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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
This book examines the nature of representation in democracy, focusing specifically on the factors shaping constituent evaluations of the US House Representatives and the resulting implications for government. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Putting into context' is a very common phrase - both in the social sciences and beyond. But what exactly do we mean by this, and how do we do it? In this book internationally leading scholars in public policy and management tackle these issues. They show how central ideas of context are to a range of theories and explanations and use an international... more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 35.00
This is the first biography of Abel-Smith. It takes a historical perspective to analyse the development of health and social welfare systems since the 1950s, exposing the critical impact of long-running debates on poverty and state responsibility, especially in Britain. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
What according to democratic theorists should the ordinary citizen know about politics? What does several decades of empirical research about citizens' political knowledge tell us? And why should we care? This book offers a comprehensive outline of the vast literature on political knowledge and by providing an analytical framework for its studying... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 69.99
Social networking lies at the heart of a number of fascinating political questions and social concerns, including citizen competence, social movements, and voter mobilization. In The Social Basis of the Rational Citizen , Sean Richey provides an empirical analysis of the most important hypothesized effect of social network influence on politics:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95
This book explores the role of the grass roots public administrative institution of DC & DM in historical context for Pakistan, and its viability for a meaningful democracy and stability of the country. The authors contend that Pakistan?s democracy to-date lacks firm foundation, as evidenced by the country?s disintegration in 1971, violence and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95
U.S. Supreme Court justices are studied publicly, but scant attention is generally paid to the judges who function daily in other courts of the world. Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe assembles a collection of interviews conducted by international scholars and researchers. It provides an insider?s perspective of how... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
Who Votes Now? compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral reforms and the choices offered by candidates influence voter turnout. Drawing on a wealth of data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey and the American National... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
The book explodes the myths that currently drive society?s view of traffic safety and limit progress in reducing death and serious injury. It presents current scientific knowledge in a non-technical way and draws parallels with other areas of public safety and public health. It uses examples from the media and from public policy debates to paint a... more...