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New and Published Books

  1. An East Asian Challenge to Western Neoliberalism

    Critical Perspectives on the ‘China Model’

    By Niv Horesh, Kean Fan Lim

    Series: Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

    Analysts generally agree that, in the long term, the biggest challenge to American hegemony is not military, but rather China’s economic rise. This perception is spread in no small measure because Xi Jinping has – in the face of patent military inferiority – conducted himself much more boldly on...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy

    By András L. Pap

    Series: Comparative Constitutional Change

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets

    By Hye Jee Cho

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Increasingly integrated global financial markets have been shaken by a series of severe shocks in recent decades, from Mexico’s Tequila crisis to the upheavals in the Eurozone. These crises have demonstrated that signs of uncertain local economic and political conditions can result in market...

    Published August 4th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Democracy and Climate Change

    By Frederic Hanusch

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    Democracy and Climate Change explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently to climate change. The election cycle can lead to short-termism, which often appears to be at odds with the long-term nature of climate change, with its latency between...

    Published August 2nd 2017 by Routledge

  5. The Other World

    Issues and Politics in the Developing World, 10th Edition

    By Joseph N. Weatherby, Craig Arceneaux, Anika Leithner, Ira Reed, Benjamin F. Timms, Shanruo Ning Zhang

    The Other World combines a thematic and area studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the developing world. Accessible and interdisciplinary, this text offers political, economic, social, and historical analysis plus case studies on Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and...

    Published July 28th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Governing Europe in a Globalizing World

    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis

    By Laurent Warlouzet

    Series: Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

    The complex relationship between globalization and European integration was largely shaped in the 1970s. During this decade, globalization began, for the first time, to threaten Western European prosperity. Using an innovative approach, the book shows how western Europeans coped with the...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Think Tanks in the US and EU

    The Role of Policy Institutes in Washington and Brussels

    By Christopher James Rastrick

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Why do US and EU think tanks diverge in their roles, priorities, and main constituencies? Providing the first substantive analytical comparison of think tanks in Washington and Brussels, this book explores the differences that exist and why they developed. Two principal variables are identified&...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics

    Edited by Axel Bruns, Gunn Enli, Eli Skogerbo, Anders Olof Larsson, Christian Christensen

    Social media are now widely used for political protests, campaigns, and communication in developed and developing nations, but available research has not yet paid sufficient attention to experiences beyond the US and UK. This collection tackles this imbalance head-on, compiling cutting-edge...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Democratization

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This exciting new handbook provides a global overview of the process of democratization, offering chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and regional levels and examining the interaction between the domestic and external factors that affect the progression of countries from authoritarian...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Practising Empowerment in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Wine, Ethics and Development

    By Agatha Herman

    Series: Critical Food Studies

    Despite the promise and optimism surrounding the post-apartheid transition, South African society continues to be highly racialised in its discourses, identities and practices, even within the very strategies that aim to change power relations and heal racialised divisions. Renowned for its brutal...

    Published July 26th 2017 by Routledge