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  • Agents of the Peopleby Pasi Ihalainen

    BRILL 2010; US$ 191.00

    Analysing parliamentary references to the people, this book provides a more nuanced interpretation of eighteenth-century re-evaluations of democracy. It shows how interaction between parliamentarians and the public sphere in different political cultures produced more modern conceptions of the legitimacy of political power. more...

  • The Almanac of British Politicsby Robert Waller; Byron Criddle

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 92.95

    The latest edition of The Almanac of British Politics has been thoroughly revised and updated to include full details of the new constituencies following the comprehensive boundary changes which will come into force throughout the United Kingdom at the next election. It has firmly established itself as the definitive guide to the electoral map of... more...

  • Arabic Administration in Norman Sicilyby Jeremy Johns

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 52.00

    A comprehensive 2002 account of the Arabic administration of Norman Sicily. more...

  • Berlusconi's Italyby Michael E. Shin; John A. Agnew

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 26.95

    Berlusconi's Italy provides a fresh, thoroughly-informed account of how Italy's richest man came to be its political leader. Without dismissing the importance of personalities and political parties, it emphasizes the significance of changes in voting behaviors that led to the rise-and eventual fall-of Silvio Berlusconi, the millionaire media baron... more...

  • The Challenge of Coalition Governmentby Nicolò Conti; Francesco Marangoni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Since the advent of the Second Republic in Italy in the mid-1990s, a new generation of politicians has announced a shift in the system toward greater governmental leadership, policy innovation, government accountability and responsiveness to the citizens. Yet in recent years government has experienced frequent crises and deadlocks, policy blockades... more...

  • Constructing Democracy in Southern Europeby Lauren M. McLaren

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new democracy; however they represent a wide array of democratization... more...

  • Crisis and Transition in Italian Politicsby Martin Bull; Martin Rhodes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Since 1989 Italian politics has witnessed changes that have placed it under an international spotlight. This analysis looks at this period of Italian politics through the prism of the changes of the early 1990s. more...

  • Das italienische Parteiensystem im Wandelby Isabel Kneisler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    Der Wandlungsprozess des italienischen Parteiensystems gehört zu den spektakulärsten und interessantesten in ganz Europa. Knapp 20 Jahre nach seinem vollständigen Zusammenbruch erscheint das italienische Parteiensystem als Synonym für Chaos, Instabilität und Skandale. Doch ist im politischen System Italiens wenig so, wie es auf den ersten Blick erscheint.... more...

  • Die Macht der Parlamenteby Martin Sebaldt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die Macht der Parlamente ist ein paradoxes Phänomen: Wo Volksvertretungen an einer Stelle Potential gewinnen, verlieren sie es oft zugleich an einer anderen. Das jüngst gewä- te Europäische Parlament ist dafür beispielhaft: Noch nie war es im Gesetzgebungsprozess der EU so einflussreich wie heute, und mit dem Inkrafttreten des Vertrags von Lissabon... more...

  • Elizabethan Parliaments 1559-1601by Michael A.R. Graves; Roger Lockyer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    Michael Graves provides a clear summary of conflicting interpretations of Elizabethan parliaments and presents a new perspective, striking a balance between business and politics. more...