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  1. The Politics of Ethnolinguistic Mobilization in Europe

    Language Matters

    Edited by Alistair Cole, Jean-Baptiste Harguindéguy

    Language constitutes a very sensitive nexus between the concepts of territory and community. Though a fundamental issue in contemporary societies, it remains relatively unaddressed by political scientists. This book promotes a better understanding of the connection between the concepts of identity,...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Mapping Changing Identities

    New Directions in Uncertain Times

    Edited by Claire Alexander, Raminder Kaur, Brett St Louis

    Issues of identity, culture and difference remain central to the politics, policies and encounters of global societies in the 21st century. Changes in the speed, scale, scope and form of international and internal migration, new and resurgent religious and ethnic solidarities, the emergence of ‘new...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America

    Edited by Mark Ledwidge, Kevern Verney, Inderjeet Parmar

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    The 2008 presidential election was celebrated around the world as a seminal moment in U.S. political and racial history. White liberals and other progressives framed the election through the prism of change, while previously acknowledged demographic changes were hastily heralded as the dawn of a "...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics

    The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U.S. Congress

    By Miriam Jiménez

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts today see ethnic politicians largely in relation to their collectivities, but by actually...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Democratization and Ethnic Minorities

    Conflict or compromise?

    Edited by Jacques Bertrand, Oded Haklai

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Many new democracies are characterized by majority dominance and ethnocentrism. Varying paths or transitions toward democracy create very different outcomes for how ethnic identities, communities and politics are recognized. This book illustrates the varied consequences of democratization, from...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Secessionist Movements and Ethnic Conflict

    Debate-Framing and Rhetoric in Independence Campaigns

    By Beata Huszka

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This book analyses how national independence movements’ rhetoric can inflame or dampen ethnic violence. It examines the extent to the power of words matters when a region tries to break away to become a nation state. Using discourse analysis, this book examines how the process of secession affects...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy

    The State and Minority Groups in Israel, Poland and Northern Ireland

    By Yoav Peled

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    Ethnic democracy is a form of democratic ethnic conflict regulation in deeply divided societies. In The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy, Yoav Peled argues that ethnic democracy is constituted by the combination of two contradictory constitutional principles: liberal democracy and ethno-nationalism,...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Something's in the Air

    Race, Crime, and the Legalization of Marijuana

    Edited by Katherine Tate, James Lance Taylor, Mark Q. Sawyer

    America’s drug laws have always exerted an unequal and unfair toll on Blacks and Latinos, who are arrested more often than Whites for the possession of illegal drugs and given harsher sentences. In this volume, contributors ask how would marijuana legalization affect communities of color? Is...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Migration and Divided Societies

    Edited by Chris Gilligan, Susan Ball

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    The study of 'divided societies' has focused, historically, on either ethnic divides in colonial (or post-colonial) societies or on developed Western democracies which have ethnic power-sharing Government structures. The study of divided societies emerged historically at a moment when...

    Published July 19th 2013 by Routledge