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  1. Retro-modern India

    Forging the Low-caste Self

    By Manuela Ciotti

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    Firmly situated within the analytics of the political economy of a north Indian province, this book explores self-fashioning in pursuit of the modern amongst low-caste Chamars. Challenging existing accounts of national modernity in the non-West, the book argues that subaltern classes shape their...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge India

  2. Defining and Defying Organised Crime

    Discourse, Perceptions and Reality

    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo, Daniela Irrera, Panos A. Kostakos

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Organized crime is now a major threat to all industrial and non-industrial countries. Using an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach this book examines the nature of this threat. By analysing the existing, official institutional discourse on organized crime it examines whether or not it has...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral, Xun Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public...

    Published February 10th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Preventive Human Rights Strategies

    By Bertrand G. Ramcharan

    Series: Global Institutions

    The prevention of violations of human rights must become the dominant protection strategy of the twenty-first century, nationally, regionally, and globally. This book clearly identifies the need for preventive human rights strategies, maps what exists by way of such strategies at the present time,...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Critical Theory of International Politics

    Complementarity, Justice, and Governance

    By Steven C. Roach

    Critical international theory encompasses several distinct, radical approaches that focus on identity, difference, hegemonic power, and order. As an applied theory, critical international theory draws on critical social theories to shed light on international processes and global transformations....

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Politics

    State, Society and the Market

    Edited by Peter Gries, Stanley Rosen

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Written by a team of leading China scholars this text interrogates the dynamics of state power and legitimation in 21st Century China. Despite the continuing economic successes and rising international prestige of China there has been increasing social protests over corruption, land seizures,...

    Published January 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Formation of Critical Realism

    A Personal Perspective

    By Roy Bhaskar, Mervyn Hartwig

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This series of interviews, conducted in the form of exchanges between Roy Bhaskar and Mervyn Hartwig, tells a riveting story of the formation and development of critical realism. Three intersecting and interweaving narratives unfold in the course of this unfinished story: the personal narrative of...

    Published January 18th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Plurality and Citizenship in Israel

    Moving Beyond the Jewish/Palestinian Civil Divide

    Edited by Dan Avnon, Yotam Benziman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Israel's political process is too often framed in terms of a dichotomy between Jewish and Arab/Palestinian citizens of the state, a framing which perpetuates political inequality and consequent injustices. This book focuses on the conflict within Israel and the role played by modern states in...

    Published December 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge