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  • Narratives, Politics, and the Public Sphere

    Struggles Over Political Reform in the Final Transitional Years in Hong Kong (1992–1994), 1st Edition

    By Agnes S.M. Ku

    Published in 1999, the book invites readers to rethink about the contemporary form of politics in terms of the cultural and narrative logics of public discourse. The author proposes that the notions of 'public' and 'narrative' are central to understanding the discursive formation of public opinion.…

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  • Italy, Europe, The Left

    The Transformation of Italian Communism and the European Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Vassilis Fouskas

    Published in 1998. Was the Italian Communist Party (PCI) a typical Social Democratic party in tune with the programmatic principles of the Second International? What is the appropriate context within which the strategies of 'historic compromise' and Eurocommunism in the 1970s can be analyzed and…

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  • Opinion Polls and Volatile Electorates

    Problems and Issues in Polling European Societies, 1st Edition

    By Matt Henn

    Published in 1998, Opinion Polls and Volatile Electorates presents a comparative overview of the development of opinion polling in late-capitalist and post-communist societies. The author considers two related issues to help readers understand the role of polls in political affairs and the…

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  • Medicare Now and in the Future

    1st Edition

    By Marilyn Moon

    First published in 1997, this volume approaches the controversial issue of Medicare and its future. First passed in 1965 to aid payments for elderly and disabled medical care, the costs had ballooned in the 1990s, asking questions about how to improve its efficiency. An original goal of this book…

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  • Making Tracks

    The Politics of Local Rail Transport, 1st Edition

    By Iain Docherty

    First published in 1999, this book contains case studies of rail transport policy-making in two UK Passenger Transport Authority areas and reviews the factors informing such policy-making. It contributes to transport geography by explaining why the actual policies implemented in Starthclyde and…

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  • Public Policy Evaluation

    Making Super-Optimum Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Stuart S. Nagel

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how super-optimum decisions involve finding alternatives to controversies whereby Conservatives, Liberals, or other major groups can all come out ahead of their best initial expectations simultaneously. This book is organised in terms of concepts,…

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  • Parliament and the People

    The Reality and the Public Perception, 1st Edition

    By Philip Laundy

    First published in 1997, this book provides an assessment of the main issues and deliberations of the Wilton Park Conference, based largely on the theme of standards in public life and consideration of measures which may be taken to allay public concern of their erosion. The book is a paraphrased…

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  • Reorienting a Nation: Consultants and Australian Public Policy

    1st Edition

    By John F. Martin

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how in the 1980s Australian governments experienced dramatic change in the policy-making environment. The use of consultants by successive Hawke Labour governments in the mid-to-late 1980s to facilitate reviews of public policy was a strategy important…

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  • Rights and Realities

    The Judicial Impact of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on Education, Case Law and Political Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan L. Black-Branch

    First published in 1997, this volume examines the enactment of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms precipitated change within educational institutions, affecting all levels of governance, administration and day-to-day teaching. This book illustrates the ways in which such change has…

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  • Revolutionary Iran

    Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process, 1st Edition

    By Masoud Kamali

    First published in 1998, Revolutionary Iran investigates two major political transformations in the modern history of Iran: the Constitutional Revolution of 1905-09 and the Islamic Revolution 1976-79 and their relation to the modernization of Iran in this century. It addresses a core question: Why…

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  • Politics in the Dutch Economy

    The Economics of Institutional Interaction, 1st Edition

    By Bart Snels

    First published in 1999, this volume surveys economic theories of political mechanisms as well as political theories of the influence of the institutional context in which decisions about social economic policies are being made. In the first half of the seventeenth century the Dutch Republic…

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  • Public Health Policies in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Walter Holland, Elias Mossialos, Bernard Merkel

    First published in 1999, this volume recognises that the role and status of public health in Europe has again become increasingly recognized and features contributions on various nations within the European Community. This is not only in individual countries but also in the policies of the European…

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