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  • Krieg um die Erinnerungby Ljiljana Radonic

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 34.54

    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...

  • Comparing Westminsterby R. A.W. Rhodes; John Wanna; Patrick Weller

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 42.99

    This book explores how the governmental elites in Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa understand their Westminster system. It examines in detail four interrelated features of Westminster systems. Firstly, the increasing centralisation in collective, responsible cabinet government. Second, the constitutional convention of ministerial... more...

  • Disability, Policy and Professional Practiceby Jennifer L. Harris; Alan Roulstone

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 35.00

    Guides social work and social care students through working with disabled people. Unique in its aspirational, outcomes-focused approach. more...

  • Veto Playersby George Tsebelis

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 38.95

    Political scientists have long classified systems of government as parliamentary or presidential, two-party or multiparty, and so on. But such distinctions often fail to provide useful insights. For example, how are we to compare the United States, a presidential bicameral regime with two weak parties, to Denmark, a parliamentary unicameral regime... more...

  • Democracy in the Southby Brendan Howe; Vesselin Popovski; Mark Notaras

    United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Traditionally, studies on democracy have focused on the orthodox so-called Northern models of democratic governance, and within this framework, the extent to which Southern models are considered democratic. Democracy in the South is the first truly international collaboration that draws attention to the complex problems of democratic consolidation... more...

  • Uneducated Guessesby Howard Wainer

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    Uneducated Guesses challenges everything our policymakers thought they knew about education and education reform, from how to close the achievement gap in public schools to admission standards for top universities. In this explosive book, Howard Wainer uses statistical evidence to show why some of the most widely held beliefs in education... more...

  • Referendums and Democratic Governmentby Maija Setälä

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    Referendums and Democratic Government is the most systematic analysis of the referendum so far. The referendum phenomenon is approached from different perspectives: social choice theory, theories of democracy, a comparative study on 22 democracies, and in-depth case studies of Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland. The referendum is not a unitary phenomenon... more...

  • Auf dem Weg zu einer "Achse Berlin-London"? - Die deutsch-britischen Beziehungen im Rahmen der Europäischen Union unter Gerhard Schröder und Tony Blair (1998-2002)by Andreas N Ludwig

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit dem Amtsantritt Tony Blairs im Vereinigten Königreich 1997 und Gerhard Schröders in Deutschland 1998 scheint eine neue Ära in den deutsch-britischen Beziehungen anzubrechen. Politische Beobachter erwarten in dieser Zeit eine stärkere Zusammenarbeit beider Länder, besonders im Rahmen der Europäischen Union (EU). Es scheint als... more...

  • Regierungszentralenby Martin Florack; Timo Grunden

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    Bundeskanzleramt und Staatskanzleien gelten als ?Innenhöfe der Macht?, als Führungs- und Steuerungszentren von Bundes- und Landesregierungen. Doch dieser machtpolitische Status lässt sich nicht aus formalen Funktionen und Kompetenzen ableiten. Es ist Informalität, die aus einer Regierungskanzlei eine Regierungszentrale macht. Das Spannungsfeld zwischen... more...