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- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 192.00
This volume contains the full texts of 175 acts issued under the seal of King Alexander III, together with notes on a further 155 'lost acts' that survive only in notices. These acts, many of which have never been published before, have been collected from a variety of archives in Scotland, England, Belgium and France.The Introduction examines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 120.00
The past quarter of a century has seen extensive change throughout Europe. There have been significant changes in local government, and the European Union has come to play an increasing role in relation to municipal government. This book offers a comparative analysis of recent developments in intergovernmental relations in twelve countries across... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
For the first time, this book reveals the actual roles of the Christian Democratic (CD) parties in postwar Europe from a pan-European perspective. It shows how Christian Democratic parties became the dominant political force in postwar Western Europe, and how the European People's Party is currently the largest group in the European Parliament.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This unique study presents the results of a cross-national analysis of citizenship and participation among citizens in twelve European democracies. Research on the future and quality of contemporary democracy is usually restricted to focus either on political participation, on particular aspects of citizenship, or on social activities, exclusively.... more...
- IOS Press 2002; US$ 97.00
Designed for both practitioners and academics, this work seeks to inform the reader about the practice of competency management services in the public sector. It throws light on the origins and meanings of the concept and traces the competency movement from the 1980s in the UK and USA. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 185.00
Why did democracy survive in some European countries between the wars while fascism or authoritarianism emerged elsewhere? This innovative study approaches this question through the comparative analysis of the inter-war experience of eighteen countries within a common comprehensive analytical framework. It combines (social and economic) structure-... more...
- Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 29.95
The term "conservative," when employed today in reference to politicians and beliefs, can denote groups as diverse and incompatible as the religious right, libertarians, and opponents of large, centralized government. Yet the original conservative philosophy, first developed in the eighteenth century by Edmund Burke, was most concerned... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
In Northern and Western Europe, and within the EU, governance networks are increasingly conceived as an efficient and legitimate way of formulating and implementing public policy in a complex, differentiated and multilayered world. This book assesses the recent experiences with governance at local, national and transnational levels more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.56
Hauptbeschreibung Die Arabische Revolution im Frühjahr 2011 brachte, überraschend für Europa, die Autokraten Nordafrikas und des Nahen Ostens binnen weniger Wochen in Zugzwang - und verjagte einige aus dem Amt. Der rasche Machtwechsel in Tunesien motivierte Menschen von Riyadh bis Rabat, gegen ihre bisherigen Machthaber vorzugehen. Einige versprachen... more...