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  1. Negotiation Theory and the EU

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Andreas Dür, Gemma Mateo, Daniel C. Thomas

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Negotiations are central to the ethos and functioning of the European Union, yet the dynamics of EU negotiations have received far too little systematic scholarly attention. This volume offers a thematic and forward-looking survey of cutting-edge research on EU negotiation dynamics, identifying...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Democracy and Famine

    By Olivier Rubin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Famine is the most extreme manifestation of the existence of poverty, inequality and political apathy. Whereas poverty, hunger and diseases are not easily eradicated in the world today, famines are often perceived to be relatively simple to avert. However, the political incentives to prevent...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Globality, Democracy and Civil Society

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan,...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Political Liberalism and Plurinational Democracies

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Miquel Caminal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    The current context of developed societies is characterised by a number of phenomena, the most significant of which are processes of economic globalisation, information technologies, increasing multiculturalism and the emergence of cases of national pluralism which require full political...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Democracy in the Arab World

    Explaining the Deficit

    Edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi, Samir Makdisi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Despite notable socio-economic development in the Arab region, a deficit in democracy and political rights has continued to prevail. This book examines the major reasons underlying the persistence of this democracy deficit over the past decades and touches on the prospects for deepening the...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Manipulating Democracy

    Democratic Theory, Political Psychology, and Mass Media

    Edited by Wayne Le Cheminant, John M. Parrish

    Manipulation is a source of pervasive anxiety in contemporary American politics. Observers charge that manipulative practices in political advertising, media coverage, and public discourse have helped to produce an increasingly polarized political arena, an uninformed and apathetic electorate,...

    Published August 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. India, Pakistan, and Democracy

    Solving the Puzzle of Divergent Paths

    By Philip Oldenburg

    The question of why some countries have democratic regimes and others do not is a significant issue in comparative politics. This book looks at India and Pakistan, two countries with clearly contrasting political regime histories, and presents an argument on why India is a democracy and Pakistan is...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Citizens and the State

    Attitudes in Western Europe and East and Southeast Asia

    By Takashi Inoguchi, Jean Blondel

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book is about the relationship between citizens and the state. Their relationship has tended to be argued from a top down perspective without systematically examining empirical data about their association. In contrast, Citizens and the State, analyses the relationship from a primarily bottom...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Deliberation, Social Choice and Absolutist Democracy

    By David van Mill

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Social choice theory and theories of deliberative discourse have deeply impacted on the way political scientists understand the dynamics of democratic politics and decision-making. Deliberation, Social Choice and Absolutist Democracy addresses the dispute between these competing schools of...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe

    A comparative analysis of Italy, Spain and Turkey

    By Lauren M. McLaren

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge