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  • Southern European Parliaments in Democracyby Cristina Leston-Bandeira

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Southern European Parliaments in Democracy áanalyses the development of the parliaments of Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey since the mid-1980s. This book considers the challenges of the transition to democracy andáoutlines how the Parliaments of Southern Europe have adapted to the pressures of a democratic polity. Its focus is an assessment... more...

  • The Regional Dimension of the European Unionby Charlie Jeffery

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Decision-making within the EU has moved to a third (regional) level of government emerging in the EU policy process alongside the first (Union) and second (member state) levels. Multi-level governance can increasingly be identified. These papers describe and analyse this third level. more...

  • The Silent Revolutionby Ronald Inglehart

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 72.00 US$ 57.60

    This book contends that beneath the frenzied activism of the sixties and the seeming quiescence of the seventies, a "silent revolution" has been occurring that is gradually but fundamentally changing political life throughout the Western world. Ronald Inglehart focuses on two aspects of this revolution: a shift from an overwhelming emphasis on material... more...

  • Populists in Powerby Daniele Albertazzi; Duncan McDonnell

    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...

  • Ethical Citizenshipby Thom Brooks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    In the first full length examination of the topic, Ethical Citizenship rediscovers a significant and distinctive contribution to how we might understand citizenship today. Leading international scholars bring together theory and practice to explore its historical roots, contemporary relevance and application to international politics. more...

  • Developments in Strategic and Public Managementby Paul Joyce; John Bryson; Marc Holzer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Through contemporary case studies of strategic management at work in the US and Europe, this collection shows that it can no longer be seen as a discipline for long term decisions but has become a central feature of the public sector. Individual chapters offer insights into strategic management capabilities at the national and sub-national level. more...

  • The Geography of English Politics (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)by R. J. Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This book illustrates the degree of variability in voting behaviour within social groups and suggests reasons for that variability. It reviews and critiques conventional analyses and presents statistical analyses of the geography of voting in England. The book reveals that substantial geographical variations exist in the widely-held generalisations,... more...

  • The Politicos Guide to the 2015 General Electionby Iain Dale; Greg Callus; Daniel Hamilton; Robert Waller

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 24.78

    As the 2015 general election looms on the horizon, the only thing anyone can seem to agree on is that it will be unpredictable, not least because, for the first time in our history, we are experiencing the brave new world of four-party politics. Here, in one volume, is everything you need to know about what is shaping up to be one of the most exciting... more...

  • Politics in Western Europe Todayby D. W. Urwin; W. E. Paterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Examining such issues as the welfare state, the politics of unemployment and government-industry relations, this work looks at the developments in western European politics up to and during the 1980s. more...

  • Populism in Western Europeby Teun Pauwels

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Despite the increasing academic interest in populism, we still lack understanding of individual factors contributing to populist voting. One of the main reasons for this is that populism is almost always attached to other ideologies which makes it difficult to isolate factors. This book draws on an innovative research design by comparing the reasons... more...