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  • Evolution of the British Party Systemby Robert C. Self

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    By the end of the nineteenth century, reform and development of the British electoral system had inaugurated a new style of mass politics which fundamentally transformed the face of the British party system. This book traces the evolution of recognisably modern parties from their roots in the 1880s through half a century of dramatic change in organisational... more...

  • Gladstone, Disraeli and Later Victorian Politicsby Paul Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    A major new edition of this introductory survey of the two main political parties, from the rise of the Liberal Party under Gladstone until the period of Conservative domination under Salisbury in the late nineteenth century. As well as assessing the impact of major political landmarks such as the Great Reform Acts, it also describes the nineteenth... more...

  • Who Voted for Hitler?by Richard F. Hamilton

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 88.50

    Challenging the traditional belief that Hitler's supporters were largely from the lower middle class, Richard F. Hamilton analyzes Nazi electoral successes by turning to previously untapped sources--urban voting records. This examination of data from a series of elections in fourteen of the largest German cities shows that in most of them the vote... more...

  • Paradoxes of Liberal Democracyby Paul M. Sniderman; Michael Bang Petersen; Rune Slothuus; Rune Stubager

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In 2005, twelve cartoons mocking the prophet Mohammed appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten , igniting a political firestorm over demands by some Muslims that the claims of their religious faith take precedence over freedom of expression. Given the explosive reaction from Middle Eastern governments, Muslim clerics, and some Danish politicians,... more...

  • Extreme Right in Scandinaviaby Anders Widfeldt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book provides an up-to-date account of extreme right parties in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It seeks to explain why these parties have grown in support, and in Denmark and Norway reached positions of direct political influence. Following an analytical framework, in which explanatory factors on the demand- as well as supply-sides are identified,... more...

  • Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-Catcherby Ike Matthews

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Today, many city-dwellers regard rats as an unavoidable nuisance, but in nineteenth-century England, they were a far more dangerous and pervasive problem. This fascinating volume, penned by one of the UK's foremost rat exterminators, is a cross between a how-to manual and an autobiography. Those with an interest in the dark underbelly of Victorian... more...

  • The EU?s Government of Industriesby Bernard Jullien; Andy Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    To what extent is business activity governed at a European scale? Since the advent of the recent economic crisis, the EU?s choices about the euro, debt ratios and interest rates have caught the headlines and highlighted the importance of EU decision-making arenas. However, these macro-economic events actually tell us only part of the story about the... more...

  • Das System Metternichby Alexandra Bleyer

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 17.26

    Nach dem Sieg über Napoleon galt es, Europa auf ein neues Fundament zu stellen. Auf dem Wiener Kongress 1814/15 nahm der österreichische Außenminister Metternich die Zügel der europäischen Politik in die Hand. Ein Gleichgewicht der Großmächte sollte die politische Stabilität sichern. Doch die territorialen Ansprüche der einstigen Alliierten und der... more...

  • Europe, The State & Globalisationby Simon Sweeney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Europe, the State and Globalisation explores the interplay between the state and state sovereignty, nationalism, European integration and globalisation. It provides essential foundations in all these areas, while using stimulating arguments to prompt discussion and provoke interest in the relationships between these processes. Throughout, Europe,... more...

  • Partizipation im Wandelby Bertelsmann Stiftung; Staatsministerium Baden-Württemberg

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 35.27

    Politische Partizipation ist ein zentrales Wesensmerkmal von Demokratien. Neben den traditionellen Partizipationsformen wie der Stimmabgabe bei Wahlen haben neuere Formen in den letzten Jahren zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen. Bürger nehmen heute ebenso durch dialogorientierte und direktdemokratische Verfahren, wie Bürgerforen oder Bürgerentscheide,... more...