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  1. Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

    By Nils Bubandt

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal,...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Leadership, Nascent Statehood and Democracy

    A comparative study

    By Ulrika Möller, Isabell Schierenbeck

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Do political leaders determine whether a polity will receive a democratic future or not? Research and advocates of democracy agree on the significance of political elites for democratization, yet there is a need for a more specific understanding of their role. This book develops a theory of...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Electronic Democracy

    Mobilisation, Organisation and Participation via new ICTs

    Edited by Rachel Gibson, Andrea Römmele, Steven Ward

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Electronic Democracy analyses the impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) within representative democracy, such as political parties, pressure groups, new social movements and executive and legislative bodies. Arguing for the validity of social perspective in theory building...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Citizenship After Orientalism

    An Unfinished Project

    Edited by Engin F Isin

    This collection offers a postcolonial critique of the ostensible superiority or originality of ‘Western’ political theory and one of its fundamental concepts, ‘citizenship’. The chapters analyse the undoing, uncovering, and reinventing of citizenship as a way of investigating citizenship as...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Power in a Complex Global System

    Edited by Louis W. Pauly, Bruce W. Jentleson

    Can twenty-first century global challenges be met through the limited adaptation of existing political institutions and prevailing systemic norms, or is a more fundamental reconstitution of governing authority unavoidable? Are the stresses evident in domestic social compacts capable of undermining...

    Published May 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Religion, Secularism and Politics

    A Mediterranean View

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes, Guy Ben-Porat

    Political debates in many Mediterranean countries today are increasingly framed in dichotomous terms, highlighting divisions between religious and secular worldviews. The role of religion in public life or, put another way, the ‘public return of religion’, is a pertinent and controversial political...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Democratization in Africa: Challenges and Prospects

    Edited by Gordon Crawford, Gabrielle Lynch

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    It is two decades since the ‘third wave’ of democratization began to roll across sub-Saharan Africa in the early 1990s. This book provides a very timely investigation into the progress and setbacks over that period, the challenges that remain and the prospects for future democratization in Africa.&...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Turkey and the EU: Accession and Reform

    Edited by Gamze Avci, Ali Çarkoğlu

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Turkish accession to the European Union is an important but controversial item on the agenda of the European Union. By focusing on the various domestic sources that drive Turkish politics, this comprehensive study of both classic and new topics supported by fresh, new insights fills a void in the...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Media and Democracy

    Innovations in Participatory Politics

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Dan Mercea

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    This book critically investigates the complex interaction between social media and contemporary democratic politics, and provides a grounded analysis of the emerging importance of Social media in civic engagement. Social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have increasingly...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Fiscal Policy Convergence from Reagan to Blair

    The Left Veers Right

    By Arthur T. Denzau, Ravi K. Roy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The elections of Bill Clinton and Tony Blair in the 1990s saw the consolidation and completion of critical aspects of the Reagan-Thatcher fiscal agenda. This impressive book critically analyzes this process. It has been previously thought that this process of adopting common fiscal policies was...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge