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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00
This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 105.00
The e-governance revolution is said to be changing everything, but will all the modelling tools, electronic meeting management systems and online consultations really change political judgement in policy formation? Using case studies from local and federal government in the US and Europe, Perri 6 examines these claims and presents a new theory of how... more...
- A&C Black 2003; US$ 32.50
Designed for those living in, working in or visiting Scotland, this book is a comprehensive guide to the people, history, culture and institutions of Scotland. This edition contains thousands of facts and figures and fully explores who's who and what's what in Scotland today. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 27.95
This book describes what the authors identify as an emerging political crisis in U.S. politics: the possible winning of the presidency by a candidate with far fewer votes than his or her opponent. David W. Abbott and James P. Levine stress both the irrationality and peculiar nature of the current electoral system, emphasizing recent and current political... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 29.99
DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Executive Branch as an Institution of American Constitutional Democracy, Jaroslav Pelikan INTRODUCTION: Presidents and Bureaucrats: The Executive Branch and American Democracy Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson SECTION I: THE HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE CONTEXT 1. The Evolution of the Presidency:... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
This is one of the first research endeavors to systematically compare the content of Spanish and English language campaign ads over an extended period of time (2000-2004) and across a variety of elections (Presidential, Congressional and Gubernatorial). Not only does it examine the way in which politicians have communicated to the nation's two largest... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00
Edited by Bill LofyPolitics the Wellstone Way offers a comprehensive set of strategies to help progressives channel energy into winning issue-based and electoral campaigns. From the school board all the way to the White House, Politics the Wellstone Way instructs people on becoming better organizers, candidates, campaign workers, and citizen activists,... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Citizen Lobbyists explores how U.S. citizens participate in local government. Although many commentators have lamented the apathy of the American citizenry, Brian Adams focuses on what makes ordinary Americans become involved in and attempt to influence public policy issues that concern them. It connects theory and empirical data in a new and revealing... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00
This book explains how parties and candidates locate themselves on the Left-Right ideological dimension and other issue dimensions. It offers a unified theoretical approach to voter behavior and party strategies that takes into account voter preferences, voter's partisan attachments, expected turnout, and the location of the political status quo. more...