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Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…
Paperback – 2018-04-24
This revised and updated ninth edition of the bestselling textbook Politics UK is an indispensable introduction to British politics. It provides a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history and an incisive…
Paperback – 2018-03-16
Security Studies: An Introduction, 3rd edition, is the most comprehensive textbook available on the subject, providing students with an essential grounding in the debates, frameworks, and issues on the contemporary security agenda. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated,…
Paperback – 2018-03-07
The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…
Paperback – 2018-02-26
Expanding from her path-breaking work in Unspeakable Truths, Priscilla Hayner focuses on a new challenge in The Peacemaker’s Paradox: the age-old problem of negotiating peace after a war of atrocities. Drawing on her first-hand involvement in peace processes and interviews from the frontlines of…
Paperback – 2018-01-22
By analyzing the leadership skills of seven recent American presidents, this book seeks to de-mystify the elements and dynamics of effective presidential leadership which our democracy has come to depend upon and value. Building on the pioneering work of political scientist Fred Greenstein and…
Paperback – 2017-12-11
Published annually, this 28th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists. General Survey Essays written by…
Hardback – 2019-10-17
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Originally published in 1985 The Decision to Disarm Germany offers a fresh approach to Britain’s First World War and Paris Peace Conference policy on the question of German military disarmament. It offers interpretations based on extensive research into unpublished records and private papers and…
Hardback – 2019-10-17
Originally published in 1998, International Society and the De Facto Society explores the phenomenon of de facto statehood in contemporary international relations. The de facto state is almost the inverse of what Robert Jackson has termed the ‘quasi-state’. The quasi-state has an ambassador, a flag…
Hardback – 2019-10-17
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Pontus is currently a Senior Lecturer in Politics at The University of Edinburgh.
We are pleased to announce that author of The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest, Joel Busher, has been awarded with the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.
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Andrew Taylor publishes scholarly works (research monographs, collections and handbooks) and textbooks primarily in the areas of British and European Politics, Comparative Politics, Introductory Politics, African Politics, Environmental Politics, Political Theory, and Public Policy and Administration.
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