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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The main area of sustained populist growth in recent decades has been Western Europe, where populist parties have not only endured longer than expected, but have increasingly begun to enter government. Focusing on three high-profile cases in Italy and Switzerland ? the Popolo della LibertÓ (PDL), Lega Nord (LN) and Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Understanding the formation of governments has always been central to political science. Traditionally this topic has been considered from a rational choice theory perspective and the empirical testing of these theories; however neither approach alone is able to explain a large proportion of actual coalition formations. This comparative volume brings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00
A Political and Economic Dictionary of Western Europe is an invaluable guide for those seeking clarification of terms, or a quick reference source. The range of entries is broad and encompasses the recent history and economy of each country of the region as well as political parties, geographical features, prominent individuals, international organizations... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95
Tracing the career of former Colonial Officer and European Administrator Keith Arrowsmith, this politically-charged memoir explores life in colonial India, Malaya, Singapore, Nigeria and Uganda. Examining the culture and society of Uganda before and after independence in 1962, and the beginnings of the European Union, in both Brussels and 1970s England,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This work examines political communications in British general elections. Like its predecessors it has a dual purpose: first, to make available the reflections of those who participated in it; and, second, to provide analysis of the media, the parties and public opinion polls in the campaign. 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 70.00
In an in-depth comparative analysis, Stefano Bartolini studies the history of socialism and working-class politics in Western Europe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 77.95
Democratic Institutions and Practices is the second study carried out under the Democratic Audit of the UK. This volume explores the formal institutions and processes of the liberal democratic state: including the executive, elections, parliament and the civil service. more...