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  1. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    Published November 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  2. A Democratic Architecture for the Welfare State

    By Victor A. Pestoff

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The welfare state faces various challenges in Scandinavia and many European countries today, including a poor work environment in the public sector, a growing democracy deficit, and demographic obstacles. In this new book, Victor A. Pestoff argues that the state cannot resolve these challenges...

    Published October 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Max Weber on Capitalism, Bureaucracy and Religion

    Edited by Stanislav Andreski

    For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works (Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie, including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations) have been carefully edited...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Max Weber, Rationality and Modernity

    Edited by Sam Whimster, Dr Scott Lash

    This book brings together leading figures in history, sociology, political science, feminism and critical theory to interpret, evaluate, criticize and update Weber's legacy. In a collection of specially commissioned pieces and translated articles the Weberian scholarship recognizes Max Weber as the...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Citizens and borderwork in contemporary Europe

    Edited by Chris Rumford

    The extent to which ordinary people can construct, shift, and dismantle borders is seriously neglected in the existing literature. The book explores the ability of citizens to participate in the making of borders, and the empowerment that can result from this bordering and debordering activity. ‘...

    Published September 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. International Judicial Institutions

    The Architecture of International Justice at Home and Abroad

    By Richard J. Goldstone, Adam M. Smith, Adam M. Smith

    Series: Global Institutions

    Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this is a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Analyzing the legal and political underpinnings of international judicial institutions, it...

    Published September 29th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The State of the World Atlas

    8th Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The State of the Middle East

    An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena of...

    Published September 24th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Playing the Identity Card

    Surveillance, Security and Identification in Global Perspective

    Edited by Colin J Bennett, David Lyon

    National identity cards are in the news. While paper ID documents have been used in some countries for a long time, today's rapid growth features high-tech IDs with built-in biometrics and RFID chips. Both long-term trends towards e-Government and the more recent responses to 9/11 have prompted the...

    Published July 21st 2008 by Routledge

  10. Law, Democracy and Solidarity in a Post-national Union

    The unsettled political order of Europe

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, Christian Joerges, Florian Rödl

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    To many, the rejections of the Constitutional Treaty by Dutch and French voters in 2005 came as a shock. However, given the many tensions and the many unresolved issues it was quite unsurprising. The challenges facing the Constitutional debate go to the core of the European integration process as...

    Published July 3rd 2008 by Routledge