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  1. Culture & Democracy

    Public Reasoning and Political Inclusion

    By Cillian McBride

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    A new contribution to our understanding of democracy and multiculturalism, which bridges the gap between abstract accounts of public reasoning and more concrete proposals for democratic reform. This new study unites the two central themes of contemporary political theory: multiculturalism and...

    Published December 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Democracy or Alternative Political Systems in Asia

    After the Strongmen

    Edited by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    From the 1980s onwards, a tide of democratization swept across the Asian region, as the political strongmen who had led since the end of World War II began to fall. Although it is generally assumed that once authoritarian leaders no longer hold power, the political landscape will drastically change...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and Democratization in Comparative Perspective

    Conceptions, Conjunctures, Causes, and Consequences

    By Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book provides an introduction to democratic theory and empirical research on democracy and democratization. The book first examines conceptions of democracy from the origins in ancient Greece to the present day, then tracks when and where modern democracy has developed. On this basis, the book...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Perpetrators, Accomplices and Victims in Twentieth-Century Politics

    Reckoning with the Past

    Edited by Anatoly M. Khazanov, Stanley Payne

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    These studies examine the ways in which succeeding democratic regimes have dealt with, or have ignored (and in several cases sugar-coated) an authoritarian or totalitarian past from 1943 to the present. They treat the relationship with democratization and the different ways in which collective...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The European Union's Democratization Agenda in the Mediterranean

    Edited by Michelle Pace, Peter Seeberg

    Democracy promotion in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remains a central pillar of the foreign policy of the European Union (EU). Rather than concentrating on the relations between the incumbent authoritarian regimes and the opposition in the relevant countries, and on the degree to which...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. African Diaspora in Brazil

    History, Culture and Politics

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The term 'Black Atlantic' was coined to describe the social, cultural and political space that emerged out of the experience of slavery, exile, oppression, exploitation and resistance. This volume seeks to recast a new map of the 'Black Atlantic' beyond the Anglophone Atlantic zone by focusing on...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Power, Institutions and Ideas in World Politics

    Whose IR?

    By Amitav Acharya

    The study of international relations, has traditionally been dominated by Western ideas and practices, and marginalized the voice and experiences of the non-Western states and societies. As the world moves to a "post-Western" era, it is imperative that the field of IR acquires a more global meaning...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Parliamentary Elites in Central and Eastern Europe

    Recruitment and Representation

    Edited by Elena Semenova, Michael Edinger, Heinrich Best

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Legislators are entrusted with key parliamentary functions and are important figures in the decision-making process. Their behaviour as political elites is as much responsible for the failures and successes of the new democracies as their institutional designs and constitutional reforms. This...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society and Social Capital in Post-Communist Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the general theme of civil society and social capital. In particular, it brings together in one volume a selection of articles that have helped to take the debate forward on the relation between social capital and democratisation and on the role...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Democracy Promotion and Conflict-Based Reconstruction

    The United States & Democratic Consolidation in Bosnia, Afghanistan & Iraq

    By Matthew Alan Hill

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates US foreign policy and tests the hypothesis that transition-inspired democracy promotion will successfully establish liberal democracy around the world, and thus fulfil the aims of the American mission and its application of the democratic peace. It features two detailed case...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge