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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2010; US$ 35.00
Soziale Ungleichheit fordert moderne Gesellschaften permanent heraus. Der Sozialstaat kann Ungleichheiten abbauen, aber auch verstetigen und sogar selbst erzeugen. Der vorliegende Band untersucht am Beispiel Deutschlands und Großbritanniens, wie diese Herausforderung in zwei unterschiedlich geprägten Sozialstaaten reflektiert und politisch aufgegriffen... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 35.00
Tucked between the larger commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia and overshadowed by the political maneuverings of its neighbor, Washington, D.C., Maryland has often been overlooked and neglected in studies of state governmental systems. With the publication of Maryland Politics and Government , the challenging demographic diversity, geographic... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 9.95
Times are changing. Instead of obsessing about what they?re against, progressives have begun to think about what they?re for?to prepare once again to play their role as agents of bold ideas and political and social transformation. Finding new confidence and imagination, they have begun to renew their political capital. The essays in this volume draw... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2005; US$ 14.95
Political parties and elections are increasingly political theatre, with real power hidden behind a smokescreen of propaganda, carefully manipulated cultural and religious wars, and voting rituals. But there is another kind of hidden power in America: the grassroots social movements working for progressive change. If the Democratic Party can ally with... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2000; US$ 8.99
Never before has so much money poured into a presidential campaign as flowed into the election of 2000. Jules Witcover, who has covered every election since 1952, here combines unparalleled knowledge about presidential politics with a scintillating, wise analysis of what's wrong with the way American presidents are chosen. He shows us, in memorable... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00
This book provides the first attempt to synthesise what is a pervasive phenomenon, and one that is mentioned tangentially in many political analyses, but nowhere receives the systematic and theoretical treatment that its significance to the working of 'democratic' political practice deserves. It will thus be a volume that should interest a range of... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
John E. McDonough affords a rare glimpse into the practice of state politics in this insider's account of the fascinating interface between political science and real-life politics. A member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for thirteen years and a skilled storyteller, McDonough eloquently weaves together stories of politics and policy... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.99
People on the right are furious. People on the left are livid. And the center isn?t holding. There is only one thing on which almost everyone agrees: there is something very wrong in Washington. The country is being run by pollsters. Few politicians are able to win the voters? trust. Blame abounds and personal responsibility is nowhere to be found.... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 149.00
Intended for students of policy science and analysts with policymaking responsibilities who want to understand how to solve social and ecological problems with an integrated systems approach. It describes a method - Social Fabric Matrix - that includes cultural values, social beliefs, and institutional rules, and identifies system feedback loops. more...