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  • Der Wert der parlamentarischen Repräsentationby Suzanne S. Schüttemeyer; Edzard Schmidt-Jortzig

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 41.26

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  • Interessengruppen und Parlamenteby Thomas von Winter; Julia von Blumenthal

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    Der Band thematisiert das in vielerlei Hinsicht spannungsreiche und auch demokratietheoretisch heikle Zusammentreffen der territorialen mit der funktionalen Repräsentation, das sich in vielfältigen Formen institutionalisierter und informeller Kontakte zwischen Interessengruppen und Parlamentariern äußert. Die Beiträge setzen sich zum Ziel, Formen und... 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; Not Available

    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...

  • Governments around the World: From Democracies to Theocraciesby Fred Shelley

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Political systems around the world can be a confusing subject. Why does England have both a monarchy and a prime minister? How does a federal republic differ from a federation and a republic? How is China a communist state without a dictator? And how is the United Nations managed? Governments around the World: From Democracies to Theocracies examines... more...

  • Die Regeln der Geschäftsordnungby Hermann Meier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Gremien, Konferenzen und Versammlungen werden Entscheidungen erarbeitet, Beschlüsse gefasst und Repräsentanten gewählt. Anhand der Standard-Tagesordnung eines Vereins wird gezeigt, nach welchen Regeln das korrekt abläuft und worauf man zu achten hat ? als Teilnehmer oder als Leiter. more...

  • Private Organisations in Global Politicsby Karsten Ronit; Volker Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Private Organisation in Global Politics is a groundbreaking study which brings together a broad range of case-studies to examine the role and character of private organisations in the process of political globalization. Focusing on areas such as human rights organisations, the international women's movement and the combating of disease, the panel... more...

  • The New Institutional Politicsby Svante Ersson; Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    The New Institutional Politics is a comparative study of the impact of political institutions upon outcomes, and covers some of the major themes in the new institutionalism. It looks at how various democratic institutions like Konkordanzdemokratie or corporatism promote better outcomes than Westminster institutions. The evaluation of the performance... more...

  • The Political Context of Collective Actionby Ricca Edmondson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00

    The study of social and popular movements continues to attract great interest, but little is known of political activity which takes place outside of traditional political structures. Tnis volume looks at informal political action which arises when conventional frameworks, such as those provided by welfare states, are in crisis or decline. At such... more...