• China and Globalization: The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society book cover

    China and Globalization

    The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society, 3rd Edition

    By Doug Guthrie

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! In its quarter-century-long shift from communism to capitalism, China has transformed itself from a desperately poor nation into a country with one of the fastest-growing and largest economies in the world. Doug Guthrie examines the reforms driving the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-05

  • Analyzing Public Policy book cover

    Analyzing Public Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Peter John

    The fully revised and updated new edition of this textbook continues to provide the most accessible overview of the main approaches in the study of public policy. It seeks to review the most common and widely used frameworks in the study of policy analysis: institutions groups and networks…

    Paperback – 2012-02-02
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Evaluating Democratic Innovations: Curing the Democratic Malaise? book cover

    Evaluating Democratic Innovations

    Curing the Democratic Malaise?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Newton, Brigitte Geissel

    In the face of increasing political disenchantment, many Western governments have experimented, with innovations which aim to enhance the working and quality of democracy as well as increasing citizens’ political awareness and understanding of political matters. This text is the most…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23

  • Culture and Politics book cover

    Culture and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Jan-Erik Lane, Uwe Wagschal

    This concise, accessible text presents an overview of the relevance of culture for politics. Culture figures prominently in the theories of the great classics such as Marx, Durkheim and Weber. Recently, the cultural approach to politics has developed quickly, and the concept of political culture…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21

  • The Modern State book cover

    The Modern State

    3rd Edition

    By Christopher Pierson, Christopher Pierson

    The new edition of this well-established and highly regarded textbook continues to provide the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to the modern state. It examines the state from its historical origins at the birth of modernity to its current jeopardized position in the globalized politics…

    Paperback – 2011-07-08

  • Military Legacies: A World Made By War book cover

    Military Legacies

    A World Made By War, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Global Realities

  • Understanding E-Government in Europe: Issues and Challenges book cover

    Understanding E-Government in Europe

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou, Rajash Rawal

    This volume critically explores the contentions in the emerging debate surrounding new media technologies and the extent to which they are challenging traditional political and government models.   Examining a range of citizen/government interactions which together form e-government in…

    Paperback – 2009-12-10

  • Comparative Fascist Studies: New Perspectives book cover

    Comparative Fascist Studies

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constantin Iordachi

    Owing to its mass appeal, revolutionary and violent nature, strong political impact, and multiple reverberations in contemporary politics, fascism was one of the most complex, and hotly debated movements of the twentieth century. Comparative Fascist Studies: New Perspectives brings together some of…

    Paperback – 2009-07-09
    Rewriting Histories

  • Comparative Politics: Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World book cover

    Comparative Politics

    Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    By Paul W. Zagorski

    Comparative Politics: Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World is an exciting new core text for introduction to comparative politics courses, focusing on the dynamics of politics: modernization, revolution, coups and democratization. Unlike other texts, Comparative Politics integrates…

    Paperback – 2009-05-07

  • Contemporary Political Theorists in Context book cover

    Contemporary Political Theorists in Context

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Clohesy, Stuart Isaacs, Chris Sparks

    This exciting new textbook presents a clear framework for students to understand how themes and issues in political thought have emerged and developed throughout the 20th Century. Charting the progression from the preoccupation with the boundaries of the modern state, through to the current debates…

    Paperback – 2009-03-24

  • Political Systems of East Asia: China, Korea, and Japan book cover

    Political Systems of East Asia

    China, Korea, and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Louis D Hayes

    This innovative, interdisciplinary introduction to East Asian politics uses a thematic approach to describe the political development of China, Japan, and Koreas since the mid-nineteenth century and analyze the social, cultural, political, and economic features of each country. Unlike standard…

    Paperback – 2009-03-15

  • Concepts and Method in Social Science: The Tradition of Giovanni Sartori book cover

    Concepts and Method in Social Science

    The Tradition of Giovanni Sartori, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Collier, John Gerring

    Careful work with concepts is a cornerstone of good social science methodology. Concepts and Method in Social Science demonstrates the crucial role of concepts, providing a timely contribution that draws both on the classic work of Giovanni Sartori and the writing of a younger generation of…

    Paperback – 2008-12-15

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