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- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 99.00
Since the end of the Pinochet regime, Chilean public policy has sought to rebuild democratic governance in the country. This book examines the links between the state and civil society in Chile and the ways social policies have sought to ensure the inclusion of the poor in society and democracy. Although Chile has gained political stability and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
This book offers a new approach to the democratisation process and economic adjustment in Argentina during the 1980s. The objective of the book is to provid the key to understanding the changes undergone by the state and economy in the 1990s. more...
- Melbourne University Press 2013; Not Available
Is there more to politics than politics? What about sincere belief? Or conviction? Both are missing in action, trumped by political expedience. We’ve just sat through an election campaign in which the major parties fought a pitched battle over precious little, two bitterly adversarial political organisations scrambling desperately for the middle ground,... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 27.99
Following Queen Elizabeth II's historic Diamond Jubilee in 2012, there is renewed interest in the institution of the Crown in Canada and the roles of the queen, governor general, and lieutenant governor. Author D. Michael Jackson traces the story of the monarchy and the Crown and shows how they are integral to Canada's parliamentary democracy. more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 28.50
Nach knapp 60 Jahren Dominanz der CDU gelang es den Grünen und der SPD in einer historischen Wahl 2011, einen Machtwechsel in Baden-Württemberg herbeizuführen. Was waren die Gründe für diesen Machtwechsel Wie kann der Wahlausgang erklärt werden Welche Rolle spielt das Infrastrukturprojekt Stuttgart 21 Und was wurde im ersten Regierungsjahr politisch. more...
- D & M Publishers 2013; US$ 32.95
A witty, insightful, and provocative look at the inside world of political marketing and its impact on democracy Inside the political backrooms of Ottawa, the Mad Men of Canadian politics are planning their next consumer-friendly pitch. Where once politics was seen as a public service, increasingly it?s seen as a business, and citizens are considered... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Decentralisation and Reform in Latin America analyses the process of intergovernmental reform in Latin America in the last two decades and presents a number of emerging issues. These include the impacts of decentralization and the response of countries in the region to challenge such as social cohesion, interregional and interpersonal disparities,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
It is commonly assumed that there is an enduring link between individuals and their countries of citizenship. Plural citizenship is therefore viewed with skepticism, if not outright suspicion. But the effects of widespread global migration belie common assumptions, and the connection between individuals and the countries in which they live cannot... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant Colonel who stormed the presidential palace in a bloody... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
Most party systems are relatively stable over time. Yet in the 1980s and 1990s, established party systems in Peru and Venezuela broke down, leading to the elections of outsider Alberto Fujimori and anti-party populist Hugo Chavez. Focusing on these two cases, this book explores the causes of systemic collapse. To date, scholars have pointed to... more...