The Routledge Handbooks in Politics and International Relations continue to offer essential cutting-edge research in cornerstone topics and emerging areas.
Subjects covered include International Political Economy, Democratization, International Law, Diplomacy and African Politics.
To browse our full range of books across this subject area please visit our online catalogue
Latin America has been one of the critical areas in the study of comparative politics. The region’s experiments with installing and deepening democracy and promoting alternative modes of economic development have generated intriguing and enduring empirical puzzles. In turn, Latin America’s...
Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge
Since the early 1990s, a series of major scandals in both the financial and most especially the political worlds has resulted in close attention being paid to the issue of corruption and its links to political legitimacy and stability. Corruption remains as widespread today, possibly even more so,...
To Be Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge
This Handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the policy process. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars and practitioners, the Handbook covers all aspects of the policy process including: Theory – from rational choice to the new institutionalism Frameworks –...
Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge
Almost all states are either federal or regionalized in some sense. It is difficult to find a state that is entirely unitary and the Routledge Handbook of Regionalism and Federalism necessarily takes in almost the entire world. Both federalism and regionalism have been subjects of a vast academic...
Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge
Providing a comprehensive and cutting edge examination of this important continent, Routledge Handbook of African Politics surveys the key debates and controversies, dealing with each of the major issues to be found in Africa’s politics today. Structured into 6 broad areas, the handbook features...
Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge
This Handbook is a comprehensive reference guide to the European Parliamentary Elections. The opening section analyzes the European Parliament’s evolution, profile and political dynamics while the rest of the Handbook focuses on an analysis of Euro-elections in all EU member states. Each of the...
To Be Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge