• Italian Politics: The Year Of The Tycoon book cover

    Italian Politics

    The Year Of The Tycoon, 1st Edition

    By Richard S Katz, Piero Ignazi

    Following the major upheavals of 1993, the Italian political system suffered intense aftershocks tied to the renewal of the political class in 1994. There were shattering changes in the party system?in particular the birth of Berlusconi's Forza Italia?and the first majoritarian parliament was…

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  • Interest Groups And Monetary Integration: The Political Economy Of Exchange Regime Choice book cover

    Interest Groups And Monetary Integration

    The Political Economy Of Exchange Regime Choice, 1st Edition

    By Carsten Hefeker

    This book analyzes monetary integration and the choice and collapse of exchange rate regimes from a positive political economy perspective. Carsten Hefeker examines the influence of important interest groups in a coherent framework, which challenges the traditional and normative theory of monetary…

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  • Institutions, Transition Economies, And Economic Development book cover

    Institutions, Transition Economies, And Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Tim Yeager

    Why are some nations wealthy while others are desperately poor? Despite the rapid advancement of technology and the free flow of information provided by computers, many poor nations are falling further behind the wealthy nations of the world. Why is it that these poorer nations cannot catch up?…

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  • Indigenous Peoples In Latin America: The Quest For Self-determination book cover

    Indigenous Peoples In Latin America

    The Quest For Self-determination, 1st Edition

    By Hector Diaz Polanco

    This book deals with the perennial tensions between ethnic groups and the modern nation-state and does so from the perspective of a leading Mexican anthropologist with deep and long experience in these matters. As such, it is both a superb introduction to the basic issues and a presentation of the…

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  • Indigenous South Americans Of The Past And Present: An Ecological Perspective book cover

    Indigenous South Americans Of The Past And Present

    An Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By David J. Wilson

    Utilizing ethnographic and archaeological data and an updated paradigm derived from the best features of cultural ecology and ecological anthropology, this extensively illustrated book addresses over fifteen South American adaptive systems representing a broad cross section of band, village,…

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  • In Defense Of Public Opinion Polling book cover

    In Defense Of Public Opinion Polling

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth F Warren

    What do we really know about public opinion polls? Are they as flawed as conventional wisdom implies? How accurate are the polls, really? How can we spot a bad poll? Why do politicians and journalists have a love-hate relationship with polls? How do polls help us interpret history? Why has public…

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  • Great Britain: Decline Or Renewal? book cover

    Great Britain

    Decline Or Renewal?, 1st Edition

    By Donley T Studlar

    This thoughtful introduction to British politics explores a country undergoing a painful transition as the twenty-first century approaches. Informed throughout by a comparative public policy perspective, this book surveys British policy, institutions, and behavior since World War II. Donley Studlar…

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  • Glass Houses: Congressional Ethics And The Politics Of Venom book cover

    Glass Houses

    Congressional Ethics And The Politics Of Venom, 1st Edition

    By Mary Tolchin

    While members of the House and Senate confront the public's changing attitudes toward money, sex, and power, they are also forced to raise ever-escalating sums to finance their campaigns. Practices tolerated a decade ago now may cost lawmakers their seats or land them in jail. Lawmakers often don't…

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  • Governance And The Changing American States book cover

    Governance And The Changing American States

    1st Edition

    By David Hedge

    America has rediscovered its states and their governments. After decades of dominance by the federal government, the balance of power is returning, often dramatically, to state governments. A devolution of authority began during the Reagan years, but recent Republican victories in Washington and in…

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  • Governing Partners: State-local Relations In The United States book cover

    Governing Partners

    State-local Relations In The United States, 1st Edition

    By Russell L Hanson

    Recently, budgetary restraints and institutional gridlock have limited the role of the national government in domestic policymaking. Subnational governments have responded by assuming primary responsibility for a number of key problems, including economic development, educational improvement,…

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  • Games Real Actors Play: Actor-centered Institutionalism In Policy Research book cover

    Games Real Actors Play

    Actor-centered Institutionalism In Policy Research, 1st Edition

    By Fritz W Scharpf

    Games Real Actors Play provides a persuasive argument for the use of basic concepts of game theory in understanding public policy conflicts. Fritz Scharpf criticizes public choice theory as too narrow in its examination of actor motives and discursive democracy as too blind to the institutional…

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  • Forging Stalin's Army: Marshal Tukhachevsky And The Politics Of Military Innovation book cover

    Forging Stalin's Army

    Marshal Tukhachevsky And The Politics Of Military Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stoecker

    This innovative study examines the early years of the Red Army as it developed from a revolutionary partisan force into a modern, professional institution under the leadership of Mikhail Tukhachevsky, an important and controversial figure in the politics of the Stalin period. Sally Stoecker…

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