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  • Legislatures of Small Statesby Nicholas D J Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comparative study of the legislatures of small nations, states and territories, to explore the extent to which size is a factor in how they function and fulfil the roles and responsibility of a legislature. Though the physical nature and environment of states is a neglected subject in political science research, this book examines... more...

  • Comparative Politicsby Howard J. Wiarda; Esther M. Skelley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 37.99

    Beginning with an introduction to the field of comparative politics, this clear and complete text moves on to explore new, innovative directions in the field. Leading scholar Howard J. Wiarda explores its main approaches, including political development, political culture, dependency theory, corporatism, indigenous theories of change, state-society... more...

  • Ältestenrat, Geschäftsordnungsausschuß und Überleitungsausschußby Michael F. Feldkamp

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 61.72

    Ältestenrat und Geschäftsordnungsausschuß des 1948/49 in Bonn tagenden Parlamentarischen Rates haben wesentlich zur Gestaltung des formalen Ablaufs der zahlreichen Debatten in den Ausschüssen und im Plenum beigetragen. Der Ältestenrat, das oberste Koordinationsgremium, entschied hinter verschlossenen Türen u.a. über die Art der Behandlung einzelner... more...

  • Einführung in die Comparative Politicsby Harald Barrios; Christoph H. Stefes

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 37.01

    Das Buch deckt in Kürze die wesentlichen Themengebiete im Bereich der Vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft/Vergleichenden Regierungslehre ab. more...

  • Theorien der Vergleichenden Regierungslehreby Gisela Riescher; Marcus Obrecht; Tobias Haas

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 31.39

    Über Jahrhunderte hinweg war der Vergleich politischer Systeme eine der wichtigsten Analyseformen der Politik. Auch heute ist der politikwissenschaftliche Vergleich sowohl als Theorie wie auch als Methode aktueller denn je. Dieses Buch bietet - kompakt und didaktisch hervorragend aufbereitet - eine Einführung in die Vergleichende Regierungslehre. Anhand... more...

  • Anglo-American Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 2)by Malcolm Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book describes the main characteristics of the British and American political systems. Whilst short, it is integrally comparative with the main emphasis on concepts. The result is a systematic and sustained Anglo-American political analysis. more...

  • The Organization of Political Interest Groupsby Darren R. Halpin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Interest groups form an important part of the development of political and social systems. This book goes beyond current literature in examining the survival and ?careers? of such groups beyond their formation. The author introduces the concept of organizational form and develops a framework to describe and evaluate organisations, and uncover how... more...

  • Lobbying Uncovered?by Lisa Moessing

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    To the public's eye, lobbying is still a highly obscure trade. Lobbyists are generally perceived to work behind closed doors in order to influence legislation—what really happens is unknown to the public. To make interest representatives more visible, both the European Union and the United States have developed mechanisms to register lobbyists. However,... more...

  • Vom lokalen Korporatismus zum europaweiten Wohlfahrtsmarktby Tim Eyßell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 28.31

    Tim Eyßell analysiert die Governance der kommunalen Sozialpolitik am Beispiel von Kommunen, die im Rahmen des Ausbaus der sozialen Dienste, wie aktuell der Kindertagesbetreuung, auf unterschiedliche Weise Träger für neu zu gründende Einrichtungen suchen. Abhängig von örtlichen Traditionen und aktuellen Machtverteilungen variiert die Art der Trägerwahl... more...

  • Politics: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby Peter Joyce

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 24.00

    Written by Dr Peter Joyce, who is Principal Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, Politics: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value... more...