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  1. Contemporary Thought and Politics

    By Earnest Gellner

    Gellner's political philosophy in these volumes combines the down-to-earth realism of political sociology with a rational treatment of the normative issues of traditional political thought. In these essays Gellner strives to understand the religions of nationalism, communism and democracy,...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Multiculturalism Backlash

    European Discourses, Policies and Practices

    Edited by Steven Vertovec, Susanne Wessendorf

    In a relatively short time, many European governments have been purposefully dropping the notion ‘multicultural’ or other references to cultural diversity in their policy vocabularies. More and more politicians and public intellectuals have criticized a perceived shift towards ‘too much diversity’....

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Internet Politics

    Edited by Andrew Chadwick, Philip N. Howard

    The politics of the internet has entered the social science mainstream. From debates about its impact on parties and election campaigns following momentous presidential contests in the United States, to concerns over international security, privacy and surveillance in the post-9/11, post-7/7...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The International Politics of Mass Atrocities

    The Case of Darfur

    Edited by David R. Black, Paul D. Williams

    Series: Security and Governance

    The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Understanding E-Government in Europe

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou, Rajash Rawal

    This volume critically explores the contentions in the emerging debate surrounding new media technologies and the extent to which they are challenging traditional political and government models. Examining a range of citizen/government interactions which together form e-government in...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  6. National-Cultural Autonomy and its Contemporary Critics

    Edited by Ephraim Nimni

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In his seminal essay 'Staat und Nation' ('State and Nation') Karl Renner presents his model for national-cultural autonomy, with a two-tier system of government that devolves considerable non-territorial autonomy to national communities, while sustaining the administrative unity of the Multination...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Explaining Global Poverty

    A Critical Realist Approach

    By Branwen Gruffydd Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The twenty-first century is characterized by extremes of poverty and wealth, of scarcity and abundance. The vast inequalties of wealth distribution between the developed west and the impoverished developing world is a complex problem. This book recognises that Africa in particular has manifested&...

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. International Relations and States of Exception

    Margins, Peripheries, and Excluded Bodies

    Edited by Shampa Biswas, Sheila Nair

    Critically but sympathetically interrogating Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of the logic of sovereign power, this volume draws attention to the multiple zones of exclusion in and through which contemporary international politics constitutes itself. Beginning from the margins and...

    Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Dying Empire

    U.S. Imperialism and Global Resistance

    By Francis Shor

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    By the 1970s the global hegemony established by an American Empire in the post-World War II period faced increasing resistance abroad and contradictions at home. Contextualizing that hegemony, resistance and contradictions is the focus of Dying Empire. Presenting a wide-ranging synthesis of...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Measuring Human Rights

    By Todd Landman, Edzia Carvalho

    The measurement of human rights has long been debated within the various academic disciplines that focus on human rights, as well as within the larger international community of practitioners working in the field of human rights. Written by leading experts in the field, this is the most up-to-date...

    Published November 3rd 2009 by Routledge