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  • International Directory of Government 2009

    6th 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 in every country and…

    Hardback – 2009-07-14

  • The Emerging European Union

    5th Edition

    By Birol Yesilada, David Wood

    Surveying the European Union's evolution from the Rome Treaty to the present, The Emerging European Union captures the full story of Europe's ongoing integration, its changing identity, and its increasing importance as a global actor in the 21st Century. This text's concise but comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26

  • State Management

    An Enquiry into Models of Public Administration & Management, 1st Edition

    By Jan-Erik Lane

    State Management offers a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the new field of state management, presenting an analysis of basic questions within the theories of bureaucracy, policy-making, principal-agent modelling and policy networks. Focussing upon recent state transformation, it…

    Paperback – 2009-05-08

  • Political Systems of East Asia

    China, Korea, and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Louis D Hayes

    This innovative, interdisciplinary introduction to East Asian politics uses a thematic approach to describe the political development of China, Japan, and Koreas since the mid-nineteenth century and analyze the social, cultural, political, and economic features of each country. Unlike standard…

    Paperback – 2009-03-15

  • The Dilemmas of Statebuilding

    Confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Paris, Timothy D. Sisk

    This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to…

    Paperback – 2008-12-19
    Security and Governance

  • Fault Lines

    Why the Republicans Lost Congress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffery Mondak, Dona-Gene Mitchell

    In some years elections bring about enduring changes to the American political scene. In 2006, a pivotal election year, the Republicans suffered a resounding defeat, losing the House and Senate for the first time since the 1994 "Republican Revolution." But what caused this pivotal shift? Fault…

    Paperback – 2008-07-28
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Social Movements

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by VINCENZO RUGGIERO, Nicola Montagna

    This timely Reader plays an important role in the field of social movements. It fills a significant gap by covering a number of connected areas within social studies. Responding to growing demand for interpretation and analysis of re-emerging social conflicts in the developed, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2008-06-16
    Routledge Student Readers

  • The British Party System

    An introduction, 4th Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    The history of British political parties tells of change and continuity. But, how and why? This textbook continues to provide the best introduction currently available on the British political party system, explaining the history, structure, actors and policies of both the main political parties…

    Paperback – 2008-03-19

  • Power and Politics in California

    9th Edition

    By Ken Debow, John C Syer

    Now in its ninth edition,Power and Politics in California continues its tradition of asking Californians to take a hard and systematic look at their state governance, and engage themselves in a critical analysis of what is working, what is not, and what changes need to be made for the state to meet…

    Paperback – 2008-02-29

  • Redistricting and Representation

    Why Competitive Elections are Bad for America, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Brunell

    Pundits have observed that if so many incumbents are returned to Congress to each election by such wide margins, perhaps we should look for ways to increase competitiveness – a centerpiece to the American way of life – through redistricting. Do competitive elections increase voter satisfaction? How…

    Paperback – 2008-02-28
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling

    Women and Congressional Elections, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Palmer, Dennis Simon

    Why has the integration of women into Congress been so slow? Is there a "political glass ceiling" for women? Although women use the same strategic calculations as men to decide when to run, the decision regarding where to run is something else. While redistricting has increasingly protected…

    Paperback – 2008-01-29
    Women In American Politics

  • Revolution in the Making of the Modern World

    Social Identities, Globalization and Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Foran, David Lane, Andreja Zivkovic

    This volume questions whether ideas of revolution are still relevant in the postmodern and globalized world of the twenty-first century. Featuring contributions from some of the world's leading sociological and political thinkers on revolution, it combines theoretical concerns with a variety of…

    Paperback – 2007-11-15

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