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  • British Prime Ministers from Walpole to Salisbury

    1st Edition

    By Dick Leonard

    Dick Leonard’s British Prime Ministers from Walpole to Salisbury surveys the lives and careers of all the 32 Prime Ministers from Sir Robert Walpole (1721-42) to Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1894-95) in 32 succinct, informative and entertaining chapters. Bringing to life the…

    Paperback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Amateur Hour

    Presidential Character and the Question of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Lara M. Brown

    In order to understand how Donald Trump's character was thought to be a good fit for the presidency by many Americans, this book reaches back into history to examine the individual characters of the contemporary presidents. Institutional reforms, political events, and cultural changes have altered…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge

  • The Administrative Presidency and the Environment

    Policy Leadership and Retrenchment from Clinton to Trump, 1st Edition

    By David M. Shafie

    The growth of the administrative state and legislative gridlock has placed the White House at the center of environmental policymaking. Every recent president has continued the trend of relying upon administrative tools and unilateral actions to either advance or roll back environmental protection…

    Paperback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Challenges of Democracy in the 21st Century

    Concepts, Methods, Causality and the Quality of Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Tomini, Giulia Sandri

    The effectiveness and capacity of survival of democratic regimes has been recently and widely questioned in the public and political debate. Both democratic institutions and political actors are increasingly confronted with rapid economic and societal transformations that, at least according to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Government Formation and Minister Turnover in Presidential Cabinets

    Comparative Analysis in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcelo Camerlo, Cecilia Martínez-Gallardo

    Portfolio allocation in presidential systems is a central tool that presidents use to deal with changes in the political and economic environment. Yet, we still have much to learn about the process through which ministers are selected and the reasons why they are replaced in presidential…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Erik Fossum, Markus Jachtenfuchs

    Discussing what we may learn from thinking about the EU in federal terms represents a two-fold challenge. It is on the one hand a matter of establishing ‘how federal’ the EU is (the EU’s federal challenge). On the other, the EU has federal features but is not a state, thus raising the question of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration

    The Governmentality of the Polish, Danish and Cypriot Trio Presidency in 2011-2012, 1st Edition

    By Mads Dagnis Jensen, Peter Nedergaard

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis after the Lisbon Treaty came into force of the EU Presidency's impact on national administrations in the Member States of Poland, Denmark and Cyprus before, during and after the Presidency. Placing the practical issues facing officials and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive

    1st Edition

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    With the advent of the second Abe administration, the question of ‘who leads’ in Japan has become much easier to answer - the Prime Minister and his executive office, backed by a substantial policy support apparatus. This rise of the ‘prime ministerial executive’ is therefore one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Welfare State Transformation in Germany

    Still a Semi-Sovereign State?, 1st Edition

    By Christof Schiller

    How can we best analyse contemporary welfare state change? And how can we explain and understand the politics of it? This book contributes to these questions both empirically and theoretically by concentrating on one of the least likely cases for welfare state transformation in Europe. It analyzes…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Presidency and Social Media

    Discourse, Disruption, and Digital Democracy in the 2016 Presidential Election, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Schill, John Allen Hendricks

    The media have long played an important role in the modern political process and the 2016 presidential campaign was no different. From Trump’s tweets and cable-show-call-ins to Sander’s social media machine to Clinton’s "Trump Yourself" app and podcast, journalism, social and digital media, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Decision making in the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine Hosli, Amie Kreppel, Bĕla Plechanovová, Amy Verdun

    This book aims to assess what the changes of the Treaty of Lisbon envisaged and whether these ambitions have materialised since the Treaty entered into force. It offers analyses of the past, as well as what might be the future (because some provisions will only enter into effect in the years to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Democratizing Central and Eastern Europe

    Successes and failures of the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Luca Tomini

    At first, it was believed that accession to the EU would have a positive effect on the process of democratization in former communist countries. However, over time it became clear that difficulties with the democratic system endured in a number of these countries. This book reconsiders the results…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

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