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  1. The Political Economy of the Agri-Food System in Thailand

    Hegemony, Counter-Hegemony, and Co-Optation of Oppositions

    By Prapimphan Chiengkul

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The mainstream agri-food system in Thailand has been shaped to aid capital accumulation by domestic and transnational hegemonic forces, and is currently sustained through hegemonic agri-food production-distribution, governance structures and ideational order. However, sustainable agriculture and...

    Published May 5th 2017 by Routledge

  2. The International after 150 Years

    Labor vs Capital, Then and Now

    Edited by George Comninel, Marcello Musto, Victor Wallis

    The International Workingmen’s Association was the prototype of all organizations of the Labor movement and the 150th anniversary of its birth (1864-2014) offers an important opportunity to rediscover its history and learn from its legacy. The International helped workers to grasp that the...

    Published May 5th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Democratic Accountability and International Human Development

    Regimes, institutions and resources

    By Kamran Ali Afzal, Mark Considine

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how...

    Published April 10th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Is Turkey De-Europeanising?

    Encounters with Europe in a Candidate Country

    Edited by Alper Kaliber, Senem Aydin-Düzgit

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    This comprehensive edited volume conceptually develops the notion of ‘de-Europeanisation’ as an important development in the literature on Europeanisation, and applies it specifically to the case of Turkey. ‘De-Europeanisation’ is defined as the loss or weakening of the EU/Europe as a normative/...

    Published April 3rd 2017 by Routledge

  5. Opposition in Western Europe

    Edited by Eva Kolinsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1987, analysed the state and changing nature of political opposition in Western Europe at the time. For each country covered, it discusses the concept of opposition and the approach adopted by opposition parties. It explores the institutional framework that was in...

    Published March 29th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Civil-Military Relations in Post-Conflict Societies

    Transforming the Role of the Military in Central America

    By Orlando J. Pérez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions. These four countries represent different approaches to reforms of civil-military relations, and embody varying degrees of success in both...

    Published March 14th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of...

    Published March 13th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Politics and Government

    By Alisa Gaunder

    This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives. After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the 1990s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic...

    Published March 8th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of society's choices. Yet most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, rarely explained in a way that is understandable to the non-specialist and too often presented without adequate consideration of a country’s governance...

    Published February 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  10. EU Policies in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Gerda Falkner

    European integration is in a time of multiple crises, which has a profound impact on different EU policies. This book presents a major collaborative research project uniting international colleagues in the quest for developing a theory: when and how will crisis induce policy breakthrough as opposed...

    Published February 21st 2017 by Routledge