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  1. Routledge Handbook of African Politics

    Edited by Nic Cheeseman, David Anderson, Andrea Scheibler

    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

  2. Routledge Handbook of African Security

    Edited by James J. Hentz

    This new Handbook examines the issues, challenges, and debates surrounding the problem of security in Africa. Africa is home to most of the world's current conflicts, and security is a key issue. However, African security can only be understood by employing different levels of analysis: the...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy

    History, Politics, Society

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Giuseppe A. Veltri, Giap Parini

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy provides a comprehensive account of Italy and Italian politics in the 21st Century. Featuring contributions from many of the leading scholars of Italian politics & society, the Handbook features over 30 chapters which are organized to provide...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of German Politics & Culture

    Edited by Sarah Colvin

    The Routledge Handbook of German Politics and Culture offers a wide-ranging and authoritative account of Germany in the 21st century. It gathers the expertise of internationally leading scholars of German culture, politics, and society to explore and explain historical pathways to contemporary...

    To Be Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of European Elections

    Edited by Donatella M. Viola

    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 December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of European Security

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Richard Whitman

    This new Handbook brings together key experts on European security from the academic and policy worlds to examine the European Union (EU) as an international security actor. In the two decades since the end of the Cold War, the EU has gradually emerged as an autonomous actor in the field of...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics and Society

    Edited by Graeme Gill, James Young

    There is an ever-burgeoning number of books analyzing the Russian experience, or aspects of it. This Handbook is the first single volume which gives both a broad survey of the literature as well as highlighting the cutting edge research in the area. Through both empirical data and theoretical...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Regionalism & Federalism

    Edited by John Loughlin, John Kincaid, Wilfried Swenden

    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

  9. Routledge Handbook on the European Union and International Institutions

    Performance, Policy, Power

    Edited by Knud Erik Jørgensen, Katie Verlin Laatikainen

    While the EU has championed "effective multilateralism" and experienced a dramatic internal reform process to improve its performance in external relations, broader multilateral processes have also undergone dramatic change. This handbook addresses the increasingly contested issue of profound...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of African Politics

    Edited by Nic Cheeseman, David Anderson, Andrea Scheibler

    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

  11. Routledge Handbook of American Foreign Policy

    Edited by Steven W. Hook, Christopher M. Jones

    No nation has maintained such an immense stature in world politics as the United States has since the Cold War’s end. In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, prompting the global war on terrorism and the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, along with American economic and "soft power" primacy, there...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy

    History, Politics, Society

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Giuseppe A. Veltri, Giap Parini

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy provides a comprehensive account of Italy and Italian politics in the 21st Century. Featuring contributions from many of the leading scholars of Italian politics & society, the Handbook features over 30 chapters which are organized to provide...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  13. Routledge Handbook of European Elections

    Edited by Donatella M. Viola

    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 December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  14. Routledge Handbook of European Politics

    Edited by José M. Magone

    Since the Treaty of the European Union was ratified in 1993, the European Union has become an important factor in an ever-increasing number of regimes of pooled sovereignty. This Handbook seeks to present a valuable guide to this new and unique system in the 21st century, allowing readers to obtain...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  15. Routledge Handbook of German Politics & Culture

    Edited by Sarah Colvin

    The Routledge Handbook of German Politics and Culture offers a wide-ranging and authoritative account of Germany in the 21st century. It gathers the expertise of internationally leading scholars of German culture, politics, and society to explore and explain historical pathways to contemporary...

    To Be Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  16. Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding

    Edited by David Chandler, Timothy D. Sisk

    This new Handbook offers a combination of theoretical, thematic and empirical analyses of the statebuilding regime, written by leading international scholars. Over the past decade, international statebuilding has become one of the most important and least understood areas of international...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  17. Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics

    Edited by Peter Kingstone, Deborah J. Yashar

    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

  18. Routledge Handbook of Regionalism & Federalism

    Edited by John Loughlin, John Kincaid, Wilfried Swenden

    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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  19. Routledge Handbook of Religion and Politics

    Edited by Jeff Haynes

    From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion has become an increasingly important factor in political activity and organisation. This Handbook provides a definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics. Featuring contributions from an international team...

    Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge

  20. Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics and Society

    Edited by Graeme Gill, James Young

    There is an ever-burgeoning number of books analyzing the Russian experience, or aspects of it. This Handbook is the first single volume which gives both a broad survey of the literature as well as highlighting the cutting edge research in the area. Through both empirical data and theoretical...

    Published October 25th 2011 by Routledge

  21. Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime

    Edited by Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour

    Transnational organized crime crosses borders, challenges States, exploits individuals, pursues profit, wrecks economies, destroys civil society, and ultimately weakens global democracy. It is a phenomenon that is all too often misunderstood and misrepresented. This handbook attempts to redress the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  22. Routledge Handbook on the European Union and International Institutions

    Performance, Policy, Power

    Edited by Knud Erik Jørgensen, Katie Verlin Laatikainen

    While the EU has championed "effective multilateralism" and experienced a dramatic internal reform process to improve its performance in external relations, broader multilateral processes have also undergone dramatic change. This handbook addresses the increasingly contested issue of profound...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  23. The Routledge Handbook of Asian Security Studies

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, Andrew Scobell, Joseph Liow

    The Handbook of Asian Security Studies provides a detailed exploration of security dynamics in the three distinct subregions that comprise Asia, and also bridges the study of these regions by exploring the geopolitical links between each of them. This Handbook is divided geographically into four...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  24. The Routledge Handbook of European Security

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Richard Whitman

    This new Handbook brings together key experts on European security from the academic and policy worlds to examine the European Union (EU) as an international security actor. In the two decades since the end of the Cold War, the EU has gradually emerged as an autonomous actor in the field of...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  25. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

    Edited by Chris Seiple, Dennis R. Hoover, Pauletta Otis

    This Handbook breaks new ground by addressing global security through the lens of religion and examining the role religion plays in both war and peace. In recent years there has been a considerable upsurge of public concern about the role of religion in contemporary violence. However, other than...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  26. The Routledge Handbook of Transatlantic Security

    Edited by Jussi Hanhimäki, Georges-Henri Soutou, Basil Germond

    This new Handbook provides readers with the tools to understand the evolution of transatlantic security from the Cold War era to the early 21st century. After World War II, the US retained a strong presence as the dominant member of NATO throughout the Cold War. Former enemies, such as Germany,...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge