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  1. Ethno-symbolism and Nationalism

    A Cultural Approach

    By Anthony D. Smith

    Anthony D. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics, and is considered one of the founders of the interdisciplinary field of nationalism studies. Anthony Smith has developed an approach to the study of nations and nationalism called ethno-symbolism,...

    Published February 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Extreme Right Activists in Europe

    Through the magnifying glass

    By Bert Klandermans, Nonna Mayer

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Since the 1980s, one of the main political changes in Western Europe has been the electoral upsurge of extreme right-wing parties. However, while the electoral support of these movements has been studied extensively, their membership has largely been ignored. This book examines who joins the...

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Civil-Military Relations in Europe

    Learning from Crisis and Institutional Change

    Edited by Hans Born, Marina Caparini, Karl Haltiner, Jürgen Kuhlmann

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new book illustrates how democracy cannot develop or endure unless military and security forces are under the full control of democratic institutions, and all the necessary safeguards, checks and balances are in place. The contributors show how contemporary European states manage...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. From Max Weber

    Essays in Sociology

    By Max Weber

    Series: Routledge Classics in Sociology

    Max Weber (1864-1920) was one of the most prolific and influential sociologists of the twentieth century. This classic collection draws together his key papers. This edition contains a new preface by Professor Bryan S. Turner....

    Published January 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Enchantments of Modernity

    Empire, Nation, Globalization

    By Saurabh Dube

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    The notion of modernity hinges on a break with the past, such as superstitions, medieval worlds, and hierarchical traditions. It follows that modernity suggests the disenchantment of the world, yet the processes of modernity also create their own enchantments in the mapping and making of the modern...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Routledge India

  6. Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    Series: Security and Governance

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Society

    Edited by Reiner Grundmann, Nico Stehr

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    What is the nature of our current societies? Do we see a clash of civilizations, or the end of history? The advent of globalization, or the birth of the network society? Are we witnessing the emergence of a risk society, or the advent of the knowledge society? More fundamentally, is ‘society’ an...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge