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  • Een tweede paspoortby Betty de Hart

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 49.50

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  • Scandinavian politics todayby David Arter

    Manchester University Press 1999; US$ 95.00

    This volume represents a study of contemporary politics and policy making in the five nation-states and three home rules territories of the Nordic region. Written by an expert in the field, its approach is systematically thematic and comparative. Chapters deal with current political science issues such as nation-building and state-building, as well... more...

  • Devolution in the United Kingdomby James Mitchell

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00

    This book explains devolution today in terms of the evolution of past structures of government in the component parts of the United Kingdom. It highlights the importance of the English dimension and the role that England’s territorial politics played in constitutional debates. Similarities and differences between how the components of the UK were... more...

  • The European Union and the accommodation of Basque difference in Spainby Angela K. Bourne

    Manchester University Press 2008; US$ 95.00

    How does the European Union affect devolution and nationalist conflict in member states? Does the EU reduce the scope of regional self-government or enhance it? Does it promote conflict or cooperation among territorial entities? These are pressing questions in Spanish politics, where devolution has been an important tool for managing nationalist disputes,... more...

  • Direct rule and the governance of Northern Irelandby Derek Birrell

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00

    This is the first comprehensive study of direct rule as the system of governance which operated in Northern Ireland for most of the period between 1972 and 2007. The major institutions of governance are described and examined in detail, including the often neglected sectors of the role of the Westminster parliament, the civil service, local government,... more...

  • A history of the Northern Ireland Labour Partyby Aaron Edwards

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00

    This book is the first definitive history of the Northern Ireland Labour Party (NILP), a unique political force which drew its support from Protestants and Catholics and became electorally viable despite deep-seated ethnic, religious and national divisions. Formed in 1924 and disbanded in 1987, the NILP succeeded in returning several of its members... more...

  • The extreme Right in Western Europeby Elizabeth Carter

    Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00

    Parties of the extreme Right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, however, and the considerable attention that the more successful Right-wing extremist parties have received has sometimes obscured the fact that these... more...

  • Offizielles Erinnern und die Situation der Sinti und Roma in Deutschlandby Gabi Meyer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 37.75

    Gabi Meyer untersucht den möglichen Zusammenhang von offiziellem Erinnern an begangenes Unrecht und der aktuellen sozialen Situation der Betroffenen und ihrer Nachfahren. Übten die Vorgänge im Deutschen Bundestag, die des nationalsozialistischen Völkermords an den Sinti und Roma gedachten, einen Einfluss auf deren Lebensbedingungen und die Wiedergutmachungspraxis... more...

  • Der Europarat und Russland 1992 ? 2006by Olaf Melzer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 50.02

    Der Europarat wurde als gesamt europäisch Organisation gegründet, wurde aber erst nach 1989 diesem Anspruch gerecht. Mit der Aufnahmen der MOEL ab 1989 und der Eröffnung des Aufnahmeprozesses der Russischen Föderation ab 1992 übernahm der Europarat mit der Förderung seiner Trias aus Demokratie, Rechtsstaatlichkeit und Menschenrechtsschutz die aus der... more...

  • Verwaltungsreformenby Lars Holtkamp

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 21.70

    Das Lehrbuch gibt einen aktuellen Überblick über Verwaltungsreformen in Deutschland. Warum Scheitern vielversprechende Verwaltungsreformen, wie das New Public Management, die Doppik oder die Bürgerhaushalte in nicht wenigen Kommunen und was kann angesichts dieser Umsetzungsprobleme positiv verändert werden, sind die zentralen Fragen der Analyse. Für... more...