democratic Malaise?

    Edited by Kenneth Newton, Brigitte Geissel

    In the face of increasing political disenchantment, many Western governments have experimented, with innovations which aim to enhance the working and quality of democracy as well as increasing citizens’ political awareness and understanding of political matters. This text is the most...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Democracy and the European Union

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    While the Lisbon treaty was meant to clarify the European Union’s role and political identity, it remains a challenge for politicians and decision-makers to define. Rethinking Democracy and the European Union looks at both the concept of the EU as a political system, and analyses the meaning and...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Government and Politics in Taiwan

    By Dafydd Fell

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar this new textbook introduces the reader to the big questions that concern change and continuity in how politics operates and how Taiwan is governed. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the essential background to the history...

    Published November 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Electoral Reform

    Edited by Reuven Y. Hazan, Monique Leyenaar

    Series: West European Politics

    The field of elections and electoral systems, and particularly electoral reform, has exhibited tremendous growth and cross-national appeal over the last two decades. However, beyond an increased knowledge of voting rules and their consequences for political representation, little attention has been...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Post-Communist Parliaments

    Change and Stability in the Second Decade

    Edited by David M. Olson, Gabriella Ilonszki

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    At the end of the "founding" or initial decade, the new parliaments of post-Communist Europe had developed two distinct types: democratic and presidentially-dominated. Whilst in the early years, they had been characterised as "parliaments in adolescence," they have - through the second decade -...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Labor, Democratization and Development in India and Pakistan

    By Christopher Candland

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In this first comparative study of organized labor in India and Pakistan, the author analyses the impact and role of organized labor in democratization and development. The study provides a unique comparative history of Indian and Pakistani labor politics. It begins in the early twentieth century,...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy

    When and Why do they Work?

    By Clara Portela

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Sanctions are an important tool within the foreign policy of the European Union, which have until now remained obscure to both scholars and the general public. This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the EU against third...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge