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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 35.00
This book starts out from the deep concern with contemporary tendencies towards depoliticisation of public issues and popular interests and makes a case for rethinking more democratic popular representation. It outlines a framework for popular representation, examines key issues and experiences and provides a policy-oriented conclusion. more...
- Dundurn 1991; US$ 7.99
In this timely book, Patrick Boyer examines the important role that direct democracy ? through the occasional use of referendums, plebiscites, and initiatives ? can play in concert with our existing institutions of representative democracy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 125.00
This book explores new forms of private, mutual municipal, public-private and 'reverse' state funding of public investments, co-payments and shared contributions, vouchers, and pooled public risk-financing. It includes case studies taken from the Nordic countries, UK, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and South Korea. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68
This book provides guidance to government policy makers on making public-private partnerships in infrastructure successful. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This volume focuses on progressivism's conceptions of democracy. The analysis is interdisciplinary, beginning with a broad-ranging history of working- and middle-class culture in America, and grounded in American pragmatism, with the educator and philosopher, John Dewey, as its central "character." Schutz demonstrates that progressive ideas of democracy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The existence of noticeable 'unified' parties is central to the theory and practice of democracy in general, and to parliamentary democracy in particular. However, legislative studies scholars have good reason to cease treating parties as monolithic, unitary actors, for they evidently are not. The first step in this direction is to ask why one of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95
Empirical research that describes ways to best handle social problems concerning families Leading authorities? studies show that from the effects of globalization many social and family problems and their solutions tend to be similar in nations world-wide. Families and Social Policy: National and International Perspectives explores the latest research... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97
This book explores how governmental elites understand the Westminster systems of Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. It concludes that Westminster is a flexible family of ideas that is useful for many purposes and survives and, even thrives, because of its varied uses to elite actors. more...