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By David Toke
Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological modernization EM, to analyse renewable history and policy development in many of the world's states which are leading the drive to install renewable energy. 'Identity EM' concerns how an industry has arisen allied to environmental NGOs to challenge the ascendancy of conventional energy...
Intends to explain how the rise of Islamism is changing the nature of the conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbours. Combining narrative and argument, the author uses first-person accounts of key moments in the conflict to highlight the human impact of this battle of wills.
How do institutions and electoral systems matter for citizens' electoral choices? This is the first systematic study that attempts to answer this question for contemporary democracies. The book assembles leading electoral researchers to examine citizen choice in over 30 democracies surveyed by the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems.
Does democracy control business, or does business control democracy? The book looks at how companies are bought and sold.
A 2007 assessment of the relationship between economic globalisation and human rights.
This book offers a critique of the dominant conceptualization of heritage found in policy, which tends to privilege the white, middle and upper classes. Using Britain as an illustration, Waterton explores how and why recent policies continue to lean towards the predictable melding of cultural diversity with tendencies of assimilation.
Religious Politics and Secular States fills this gap by situating this trend within long-standing debates over the proper role of religion in public life.
What causes some countries to naturalize large numbers of foreigners, while others keep them at arm's length?
The question of why some countries have democratic regimes and others do not is a significant issue in comparative politics. This book looks at India and Pakistan, two countries with clearly contrasting political regime histories, and presents an argument on why India is a democracy and Pakistan is not.