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  • Significant Disabilityby Davis Martin

    Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 42.95

    This text will provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the issues that affect people with significant disabilities from a historical, policy, leadership, and systems perspective. The text will be particularly useful in either graduate or advanced undergraduate courses for prospective rehabilitation counselors, teachers, community mental... more...

  • The People's Mandateby J. Patrick Boyer

    Dundurn 1991; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • The Darling Diariesby Beth Slaney; Stan Darling

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 14.99

    A stalwart Tory, Stan Darling was a Member of Parliament for twenty-one years. In The Darling Diaries, he looks back on his career in politics, the places he has been, and some of the people he has met. more...

  • Innovations in Financing Public Servicesby Stephen J. Bailey; Pekka Valkama; Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

    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...

  • Democracy and Developmentby Axel Hadenius

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 28.00

    This book is a wide-ranging study of the meaning of democracy and the factors which determine its level. more...

  • Minderheitsregierungen in Deutschland: Zukunftsmodell oder nur eine Alternative ohne Realisierungsperspektiveby Mahir Tokatli

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 18.82

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit der Frage der Realisierung von Minderheitsregierungen in Deutschland. In der Literatur wird diese Form der Regierungsbildung oft das "Skandinavische Modell" genannt, doch beschränkt sich das "Phänomen" nicht allein auf den skandinavischen Raum. Ganz im Gegenteil: Verschiedene Studien sind zu dem... more...

  • Social Class, Social Action, and Educationby Aaron Schutz

    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...

  • Cohesion and Discipline in Legislaturesby Reuven Y. Hazan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    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...

  • Krieg um die Erinnerungby Ljiljana Radonic

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 34.81

    Seit dem Zerfall Jugoslawiens tobt in den Nachfolgestaaten ein "Krieg um die Erinnerung". Ljiljana Radonic untersucht erstmals den Umgang mit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg und dem Holocaust in Kroatien seit 1990. Sie weist nach, dass nach dem Revisionismus der 1990er-Jahre eine Annäherung an europäische "Erinnerungsstandards" erfolgte,... more...

  • Families and Social Policyby Linda Haas

    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...