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  1. 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 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Surveillance and Democracy

    Edited by Kevin D. Haggerty, Minas Samatas

    This collection represents the first sustained attempt to grapple with the complex and often paradoxical relationships between surveillance and democracy. Is surveillance a barrier to democratic processes, or might it be a necessary component of democracy? How has the legacy of post 9/11...

    Published June 11th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Local Politics and Democratization in Russia

    By Cameron Ross

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

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia’s...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Transitional Justice in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

    Reckoning with the communist past

    Edited by Lavinia Stan

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

    During the last two decades, the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have attempted to address the numerous human rights abuses that characterized the decades of communist rule. This book examines the main processes of transitional justice that permitted societies in those...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge