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  1. European Neighbourhood through Civil Society Networks?

    Policies, Practices and Perceptions

    Edited by James Wesley Scott, Ilkka Liikanen

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book pursues a dual objective: on the one hand, it focuses on the actual and potential roles of civil society in developing new forms of political, economic, and socio-cultural cooperation between the European Union and its neighbours. On the other hand, through this investigation of civil...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Democracy in Power

    The Capacity to Reform

    By Wolfgang Merkel, Alexander Petring, Christian Henkes, Christoph Egle

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Globalization, European integration, and social change have devaluated traditional social democratic policy instruments. This book compares and explores how social democratic governments have had to adapt and whether they have successfully managed to uphold old social democratic goals and values in...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking American Electoral Democracy

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew J. Streb

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    While frustration with various aspects of American democracy abound in the United States, there is little agreement over—or even understanding of—what kinds of changes would make the system more effective and increase political participation. Matthew J. Streb sheds much needed light on all the...

    Published January 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Democracy, Equality, and Justice

    Edited by Matt Matravers, Lukas H. Meyer

    In addressing democracy, equality, and justice together, the book stimulates discussions that go beyond the sometimes increasingly technical and increasingly discrete literatures that now dominate the study of each concept. The chapters fall into four categories: on justice and democracy;...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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