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  • Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption [3 volumes]by Amy Handlin

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 294.00

    An encyclopedia unlike any other, this work focuses on lobbying, corruption, and political influence in America to inspire readers to think critically about the U.S. government and to appreciate the opportunities of citizenship. more...

  • Inside Out India and Chinaby William Antholis

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    One third of humanity is governed by two capitals, New Delhi and Beijing. Increasingly, these two countries are being led not from the top down, but rather from the Inside Out. In 2014, India overwhelmingly elected Narendra Modi minister, a man who rose to national prominence as chief minister of Gujarat, India's fastest growing state. Likewise,... more...

  • Understanding Influenceby Thomas Waldman; Sultan Barakat; Andrea Varisco

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Despite the increasing volume of research on state building, the use and uptake of findings by those involved in policy-making remains largely under-examined. As such, the main themes running through this book relate to issues of research influence, use and uptake into policy. It grapples with problems associated with decision-making dynamics, knowledge... more...

  • Parties, Elections and Electoral Contestsby Marc Guinjoan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    According to the Duvergerian theories, in the long run, only viable parties are expected to stand for elections. Non-viable parties should join a pre-electoral coalition with another party or withdraw from competition entirely. Why then do non-viable political parties throughout the world systematically continue presenting candidates? This book argues... more...

  • Financing the 2012 Electionby David B. Magleby

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    The amount of money flowing through U.S. politics continues to astound. "While not all expenditures are reported," writes David Magleby, "our best estimate is that at least $8 billion was spent in the 2012 federal elections." In this essential volume, the latest in a quadrennial series dating back to 1960, Magleby and his colleagues reveal where all... more...

  • The Rise of the Labour Party 1880-1945by Paul Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.99

    This popular study covers two major topics: the formation of the Labour Party and its emergence as the main rival to the conservatives. This transformation of the British political scene has been accounted for in a variety of ways. Dr Adelman examines these explanations and concludes that while there is a consensus about the reasons for the creation... more...

  • The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998by Harry Harmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    A timely reference guide to the Labour Party which brings together the essential facts and figures about the Party since its foundation through to the 'New Labour' of the 1990's. It is the essential reference book for anyone wanting reliable information on the Labour Party. more...

  • Policy & Management British Civil Servicby Geoffrey K. Fry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Developing British Political Systemby Ian Budge; David McKay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Age of Anxiety, Theby Mark Galeotti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The geography of Russia -- vast, unwieldy, exposed -- and her tragic history of foreign invasion have created an overriding sense of military vulnerability amongst her leaders that, after the horrors of the Second World War, amounted almost to paranoia. This important study of the years since Brezhnev shows how this obsession with national security... more...