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  • Political Campaigns in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Richard K. Scher

    A Choice Highly Recommended Title—January 2017 This book is an interpretive analysis of political campaigns in America: instead of focusing on how campaigns are designed and run, it investigates the role campaigns play in our American politics, and the close symbiosis between campaigns and those…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • A Citizen's Guide to U.S. Elections

    Empowering Democracy in America, 1st Edition

    By Costas Panagopoulos, Aaron C. Weinschenk

    Political observers routinely lament that American democracy is broken, and many of them blame electoral malfunction. But is the system really broken? Panagopoulos and Weinschenk make the case that citizens are empowered to fix what’s wrong with electoral politics and renew democracy in America,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Is Voting for Young People?

    4th Edition

    By Martin P. Wattenberg

    In 2008, everyone expected young people to turn out to vote in record numbers for the first youthful, hip, new media-savvy, African American presidential candidate in history. They didn’t. When Obama ran for re-election, he targeted young voters and they still didn’t come to the polls in…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Rethinking American Electoral Democracy

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew J. Streb

    While frustration with various aspects of American democracy abound in the United States, there is little agreement over—or even understanding of—what kinds of changes would make the system more effective and increase political participation. Matthew J. Streb sheds much-needed light on all the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Public Management and Governance

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Tony Bovaird, Elke Loeffler

    Public Management and Governance examines the factors which make government critically important and the barriers which often stop it being effective. It questions what it means to have effective policies, efficient management and good quality public services, and it explores how the process of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • American Judicial Process

    Myth and Reality in Law and Courts, 1st Edition

    By Pamela C. Corley, Artemus Ward, Wendy L. Martinek

    This text is a general introduction to American judicial process. The authors cover the major institutions, actors, and processes that comprise the U.S. legal system, viewed from a political science perspective. Grounding their presentation in empirical social science terms, the authors identify…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge

  • State and Local Public Finance

    4th Edition

    By Ronald C. Fisher

    Now in its 4th edition, State and Local Public Finance provides a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis of state and local government public finance practices and issues, using the basic tools of economics. For this new edition, there is a focus on the most important services provided in the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge

  • What Happened to the Republican Party?

    And What It Means for American Presidential Politics, 1st Edition

    By John Kenneth White

    As the 2016 election campaign attests, the Grand Old Party—once moderate and even magnanimous—has fallen into a prison of its own making when it comes to presidential politics. After the debacle of the George W. Bush presidency and the rout of the Romney candidacy, Republicans said they must…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • The International Directory of Government 2015

    12th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The International Directory of Government is the definitive guide to people in power in every part of the world. All the top decision-makers are included in this one-volume publication, which brings together government institutions, agencies and personnel from the largest nations (China, India,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge
    INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF GOVERNMENT

  • Smart on Crime

    The Struggle to Build a Better American Penal System, 1st Edition

    By Garrick L. Percival

    The most punitive era in American history reached its apex in the 1990s, but the trend has reversed in recent years. Smart on Crime: The Struggle to Build a Better American Penal System examines the factors causing this dramatic turnaround. It relates and echoes the increasing need and desire on…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press

  • Political Culture and the Making of Modern Nation-States

    1st Edition

    By Edward Weisband, Courtney I P Thomas

    This book focuses on transformations of political culture from times past to future-present. It defines the meaning of political culture and explores the cultural values and institutions of kinship communities and dynastic intermediaries, including chiefdoms and early states. It systematically…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Global Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Patrick M. Regan

    In 2009 the US House of Representatives passed legislation requiring reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 18 percent over the coming decade. Later that year, President Obama went to Copenhagen to sign a treaty requiring reductions by 50 percent over a two-decade period. The President came back…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

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