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  1. Contemporary Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

    Structures, Institutions and Agency

    Edited by William Case

    Over the past two decades, book-length analyses of politics in Southeast Asia, like those addressing other parts of the developing world, have focused closely on democratic change, election events, and institution building. But recently, democracy’s fortunes have ebbed in the region. In the...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Political Representation and European Union Governance

    Edited by Peter Mair, Jacques Thomassen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book confronts and discusses different conceptions of political representation with respect to their application to the system of multi-level governance in the European Union. Political representation is an essentially contested concept. Its meaning has evolved with the development of...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that...

    Published January 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Democratic Futures

    Re-Visioning Democracy Promotion

    By Milja Kurki

    Series: Interventions

    Democracy promotion has been an influential policy agenda in many Western states and international organisations, and amongst many NGO actors. But what kinds of models of democracy do democracy promoters promote? This book examines in detail the conceptual orders that underpin democracy...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights and Constituent Power

    Without Model or Warranty

    By Illan rua Wall

    With the emergence of modern human rights in the Universal Declaration, what remained of a radical political potential of the discourse withdrew: statism and individualism became its authorised foundations and the possibilities of other human rights traditions were denied. The strife that once lay...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ethnic Party Bans in Africa

    Edited by Matthijs Bogaards, Matthias Basedau, Christof Hartmann

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, the spread of democracy since the 1990s has been accompanied by the proliferation of bans on ethnic political parties. A majority of constitutions in the region explicitly prohibit political parties to organize on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, region and other...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies

    Social Capital, Institutions and Politics

    By Mariano Torcal, José Ramón Montero

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Citizens of many democracies are becoming more critical of basic political institutions and detached and disaffected from politics in general. This is a new comparative analysis of this trend that focuses on major democracies throughout Latin America, Asia and Central Europe. It brings together...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Transition in the Middle East

    Unmaking Power

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki, Heiko Wimmen, Layla Al Zubaidi

    Popular uprisings and revolts across the Arab Middle East have often resulted in a democratic faragh or void in power. How society seeks to fill that void, regardless of whether the regime falls or survives, is the common trajectory followed by the seven empirical case studies published here for...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Global Movement

    Edited by Ruth Reitan

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critical research and theorizing on the Anti- or Alter-Globalization Movement has exploded over the last two decades. This volume provides a platform for scholar-activists themselves to share insights from engaged research and to critically reflect on movement histories and internal dynamics. It...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the events and developments of 1989 in Eastern Europe. It offers a mix of detailed examinations of the events of 1989 in Eastern Europe, thoughtful and considered appraisals of developments, and ‘middle-range’ theoretical discussions of patterns...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge