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  1. Reconstructing Social Justice

    By Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The rhetoric of social justice is commonplace but increasingly it means little more than a tag line or a punctuation point. Reconstructing Social Justice presents a new framework for social justice that will change the way people think about social justice and change the way people implement social...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Grassroots Elections in China

    Edited by Kevin J. O'Brien, Suisheng Zhao

    Twenty years after the launch of village elections, the time is ripe to assess the progress and impact of China’s most notable political reform. Where have elections been conducted well and where have they been conducted poorly? How have procedures changed over the years and have elections truly...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Southeast Asia and the Civil Society Gaze

    Scoping a Contested Concept in Cambodia and Vietnam

    Edited by Gabi Waibel, Judith Ehlert, Hart N. Feuer

    Series: Routledge Studies on Civil Society in Asia

    As developing countries with recent histories of isolation and extreme poverty, followed by restoration and reform, both Cambodia and Vietnam have seen new opportunities and demands for non-state actors to engage in and manage the effects of rapid socio-economic transformation. This book examines...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. New Directions in Interest Group Politics

    Edited by Matt Grossmann

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    Reflecting cutting edge scholarship but written for undergraduates, New Directions in Interest Group Politics will help students think critically about influence in the American political system. There is no shortage of fear about "the special interests" in American political debate, but reliable...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Transformations of the Radical Left in Southern Europe

    Bringing Society Back In?

    Edited by Myrto Tsakatika, Marco Lisi

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Political parties are alleged to be turning their backs to civil society; they are said to discourage the active participation of their members and to distance themselves from the privileged relations to affiliated social organisations they once prized. Instead, parties are broadly believed to be...

    Published October 19th 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

    Edited by Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Håvard Haarstad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen. He has worked extensively on the political economy of natural resource extraction, and the role of social movements, civil society and labor unions in politicizing extraction. Mark Amen is...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...

    Published September 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Africa's Contemporary Challenges

    The Legacy of Amilcar Cabral

    Edited by Carlos Lopes

    This book reviews Cabral’s intellectual contribution to current debates on race, identity, nation building, democracy, leadership and ethics. The key leader of the national liberation movements of former Portuguese African colonies is considered to be one of their foremost intellectuals...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge