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  • Understanding Comparative Politicsby Mehran Kamrava

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and proposes a new framework for analysis. This is achieved... more...

  • Comparative Politicsby Paul W. Zagorski

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95

    Comparative Politics: Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World is an exciting new core text for introduction to comparative politics courses, focusing on the dynamics of politics: modernization, revolution, coups and democratization. Unlike other texts, Comparative Politics integrates thematic and extensive country-specific material... more...

  • Democracy at Largeby Boris Petric

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    An analysis of the transnationalization of politics in several societies concerned by programs of democracy promotion, the contributors to this book seek to understand how these new global norms and programs create forms of appropriation and resistance at the local level. more...

  • Direct Democracy in the United Statesby Shauna Reilly; Ryan M. Yonk

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals, expert contributors examine the true personalities,... more...

  • Public Policy and Higher Educationby Edward P. St. John; Nathan Daun-Barnett; Karen M. Moronski-Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Rather than arguing for a single approach, the authors examine how policymakers, administrators, and professors can inform and influence change using research-based evidence and consideration of political and historical values and beliefs. more...

  • Direct Democracy and Minority Rightsby Daniel C. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book conclusively demonstrates that direct democracy?institutions like the ballot initiative and the referendum?endangers the rights of minorities and perpetuates a tyranny of the majority. While advocates of direct democracy advocate that these institutions protect citizens from corrupt lawmakers beholden to special interests, Daniel Lewis?s... more...

  • Scotland Decidesby Hugh Bochel; David Denver; James Mitchell; Charles Pattie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Scotland has a parliament for the first time in almost 300 years, and this book is an account of how this came about. The authors trace the origins and history of the demand for home rule in Scotland, focusing particularly on developments following the failure of the first referendum on the issue in 1979, which culminated in a second referendum in... more...

  • Legislatures of Small Statesby Nicholas D J Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Über die drei Arten des rechtswissenschaftlichen Denkens.by Carl Schmitt

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 16.99

    Inhaltsverzeichnis I. Unterscheidung der juristischen Denkarten Regeln- oder Gesetzesdenken (Normativismus) und konkretes Ordnungsdenken - Entscheidungsdenken (Dezisionismus) - Der juristische Positivismus des 19. Jahrhunderts als Verbindung von Entscheidungs- und Gesetzesdenken (Dezisionismus und Normativismus) II. Einordnung der juristischen... more...

  • Die geistesgeschichtliche Lage des heutigen Parlamentarismus.by Carl Schmitt

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 16.99

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Einleitung I. Demokratie und Parlamentarismus II. Die Prinzipien des Parlamentarismus III. Die Diktatur im marxistischen Denken IV. Irrationalistische Theorien unmittelbarer Gewaltanwendung more...