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  1. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Violence, Elections, and Party Politics

    Edited by Mary Beth Altier, Susanne Martin, Leonard B. Weinberg

    As the United States and the countries of Western Europe have sought to promote democratic rule in those parts of the world that have not enjoyed the blessings of liberty, they have failed to consider an important factor. Competitive elections, the sine qua non of democratic government, often gives...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Thinking Politically about HIV

    Edited by Kent Buse, Dennis Altman

    AIDS has a unique political history. As fears grew of a global pandemic on the scale of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS was briefly treated as an issue of high politics in the international arena and generated significant resources for country programmes. That initial commitment is now declining,...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Leisure, Culture and the Olympic Games

    Edited by John Horne

    This edited collection contains six refreshing critical assessments of the leisure-sport relationship from societies that have staged the Olympic and Paralympic Games and contains valuable information for those who live in societies that aspire to host the Games. The collection begins and ends with...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    Democracy is above all about majority rule. But which majority should rule if a part of a country wants to secede and become independent? Should the majority of the whole country decide? Or only the majority in the part that seeks to become independent be allowed to vote? Referendums and democracy...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge