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  1. Democratization and Ethnic Minorities

    Conflict or compromise?

    Edited by Jacques Bertrand, Oded Haklai

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Many new democracies are characterized by majority dominance and ethnocentrism. Varying paths or transitions toward democracy create very different outcomes for how ethnic identities, communities and politics are recognized. This book illustrates the varied consequences of democratization, from...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. State-building in the Western Balkans

    European Approaches to Democratization

    Edited by Soeren Keil

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    The Western Balkans have seen rapid changes since the end of the violent conflicts in the 1990s. The EU has been one of the main drivers for change, focusing on the political, economic and social transformation of the region to prepare the countries for membership in the Union. EU enlargement has...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Turkey's Democratization Process

    Edited by Carmen Rodriguez, Antonio Avalos, Hakan Yilmaz, Ana I. Planet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Since the end of the 1980 coup d’état Turkey has been in the midst of a complex process of democratization. Applying methodological pluralism in order to provide a comprehensive analysis of this process in a Turkish context, this book brings together contributions from prominent, Turkish, English,...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Assessing Political Representation in Europe

    Edited by Christine Arnold, Mark N. Franklin

    Series: West European Politics

    It has long been realized that democratic governance requires a two-way flow of influence. Governments must be able to respond to what people want and people must be able to react to what governments do. These mechanisms of democratic governance have contributed to two research traditions: one, the...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Democratic Deliberation in the Modern World

    Edited by Paul Gunn

    Would ordinary citizens benefit if public decisions were increasingly based on an inclusive and fair exchange of reasons rather than mere voting or choices in the market? Debates amongst deliberative democrats often proceed as though this process of public reasoning is precisely what the democratic...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Citizens vs. Markets

    How Civil Society is Rethinking the Economy in a Time of Crises

    Edited by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Ekkehard Thümler

    After an apparent temporary relief, the financial crisis is back full steam. The ‘double dip’ has turned into a full-blown meltdown of financial markets, public budgets and, by and large, democratic accountability. This global crisis is a fundamental wake-up call: a signal that our conventional...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Political Opposition and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Elliott Green, Johanna Söderström, Emil Uddhammar

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    This book takes a closer look at the role and meaning of political opposition for the development of democracy across sub-Saharan Africa. Why is room for political opposition in most cases so severely limited? Under what circumstances has the political opposition been able to establish itself in a...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Georgia: Revolution and War

    Edited by Rick Fawn

    The post-Soviet country of Georgia has generated surprise upon surprise. Its Rose Revolution in 2003 marked the first time an existing leadership of a post-Soviet state was forced to surrender power peacefully. The new leadership of Western-educated Mikheil Saakashvili initiated wide-ranging...

    Published September 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Reconstructing the Authoritarian State in Africa

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Jr., Pita Ogaba Agbese

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    This work seeks to examine the nature and dynamics of authoritarianism in Africa and to suggest ways in which the states covered in the book can be democratically reconstituted. In 1990, a wave of euphoria greeted the "third wave of democratization" that swept across the African Continent. The...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Problem of Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    A Consideration of Present Dangers and the Best Methods for Meeting Them

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, Gilbert Murray’s treatise considers a largely euro-centric foreign policy during the inter-war period. Believing passionately in the prospect of a Liberal England and the hope promised by the League of Nations, with Britain at its centre, Murray argues that a secure future...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge