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  1. The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas

    Multiculturalism and Beyond

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Sebastian Thies, Josef Raab

    Multiculturalism has shaped identity politics in the Americas over the past decades, as illustrated by politics of recognition, affirmative action, and increasing numbers of internationally recognized cultural productions by members of ethnic minorities. Hinting at postcolonial legacies in...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Twenty Years of Studying Democratization

    Vol 1: Democratic Transition and Consolidation

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Democratization emerged at a time of epochal change in global politics: the twin impacts of the end of the Soviet Union and the speeding up and deepening of globalisation in the early 1990s meant a whole new ball game in terms of global political developments. The journal’s first issue appeared in...

    Published January 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Networks and Japanese Democracy

    The Beneficial Impact of Interpersonal Communication in East Asia

    By Ken'ichi Ikeda, Sean Richey

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Many who critique democracy as practiced in East Asia suggest that the Confucian political culture of these nations prevents democracy from being the robust participatory type, and limits it to a spectacle designed to create obedience from the public. Certainly some East Asian nations have had...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Uyghur Lobby

    Global Networks, Coalitions and Strategies of the World Uyghur Congress

    By Yu-Wen Chen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    An upsurge in violence between Uyghur and Han in China’s far western region of Xinjiang has gained increased media and academic attention in recent years as was evidenced in the July 2009 riots. Numbering over eight million, the Uyghur are China’s fifth-largest minority nationality, and their...

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Compassion

    Edited by Michael Ure, Mervyn Frost

    This book provides a critical overview of the role of the emotions in politics. Compassion is a politically charged virtue, and yet we know surprisingly little about the uses (and abuses) of compassion in political environments. Covering sociology, political theory and psychology, and with...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Spiral of Silence

    New Perspectives on Communication and Public Opinion

    Edited by Wolfgang Donsbach, Charles T. Salmon, Yariv Tsfati

    Since its original articulation in the early 1970s, the 'spiral of silence' theory has become one of the most studied theories of communication and public opinion. It has been tested in varied sociopolitical contexts, with different issues and across communication systems around the world....

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Selection of Political Party Leaders in Contemporary Parliamentary Democracies

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Jean-Benoit Pilet, William Cross

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    This book explores the ways in which political parties, in contemporary parliamentary democracies, choose their leaders and then subsequently hold them accountable. The authors provide a comprehensive examination of party leadership selection and accountability both through examination of parties...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Race, and Office Holding in the United States

    Representation at the Intersections

    By Becki Scola

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Over the past several decades, the number of women elected to higher office in the United States has grown substantially. However, when the electoral gains of women are considered on a state-by-state basis, there are observable variations in the rate by state at which women are elected to state...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. Politics

    By Christina E. Bejarano

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Many questions remain unanswered about the observable differences in voting behavior, partisanship, and cultural attitudes among men and women. Latino political participation in the United States is generally lower than the rest of the population, mainly due to their high proportion of youth and...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge