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- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.99
In the months following disgraced ex-President Alberto Fujimori's flight to Japan, Peru had a political crisis on its hands. The newly elected government that came together in mid-2001 faced a skeptical and suspicious public, with no magic bullet for achieving legitimacy. Many argued that the future of democracy was at stake, and that the government's... more...
- OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 214.99
This is the first comprehensive overview of professional politicians in democratic countries in Europe and North America. On a country by country basis it provides up-to-date information on when and how politicians became professionals in their own right, on the kind of institution they operate in, on typical career paths, incomes, and recent reform... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 24.10
Wie konnte das "Jahrhundert der Erbfeindschaft? nach weniger als zwanzig Jahren in die Gründung des Deutsch-Französischen Jugendwerkes münden? Jacqueline Plum untersucht die Rolle der besatzungspolitischen Akteure bei dieser Entwicklung. Es wird deutlich, dass die französische Jugend- und Umerziehungspolitik u. a. zur Initiierung des internationalen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Explores the need for political science to pay more attention to complex interactions involving politically relevant groups. Distinguished contributors report on data from around the world and at different levels of political decision making ? from 'below the radar' in local communities to global negations at the World Trade Organization. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 99.99
This book examines how tax policies contributed to the financial crisis; whether taxation can play a role in the reform efforts to establish a sounder and safer financial system; and the pros and cons of various tax initiatives. more...
- Easton Studio Press, LLC 2012; US$ 2.99
Lobbyist, White House Lawyer, and Senate Aide on the Power of America?s Plutocracy to Avoid Prosecution and Subvert Financial Reform Beginning in January 2009, THE PAYOFF lays bare Washington?s culture of power and plutocracy. It?s the story of the twenty-month struggle by Senator Ted Kaufman and Jeff Connaughton, his chief of staff, to hold Wall... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Parliaments had been expected to decline in significance at the end of the 20th century, but instead they have developed new and vital political roles and have innovated their institutional structure in parliamentary committees, not only in a few parliaments, but as a global phenomenon. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
In recent years, international, inter-governmental entities have acknowledged the importance of civil society for engaging stakeholders in environmental change, especially at the local community level, and in promoting democracy. In Russia, efforts by NGOs to promote reform since the fall of the Soviet Union have been aimed at achieving both objectives.... more...