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  1. Superpower Intervention in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Mangold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Strategically placed on the global chess board, as well as controlling vast oil resources, the Middle East was one of the main theatres of Cold War. In the 1950s the Soviet Union had taken advantage of Arab Nationalists’ disillusion with British and French Imperialism, along with the emerging...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Minority Nationalisms in South Asia

    Edited by Tanweer Fazal

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    South Asia is the theatre of myriad experimentations with nationalisms of various kinds - religious, linguistic, religio-linguistic, composite, plural and exclusivist. In all the region’s major states, officially promulgated nationalism at various times has been fiercely contested by minority...

    To Be Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Buddhist Organizations in Taiwan, 1989-2003

    Safeguard the Faith, Build a Pure Land, Help the Poor

    By André Laliberté

    Laliberté looks at a relatively unexplored aspect of modern Taiwan: the influence of religion on politics. This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the Buddha Light Mountain (or...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. European Union Governance

    Effectiveness and Legitimacy in European Commission Committees

    By Karen Heard-Laureote

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The European Commission has increasingly focused on the benefits it can derive from the greater participation of organized civil society in its role and activities. In the face of general decline in public trust in the institutions of government, it facilitated and encouraged new channels of access...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politics

    Edited by William M. Reisinger

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Subnational political units are growing in influence in national and international affairs, drawing increasing scholarly attention to politics beyond national capitals. In this book, leading Russian and Western political scientists contribute to debates in comparative politics by examining Russia’s...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Iran-Iraq War

    New International Perspectives

    Edited by Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume offers a wide-ranging examination of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–88), featuring fresh regional and international perspectives derived from recently available new archival material. Three decades ago Iran and Iraq became embroiled in a devastating eight-year war which served to re-define the...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Macroeconomics and Markets in India

    Good Luck or Good Policy?

    Edited by Ashima Goyal

    India was one of the better performers after the global financial crisis, and has done well despite opening out in a period of great international volatility. This book asks if this was due to luck or to good management. How much did macroeconomic policy contribute and did it do as much as it could...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Arab Spring, Democracy and Security

    Domestic and International Ramifications

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This volume analyzes the political, economic and strategic dimensions of the recent upheavals in the Middle East known as the Arab Spring. Mass demonstrations in many Arab states challenged the political status quo and the existing political and cultural system in the region. While it is too early...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge