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  1. Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that...

    Published January 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Prospect Theory and Foreign Policy Analysis in the Asia Pacific

    Rational Leaders and Risky Behavior

    By Kai He, Huiyun Feng

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    Why does North Korea behave erratically in pursuing its nuclear weapons program? Why did the United States prefer bilateral alliances to multilateral ones in Asia after World War II? Why did China become "nice"—no more military coercion—in dealing with the pro-independence Taiwan President Chen...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Psychology and Politics

    A Social Identity Perspective

    By Alexa Ispas

    What makes us divide the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How can we exert social influence over others? When does a peaceful protest turn into a riot? Why are some politicians heroes one day and villains the next? Where do we find the resources to resist authoritarian regimes? Taking these questions...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law

    From Speakers' Corner to War Crimes

    Edited by Predrag Dojcinovic

    Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law addresses the emerging jurisprudence and international law concerning propaganda in war crimes investigations and trials. The role of propaganda in the perpetration of atrocities has emerged as a central theme in the war crimes trials in the past...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Global Movement

    Edited by Ruth Reitan

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critical research and theorizing on the Anti- or Alter-Globalization Movement has exploded over the last two decades. This volume provides a platform for scholar-activists themselves to share insights from engaged research and to critically reflect on movement histories and internal dynamics. It...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Advances in Intergroup Contact

    Edited by Gordon Hodson, Miles Hewstone

    Intergroup contact remains one of the most effective means to reduce prejudice and conflict between groups. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of interest in this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now focusing on understanding when, why, and for whom contact does (and does...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Group Processes

    Edited by John M. Levine

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    It is impossible to understand human behavior without understanding the critical role that groups play in people’s lives. Most of us belong to a range of formal and informal groups, including families, work teams, and friendship cliques. These groups absorb a great deal of our time and energy and...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Unburied Memories: The Politics of Bodies of Sacred Defense Martyrs in Iran

    Edited by Pedram Khosronejad

    Today, almost a generation has passed since the Iran–Iraq war and the memory of it is set to diminish with each passing generation. The following questions emerge. Can we say that the gradual disappearance of war’s memory means that, increasingly, Iranians will see the Iran–Iraq war solely as an...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Honor: A Phenomenology

    By Robert L. Oprisko

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Honor is misunderstood in the social sciences. The literature lacks both accuracy and precision in its conceptual development such that we no longer say what we mean because we have no idea what we’re saying. We use many terms to mean honor and mean many different ideas when we refer to honor....

    Published July 16th 2012 by Routledge