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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country?s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal, particular democratic significance, and important ramifications... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 59.00
“Can Orentlicher be serious in calling for a plural executive? The answer is yes, and he presents thoughtful and challenging arguments responding to likely criticisms. Any readers who are other than completely complacent about the current state of American politics will have to admire Orentlicher’s distinctive audacity and to respond themselves... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
This book examines the foreign policy decisions of the presidents who presided over the most critical phases of America?s rise to world primacy in the twentieth century, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. Joseph Nye, who was ranked as one of Foreign Policy magazine?s 100 Top Global Thinkers, reveals how some presidents tried... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Presidents and their administrations since the 1960s have become increasingly active in environmental politics, despite their touted lack of expertise and their apparent frequent discomfort with the issue. In White House Politics and the Environment: Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush , Byron W. Daynes and Glen Sussman study the multitude... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.95
Diese Einführung in das politische System der Bundesrepublik schildert den Parlamentarismus, den Bundesstaat, die Parteien, die Gesetzgebung und die politische Verwaltung, die Praxis der Koalitionsregierung und das Verfassungsgericht. Das Buch wählt eine vergleichende Perspektive, um diese tragenden Strukturen des politischen Systems zu beleuchten.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
After a first series of policy responses to the 2008 - 09 crisis aimed at sustaining domestic demand through expansionary anti-crisis packages, most European governments - starting with Greece, Ireland, Bulgaria and Romania, and followed by many others - have since put in place a series of restrictive budgetary policies aimed at reducing their budget... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00
Campaigns to win the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations are longer, more complex, and more confusing to the observer than the general election itself. The maze of delegate-selection procedures includes state primaries and caucuses as well as the traditional "smoke-filled room." Complicated federal election laws govern campaign financing.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 23.99
As they have every four years since 1992, James W. Ceaser and Andrew E. Busch?joined in 2008 by John J. Pitney Jr.?once again provide the most comprehensive and authoritative account of the national election, including the presidential nomination process and election and congressional elections. As always Ceaser, Busch, and Pitney combine a concise... more...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
This collection of essays by Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr. shares the humorous, intriguing, and little-known or widely misunderstood aspects of the American presidency. Personality?of the most interesting presidents and of Boller himself?is an important theme throughout this collection. Boller's prose, distinct and inviting, causes the reader to see what... more...