• Comparative European Politics book cover

    Comparative European Politics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Josep M. Colomer

    This is a clear, comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the institutional regimes of countries in Western Europe written by an outstanding group of political scientists. Completely revised and updated throughout, Comparative European Politics 3rd edition: provides a complete coverage of…

    Paperback – 2008-07-24

  • Leftovers: Tales of the Latin American Left book cover


    Tales of the Latin American Left, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorge G. Castañeda, Marco A. Morales

    Over a decade ago, Jorge Castañeda wrote the classic Utopia Unarmed, which offered a penetrating and comprehensive account of the Latin American left’s fate at the end of the Cold War. Since then, the left across Latin America has travelled in paths no one could have predicted. Latin American…

    Paperback – 2008-07-07

  • Understanding Comparative Politics: A Framework for Analysis book cover

    Understanding Comparative Politics

    A Framework for Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Mehran Kamrava

    Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and…

    Paperback – 2008-01-31

  • Explaining Politics: Culture, Institutions, and Political Behavior book cover

    Explaining Politics

    Culture, Institutions, and Political Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Woshinsky

    This unique text offers a comprehensive overview of who participates in politics and why, how social and political institutions shape that involvement, and, ultimately, what form citizen political participation takes. Drawing on a multitude of factors to explain politics and political behaviour,…

    Paperback – 2007-12-22

  • The Transnational Studies Reader: Intersections and Innovations book cover

    The Transnational Studies Reader

    Intersections and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Levitt, Sanjeev Khagram

    In recent years, 'transnationalism' has become a key analytical concept across the social sciences. While theoretical approaches to the study of global social phenomena have traditionally focused on the nation-state as the central defining framework, transnational studies views social experience as…

    Paperback – 2007-11-27

  • Revolution in the Making of the Modern World: Social Identities, Globalization and Modernity book cover

    Revolution in the Making of the Modern World

    Social Identities, Globalization and Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Foran, David Lane, Andreja Zivkovic

    This volume questions whether ideas of revolution are still relevant in the postmodern and globalized world of the twenty-first century. Featuring contributions from some of the world's leading sociological and political thinkers on revolution, it combines theoretical concerns with a variety of…

    Paperback – 2007-11-15

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    Political Development

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    This book fills a growing gap in the literature on international development by addressing the debates about good governance and institution-building within the context of political development. Political Development returns the key issues of human rights and democratization to the centre of the…

    Paperback – 2007-06-28

  • Comparative Federalism: Theory and Practice book cover

    Comparative Federalism

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael Burgess

    A new examination of contemporary federalism and federation, which delivers a detailed theoretical study underpinned by fresh case studies. It is grounded in a clear distinction between 'federations', particular kinds of states, and 'federalism', the thinking that drives and promotes them. It also…

    Paperback – 2006-01-12

  • Studying Human Rights book cover

    Studying Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Todd Landman

    This book draws on key theories and methods from the social sciences to develop a framework for the systematic study of human rights problems. It argues that solid empirical analysis of human rights problems rests on examining the observable practices from state and non-state actors that…

    Paperback – 2005-12-22

  • Learning From Comparative Public Policy: A Practical Guide book cover

    Learning From Comparative Public Policy

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Richard Rose

    This textbook offers a fresh approach to the study of comparative politics and public policy. Instead of concentrating on why countries differ, Learning From Comparative Public Policy explores how countries can learn from each other about the success and failure of policy initiatives. With its…

    Paperback – 2004-09-09

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