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  • Italian Democracy

    How It Works, 1st Edition

    By Gianfranco Pasquino

    This textbook, from one of Italy’s most eminent scholars, provides broad coverage and critique of Italian politics and society. Providing the readers with the knowledge necessary to understand the working of the Italian political system, it also offers answers to some of the most important…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk A. Hawkins, Ryan E. Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populism is on the rise in Europe and the Americas. Scholars increasingly understand populist forces in terms of their ideas or discourse, one that envisions a cosmic struggle between the will of the common people and a conspiring elite. In this volume, we advance populism scholarship by proposing…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure, 1st Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Big Men

    Predatory State-Society Relations in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Kalu, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Toyin Falola

    This book spotlights, analyzes and explains varying forms and patterns of state-society relations on the African continent, taking as point of departure the complexities created by the emergence, proliferation and complicated interactions of so-called ‘big men’ across Africa's fifty-four states.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Presidential Communication and Character

    White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump, 1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Farnsworth

    This book traces the evolution of White House news management during America’s changing media environment over the past two decades. Comparing and contrasting the communication strategies of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump, it demonstrates the difficulty that all…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Trumping Ethical Norms

    Teachers, Preachers, Pollsters, and the Media Respond to Donald Trump, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Sandy Maisel, Hannah E. Dineen

    Questions of ethics and politics have a long tradition in the classroom as well as the political world. Those who act in the political realm—including the media, political strategists and consultants, educators, and religious leaders—are in professions for which a clear code of conduct or an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Lori Cox Han

    Especially coming out of the landmark presidential elections of 2008 and 2016, the study of the American presidency--both as a political institution and of those who have held the office--is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • (S)electing the President

    The Perils of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Mezey

    Selecting political leaders by popular election is an unquestioned hallmark of representative democracies—the institutional manifestation of Lincoln’s promise of a government of the people and by the people. But in 2016, Lincoln’s promise seems to have given way to Hamilton’s nightmare—with his…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Congressional Travels

    Places, Connections, and Authenticity; Tenth Anniversary Edition, With a New Foreword by Morris P. Fiorina, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Fenno, Jr.

    Written in preeminent legislative studies scholar Richard Fenno’s "homespun" story-telling style, Congressional Travels argues that authenticity -- knowing what a representative is like in his/her district and looking beyond mere roll-call voting -- contributes significantly to understanding the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12
    Routledge

  • Japanese Politics and Government

    1st Edition

    By Alisa Gaunder

    This book investigates Japanese politics in the postwar era from theoretical and comparative perspectives. After providing historical context, it offers an in-depth exploration of postwar political institutions, political reform in the 1990s, the policymaking process, and the politics of economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Development of the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Ellis

    A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding beyond the current…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

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