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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vom lokalen Korporatismus zum europaweiten Wohlfahrtsmarktby Tim Eyßell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Interessengruppen und Parlamenteby Thomas von Winter; Julia von Blumenthal

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Push Back!by B. K. Eakman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    How many times have you had the unsettling experience of being treated as a troublemaker as soon as you question or raise an objection to a school policy, a textbook, a course of study, a new county regulation, or a community proposal? Every day, attendees of conferences, community forums, PTA meetings, and board meetings are made to feel uncomfortable... more...

  • Klaus von Beymeby Klaus von Beyme

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    Klaus von Beyme, a highly distinguished German political scientist, has been recognised as a ?Pioneer in the Study of Political Theory and Comparative Politics?. When he received the highly esteemed Mattei Dogan Award during the XXII World Congress of Political Science in Madrid on 12 July 2012, in his laudatio Rainer Eisfeld portrayed Klaus v. Beyme... more...