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  • The Culture of Vengeance and the Fate of American Justiceby Terry K. Aladjem

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    America is driven by vengeance in Aladjem's timely analysis, and the fate of democratic justice hangs in the balance. more...

  • Taxation and the Financial Crisisby Julian S. Alworth; Giampaolo Arachi

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    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...

  • Constitutionalism and Political Reconstructionby Saïd Amir Arjomand

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    This book offers a unique interdisciplinary comparison of the dominant trends in constitutional developments and legal change across different regions of the world in the last half century, bringing together the constitution-making of the post-colonial era with the post-communist political reconstruction and globalization of constitutionalism. more...

  • 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...

  • Democratic Politics and Party Competitionby Judith Bara; Albert Weale

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new book introduces innovative research on democracy from the leading Comparative Manifestos Project (CMP). It details the key achievements of the project to date, illustrates how its findings may be applied, lays out the future challenges it faces and examines how the field as a whole can advance. It also presents a special assessment of the... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 35.87

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

  • Vetospieler in der Policy-Forschungby Florian Blank

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 27.44

    Das ursprünglich für die vergleichende Demokratieforschung entwickelte Vetospieler-Theorem von George Tsebelis hat auch in die Policy-Forschung Eingang gefunden. Die in diesem Band versammelten Beiträge wenden die Überlegungen Tsebelis? in Analysen politischer Entscheidungsprozesse in verschiedenen Politikfeldern an und diskutieren theoretische Aspekte... more...

  • Divided Koreaby Roland Bleiker

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 27.95

    Roland Bleiker suggests profound structural problems within and between the two Koreas that have not been acknowledged until now. Expanding the discussion beyond geopolitics and ideology, Bleiker places peninsular tensions in the context of a struggle over competing forms of Korean identity. Divided Korea examines both domestic and international attitudes... more...

  • Parliamentary Roles in Modern Legislaturesby Magnus Blomgren; Olivier Rozenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book gathers the most influential authors on role research and legislative studies to examine the different roles that MPs are playing in modern-day legislatures. It provides a comprehensive and critical overview of current research on legislative roles, summarises previous research, presents a large variety of methodological approaches and also... more...

  • The Political Class in Advanced Democraciesby Jens Borchert; Jürgen Zeiss

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 214.99 US$ 184.89

    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...