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  1. Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa

    From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge

    By Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle, Albie Sachs

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Birkbeck Law Press

  2. Life as a Weapon

    The Global Rise of Suicide Bombings

    By Riaz Hassan

    Suicide bombing has become a weapon of choice among terrorist groups because of its lethality and ability to cause mayhem and fear. But who carries out these acts, and what motivates them? By undertaking analysis of the information in the most comprehensive suicide terrorism database in the world,...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. American Exceptionalism in the Age of Obama

    By Stephen Brooks

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The election of President Obama in 2008 and the apparent decline of American power in the world has rekindled an old and important debate. Is the United States exceptional in its values and institutions, as well as in the role that it is destined to play in world affairs? In this book, Stephen...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Governance and European Civil Society

    Governmentality, Discourse and NGOs

    By Acar Kutay

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book provides a critical analysis of the European Union’s approach to ‘governance’, focusing on the way in which civil society is incorporated within the EU decision-making process and arguing that it is not conducive to the democratisation of EU governance. Using a governmentality approach,...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge