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Fall Out A Year of Political Mayhem by Tim Shipman Fall Out A Year of Political Mayhem

By the bestselling author of All Out War, shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2017 The unmissable account of politics covering Theresa May's time as PM through to the end of the election campaign. Stuffed to the brim with revelation and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

Fall Out A Year of Political Mayhem by Tim Shipman Fall Out A Year of Political Mayhem

By the bestselling author of All Out War, shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2017 The unmissable account of politics covering Theresa May's time as PM through to the end of the election campaign. Stuffed to the brim with revelation and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Postcolonial Europe Comparative Reflections after the Empires by Lars Jensen Postcolonial Europe Comparative Reflections after the Empires

Postcolonial Europe: Comparative Reflections after the Empires brings together scholars from across disciplines to rethink European colonialism in the light of its vanishing empires and the rise of new global power structures.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Experimentation Beyond the Laboratory New Perspectives on Technology in Society by Ibo van de Poel Experimentation Beyond the Laboratory New Perspectives on Technology in Society


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Deconstructing the Dynamics of World Societal Order The Power of Governmentality in Palestine by Jan Busse Deconstructing the Dynamics of World Societal Order The Power of Governmentality in Palestine

This volume makes an original contribution to academic debates about power and global political order. In order to make sense of power dynamics in global politics, it utilizes a theoretical framework that combines a further development of Michel Foucault's governmentality...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Wahhabism in Tribal Arabia Politics, Power and Religion in the Rise of the Al-Saud by Tarik K. Firro Wahhabism in Tribal Arabia Politics, Power and Religion in the Rise of the Al-Saud

Wahhabism, the conservative creed underpinning the ruling ideology of the Saudi dynasty, has become a commonplace word.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Urbanization and Urban Governance in China Issues, Challenges, and Development by Lin Ye Urbanization and Urban Governance in China Issues, Challenges, and Development

This book explores the process of urbanization and the profound challenges to China's urban governance. Many existing publications analyze the urban transformation in China but few focuses on the governance challenges. It is critical to investigate China's urbanization, paying special...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The New Autocracy Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin's Russia by Daniel Treisman The New Autocracy Information, Politics, and Policy in Putin's Russia

The result of a two-year collaboration between Russian experts and Western political scholars, this volume explores the complex roles of Russia's presidency, security services, parliament, media and other actors. The authors argue that Putin has created an informational autocracy, which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Post-Colonial Kenya The Rise of an Authoritarian and Predatory State by Rok Ajulu Post-Colonial Kenya The Rise of an Authoritarian and Predatory State

This engaging reassessment of postcolonial Kenyan political history develops a theory of historical change and the role of leading figures in it. Combining political economy with political sociology it demonstrates how violence following the contested presidential election of 2007 represented,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Departements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood? by Xavier (Centre for Local Innovation at the Diputacio de Barcelona, and University of Barcelona) Bertrana Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Departements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood?
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Debates about multi-level governance have led to a profound restructuring of regional and local government. The second level of local government is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen the institutional capacity of municipalities or to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

NAMA Land The Inside Story of Ireland's Property Sell-Off and the Creation of a New Elite by Frank Connolly NAMA Land The Inside Story of Ireland's Property Sell-Off and the Creation of a New Elite

The National Asset Management Agency was created to help contain the fallout from Ireland's property crisis. However, NAMA has consistently fought off accusations of corruption. Based on exclusive interviews, NAMA-land is the shocking story of how political recklessness conspired to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Political Branding in Cities The Decline of Machine Politics in Bogota, Naples, and Chicago by Eleonora (University of California, Santa Cruz) Pasotti Political Branding in Cities The Decline of Machine Politics in Bogota, Naples, and Chicago
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This book examines how cities suffering from poor government made a transition to brand politics to break a cycle of inertia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Shaping Policy in India Alliance, Advocacy, Activism by Rajesh (Professor and Executive Vice Dean, Jindal Global Business School) Chakrabarti, Kaushiki (co-founder, Sunay Poli Sanyal Shaping Policy in India Alliance, Advocacy, Activism
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The book explores the interaction of political parties, bureaucracy, media, judiciary, and civil society groups in shaping policy in contemporary India. By researching the evolution of nine major legislations using a consistent lens, the work interrogates the suitability of existing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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The Fukushima Effect A New Geopolitical Terrain by Richard (Griffith University, Australia) Hindmarsh The Fukushima Effect A New Geopolitical Terrain
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The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Politics of Data Transfer Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation Over Dataprivacy by Yuko Suda The Politics of Data Transfer Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation Over Dataprivacy

Transatlantic conflicts over data have been studied from several perspectives. The EU-U.S. debate that led to the Safe Harbor Arrangement has typically been seen as an instance of a regulatory conflict or competition between two powers with different approaches to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Beyond the Internet Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave by Rita (Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal.) Figueiras Beyond the Internet Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave
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The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Understanding Libya Since Gaddafi by Ulf Laessing Understanding Libya Since Gaddafi

Laessing's fast-paced, on-the-ground narrative reveals what really happened in the run up to and aftermath of Gaddafi's ouster.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Controlling the EU Executive? The Politics of Delegation in the European Union by Gijs (Assistant Professor in European Union Politics and Administration, Utrecht University) Brandsma, Jens (Profe Blom-Hansen Controlling the EU Executive? The Politics of Delegation in the European Union
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This volume investigates inter-institutional conflicts in the EU system, specifically over delegation of rule-making power to the European Commission.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Conflict, Co-operation and the Rhetoric of Coalition Government by J. Atkins Conflict, Co-operation and the Rhetoric of Coalition Government


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America by Rachel Sieder Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America

Understanding law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of rule of law which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that recognize the diversity of situations and contexts characterizing the region....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

October Song by Paul Le Blanc October Song


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

Legislative Style by William Bernhard, Tracy Sulkin Legislative Style
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Once elected, members of Congress face difficult decisions about how to allocate their time and effort. On which issues should they focus? What is the right balance between working in one's district and on Capitol Hill? How much should they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/12/2017

Legislative Style by William Bernhard, Tracy Sulkin Legislative Style
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Once elected, members of Congress face difficult decisions about how to allocate their time and effort. On which issues should they focus? What is the right balance between working in one's district and on Capitol Hill? How much should they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/12/2017

Allies or Adversaries NGOs and the State in Africa by Jennifer N. (Indiana University, Bloomington) Brass Allies or Adversaries NGOs and the State in Africa
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This book explores how rise of NGOs in developing countries has affected service provision, governance, state-society relations, and state development.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

How does collaborative governance scale? by Chris Ansell How does collaborative governance scale?

The volume explores the role of scale and scaling in collaborative governance focusing on a wide range of policy areas, including employment policy, water management, transportation planning, public health, university governance, artistic markets, child welfare and humanitarian relief. Cases are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Essays on the History of Parliamentary Procedure In Honour of Thomas Erskine May by Paul Evans Essays on the History of Parliamentary Procedure In Honour of Thomas Erskine May

8 February 2015 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Erskine May. May is the most famous of the fifty holders of the office of Clerk of the House of Commons. His continued renown arises from his Treatise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Borders and Mobility in Turkey Governing Souls and States by Shoshana Fine Borders and Mobility in Turkey Governing Souls and States

In the last two decades, Turkey has witnessed a variety of bordering interventions rooted in its problematisation as variously transit, destination, European, Muslim and safe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/01/2018

Electoral Reform and National Security in Japan From Pork to Foreign Policy by Amy (Australian National University, Canberra) Catalinac Electoral Reform and National Security in Japan From Pork to Foreign Policy
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This book argues that Japanese politicians pay more attention to security issues nowadays because of the electoral reform.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

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Governance and Governed Multi-Country Perspectives on State, Society and Development by Bangalore Institute for Social and Economic Change Governance and Governed Multi-Country Perspectives on State, Society and Development

Building, largely, on insights from India, and case studies in Brazil, China, and South Africa, this book provides insights into the contested topic of `governance and governed' from a state-society inter-relationship perspective. It argues that the centrality of an understanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Politics of Gross National Happiness Governance and Development in Bhutan by Kent Schroeder Politics of Gross National Happiness Governance and Development in Bhutan

This book explores the practices of governance in Bhutan and how they shape the implementation of the country's Gross National Happiness (GNH) development strategy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Choosing China's Leaders by Chien-Wen (National Chengchi University, Taiwan) Kou Choosing China's Leaders
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Political elites are a key topic in contemporary China studies, and have been investigated in relation to factional politics, generation politics, technocracy, and crucially, institutionalization. The institutionalization of elite replacement began in China in the 1980s and quickly accelerated after...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2017

Asia after the Developmental State Disembedding Autonomy by Toby (City University of Hong Kong) Carroll Asia after the Developmental State Disembedding Autonomy

This book presents a cutting-edge analysis of state-society transformation in Asia under globalisation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior by Robert M. (Georgia State University, USA) Howard Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior
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Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Power Hierarchies and Hegemony in Afghanistan State Building, Ethnic Minorities and Identity in Central Asia by Shah Mahmoud Hanifi Power Hierarchies and Hegemony in Afghanistan State Building, Ethnic Minorities and Identity in Central Asia


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Adapting to European Integration Small States and the European Union by Kenneth Hanf Adapting to European Integration Small States and the European Union

Adapting to European Integration describes how the political institutions in eight small member states and two non-members responded to the internal and external demands springing from the process of European integration in general and EC/EU membership in particular. The study...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System Two Decades of Rural Local Governance by Atul Sarma Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System Two Decades of Rural Local Governance

This book discusses the evolution of the third tier of the Indian federal system, with a focus on rural local governance (commonly known as Panchayati Raj) against the backdrop of important theoretical and empirical literature on the relevance and effectiveness...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

One Nation After Trump A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported by E. J., Jr. Dionne, Norman Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann One Nation After Trump A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported
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Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

When the Senate Worked for Us The Invisible Role of Staffers in Countering Corporate Lobbies by Michael Pertschuk When the Senate Worked for Us The Invisible Role of Staffers in Countering Corporate Lobbies

Inside stories of maneuvering by activist staffers fighting to enact laws in the public interest
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Lobbyists and Bureaucrats in Brussels Capitalism's Brokers by Sylvain (Centre europeen de sociologie et de science politique, France) Laurens Lobbyists and Bureaucrats in Brussels Capitalism's Brokers
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With over 30,000 lobbyists in town, Brussels is often called the European capital of lobbying. Despite this, little is known on how this political system works in practice. This book offers an unprecedented window into the everyday relationships between bureaucrats...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir by Anton (Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Austria.) Shekhovtsov Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir
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The growing influence on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir by Anton (Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Austria.) Shekhovtsov Russia and the Western Far Right Tango Noir
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The growing influence of Russia on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Opposing Europe in the European Parliament Rebels and Radicals in the Chamber by Nathalie Brack Opposing Europe in the European Parliament Rebels and Radicals in the Chamber

The book provides an in-depth analysis of Eurosceptics' strategies in the European Parliament. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of European politics, European integration, comparative politics, legislative studies and political parties.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

East Timor's Independence, Indonesia and ASEAN by Jean A. Berlie East Timor's Independence, Indonesia and ASEAN

This book explains how history and traditions have shaped Timorese politics, as well as the role that Indonesia and ASEAN play for the country's future .
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2017

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