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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
This book provides a systematic and comparative account of the rise of ?new challenger parties? across Western Europe. It analyses how parties that challenge the conventional party system by addressing issues neglected by existing parties can succeed and fail. Systematically comparing 229 elections since 1950 across 15 European democracies, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book examines political party system change from a party-centric perspective and assesses how, and to what extent, established political parties in western Europe can maintain their dominant positions. Parties are increasingly competing in a changeable environment and this book assesses the ways in which political parties have tried to adapt... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Why are regional nationalisms threatening the old nations? This book explores examples such as why Scotland might become independent, why Wales wants more autonomy, and why Catalonia emphasizes its distinctive language and institutions but does not want separation from Spain. Stateless Nations explores the historical roots of modern nationalisms.... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00
This book offers a new approach to the study of European democracy showing how this has developed through key episodes in the long history of the process: precursors in the Low Countries; the founding of British parliamentary then American federal democracy; post-revolutionary France; post-war Germany; the European Parliament. It examines the significance... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 67.00
Citizenship, Work and Welfare analyses changing definitions of citizenship, particularly in relation to work, in 19th and 20th-century Britain. It traces the debates about the responsibilities of government and the entitlements and obligations of individuals that developed in response to the social and economic problems of industrialization. It shows... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 78.00
Since 1945 the Nuffield series of election histories have become an indispensable part of the political scene. The latest work follows tradition in providing an authoritative account of the 1992 election. The historical background, the party preparations, the national and local campaigns, the polls, the media coverage and the results are thoroughly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
The dialogue conducted via the press, television, advertising and the opinion polls beween politicians and the people in the 1997 campaign and its run-up is analyzed here. Special attention is paid to the innovations and changes that marked the 1997 campaign. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Presenting a detailed explanation of party politics in the European Union, this new book uses the Party of European Socialists (PES) as a key case study, and tests the relevance of existing theoretical work on the meaning, significance, and prospects for realising other ?Europarties?. This analysis operates from the assumption that the PES?s main... more...