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  1. Environmental Movements and Waste Infrastructure

    Edited by Christopher Rootes, Liam Leonard

    As rates of consumption grow, the problem of waste management has increased significantly. National and local waste authorities seek to manage such problems through the implementation of state regulation and construction of waste infrastructure, including landfills and incinerators. These, however,...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Paradox of Federalism

    Does Self-Rule Accommodate or Exacerbate Ethnic Divisions?

    Edited by Jan Erk, Lawrence M. Anderson

    The paradox of federalism is about whether self-rule accommodates or exacerbates ethnic divisions. A federal arrangement which formally recognizes ethno-linguistic diversity to help manage divisions can also pave the way for eventual disintegration. The case studies in this book cover a wide...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Society and Democracy in Europe

    Edited by Silke I. Keil, Oscar W. Gabriel

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This comparative study examines what kinds of societal forces shape European relationships towards democratic political life in contemporary Europe. Drawing on data from the European Social Survey (ESS), the book develops a theoretical perspective on the relationship between social structure and...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Religion and Politics

    Theory and Practice

    By Jonathan Fox

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    An Introduction to Religion and Politics offers a comprehensive overview of the many theories of religion and politics, and provides students with an accessible but in-depth account of the most significant debates, issues and methodologies. Fox examines the ways in which religion influences...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. State Crime and Resistance

    Edited by Elizabeth Stanley, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Within criminology ‘the state’ is often ignored as an active participant, or represented as a neutral force. While state crime studies have proliferated, criminologists have not paid attention to the history and impact of resistance to state crime. This book recognises that crimes of the state...

    Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. E-Participation in Southern Europe and the Balkans

    Issues of Democracy and Participation Via Electronic Media

    Edited by Euripidis Loukis, Ann Macintosh, Yannis Charalabidis

    The rapid development and the growing penetration of information and communication technologies (ICT) provide tremendous opportunities for a wide and cost effective application of the ideas of participative democracy and public participation in government decision and policy making. ICT can drive...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society in the Philippines

    Theoretical, Methodological and Policy Debates

    By Gerard Clarke

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research, this book provides a path-breaking account of civil society in the Philippines. It challenges the widespread belief in political science and development studies literature that civil society in developing countries is an institutional arena in which...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Advances in Intergroup Contact

    Edited by Gordon Hodson, Miles Hewstone

    Intergroup contact remains one of the most effective means to reduce prejudice and conflict between groups. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of interest in this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now focusing on understanding when, why, and for whom contact does (and does...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Psychology Press