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  1. Kenya's Uncertain Democracy

    The Electoral Crisis of 2008

    Edited by Peter Kagwanja, Roger Southall

    The plunging of Kenya, until recently a centre of stability and growth in East Africa, into political and economic uncertainty following the general election of December 2007 is regarded as a major cause for global and African concern. It is widely accepted that the elections were deeply...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Europeanization of Party Politics in Ireland, North and South

    Edited by Katy Hayward, Mary C. Murphy

    Ireland’s relationship with the European Union has been determined by the behaviour, actions and discourse of political parties. This book examines this impact through an in-depth analysis of the Europeanization of party politics in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. First, it presents...

    Published April 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. East Asia’s New Democracies

    Deepening, Reversal, Non-liberal Alternatives

    Edited by Yin-wah Chu, Siu-lun Wong

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This collection brings us up-to-date on the contemporary situations in the new democracies of East Asia, and debates on the prospect of introducing liberal democracy to this part of the world. The chapters cover a wide range of cases, including in-depth examination of China, Korea, Taiwan, the...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Federal Democracies

    Edited by Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the relationship between federalism and democracy. Taking the late 18th century US Federal Experience as its starting-point, the book uses the contributions of Calhoun, Bryce and Proudhon as 19th century conceptual prisms through which we can witness...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Nationalism and Democracy

    Dichotomies, Complementarities, Oppositions

    Edited by André Lecours, Luis Moreno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This book sheds light on the complicated, multi-faceted relationship between nationalism and democracy by examining how nationalism in various periods and contexts shapes, or is shaped by, democratic practices or the lack thereof. This book examines nationalism’s relationship with democracy using...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts

    By James G. McGann

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Congressional Representation & Constituents

    The Case for Increasing the U.S. House of Representatives

    By Brian Frederick

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The U.S. House of Representatives has been frozen at 435 members for almost a century, and in that time the nation’s population has grown by more than 200 percent. With the number of citizens represented by each House member now dramatically larger, is a major consequence of this historical...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. New Challenges to Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This important text explores the widespread contention that new challenges and obstacles have arisen to democratization, assessing the claim that support for democratization around the world is facing a serious challenge. Bringing together leading international scholars of democratization,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Resisting Citizenship

    Feminist Essays on Politics, Community, and Democracy

    By Martha A. Ackelsberg

    Political participation in America—supposedly the world’s strongest democracy—is startlingly low, and many of the civil rights and economic equity initiatives that were instituted in the 1960s and '70s have been abandoned, as significant proportions of the populace seem to believe that the civil...

    Published October 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. German Federalism in Transition

    Reforms in a Consensual State

    Edited by Carolyn Rowe, Wade Jacoby

    Federalism in Germany has come to be viewed as the root cause of the country’s current economic and social malaise. The federal political system which contributed enormously to the economic success and political stability of West Germany is now said to be outdated, overburdened and unworkable....

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge