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  1. Representation and Effectiveness in Latin American Democracies

    Congress, Judiciary and Civil Society

    Edited by Moira B. MacKinnon, Ludovico Feoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Legislatures, the judiciary and civil society are important actors in representative democracies. In what ways and how well do they represent? And how effectively do they carry out their institutional and social roles? Both questions refer to the key dimensions of democracy analyzed in this book:...

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Lone Wolf and Autonomous Cell Terrorism

    Edited by Jeffrey Kaplan, Heléne Lööw, Leena Malkki

    President Obama has declared that the greatest terrorist threat which America faces is attacks by lone wolf terrorists. This volume expands the lone wolf rubric to include autonomous cells: small groups of terrorists who cooperate, but operate independently. The challenge presented by lone wolves...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sexploitation

    Sexual Profiling and the Illusion of Gender

    By Michèle Alexandre

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Michèle Alexandre’s innovative study examines how sexual profiling represses, oppresses, and hinders various aspects of life for both genders, and explores the ways in which the law and the community can help eradicate the practice of sexual profiling. Alexandre defines "sexploitation" as the...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Citizenship, Civil Society and Development

    Interconnections in a Global World

    Edited by Tiina Kontinen, Henri Onodera

    The book investigates the intersection of citizenship, civil society, and development in today’s global world. The multi-disciplinary collection considers the notion of citizenship in connection with the neoliberal development agendas, participation, security discourses and legal environments. The...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Media, the Court, and the Misrepresentation

    The New Myth of the Court

    By Rorie Spill Solberg, Eric N. Waltenburg

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    The Court’s decisions are interpreted and disseminated via the media. During this process, the media paints an image of the Court and its business. Like any artist, the media has license regarding what to cover and the amount of attention devoted to any aspect of the Court and its business. Some...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Parties, Partisanship and Political Theory

    Edited by Matteo Bonotti, Veit Bader

    Political parties have only recently become a subject of investigation in normative political theory. Parties have traditionally been studied by political scientists in their organizational features and in relation to the analysis of related topics such as party systems and electoral systems....

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act

    By Prashant Sharma

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon L. Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Domination, Migration and Non-Citizens

    Edited by Iseult Honohan, Marit Hovdal-Moan

    Does the concept of domination cast new light on issues that arise in the context of migration and citizenship? If citizenship is a status that provides protection from domination, understood as subjection to arbitrary interference, are non-citizens - whether outside or inside the state -...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Politics and Gender in Ireland

    The Quest for Political Agency

    Edited by Fiona Buckley, Yvonne Galligan

    This book explores the relationship between women, the state and democratic politics in Ireland today. It highlights the conservatism of the political culture shared by all traditions on the island, and how this culture circumscribes women’s political agency in Northern Ireland and Ireland....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge