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- Bernan Press 2008; US$ 64.99
This invaluable reference contains maps and tables that depict the boundaries and geographic relationships of the 110th congressional districts. The maps are presented on the national and state level, and they detail the districts of the 110th Congress, as well as the nonvoting delegate districts, including the District of Columbia. The state-based... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 22.00
The US electoral process is examined as an integrated event spanning a full year, drawing upon a data set massive in scale and novel in execution: the Annenberg 2000 Election Study. Using candidate appearances, news coverage, and campaign advertising, this provides the first integrated account of any US campaign. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
This volume is the fifth in a series of analyses of elections in the South beginning with the 1984 general elections and continuing in 1988, 1992, and 1996. While the presidential election has been the focus, other important aspects of contemporary Southern electoral politics have also been examined, including congressional and state elections as well... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00
The 2004 election of the European Parliament marks something of a defining point in the history of European integration. The 2004 elections seemed simultaneously mundane and an accepted feature of a sui generis system, now accepted as a polity in its own right, that a quarter of a century ago had seen politicians fiercely disputing the wisdom and desirability... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Through cross-referenced A to Z entries, this book focuses on the historical development of the welfare state, while simultaneously providing in-depth explanation of core terms and elements of the welfare states, their structure, their present situation, and their historical developments. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 124.95
Co-published by Routledge for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Educational policy continues to be of major concern. Policy debates about economic growth and national competitiveness, for example, commonly focus on the importance of human capital and a highly educated workforce. Defining the theoretical boundaries and methodological... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 299.99
This book considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews. Emerson explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806; from the purge following the Revolution of 1688 to the end of Henry Dundas's political career. Most professors were political... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
This comprehensive examination of the latest and most influential research on state-society relations in post-Mao China explains why three decades of capitalist economic growth have not led to increased public pressure for liberal democratic change. more...
- Atria Books 2009; US$ 19.99
Accountable provides real-life examples of how crucial issues -- including health care, education, the economy, unequal justice, and the environment -- manifest themselves in our communities. The book demonstrates the urgent need to hold politicians and ourselves responsible, because the stakes have never been higher. Accountable examines present-day... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 160.00
This book looks at the effectiveness of the 1999 restructuring of the UK through the establishment of the Scottish Parliament and the Assemblies for Northern Ireland and Wales, considering the process of devolution and its consequences on the key mechanisms of accounting and democratic accountability. Many of the chapters in this book examine whether... more...