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  • A Problem Like Mariaby Maria Fyfe

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 18.95

    MariaFyfe'spolitical memoir tells the story of fourteen years in office from the point of view of an MP who did not always toe the party line. Here, she recounts some of the most significant moments of her political career, from the frustrating and infuriating to the rewarding, up until the bittersweet ending of her time in parliament in 2001.... more...

  • Understanding Comparative Politicsby Mehran Kamrava

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and proposes a new framework for analysis. This is achieved... more...

  • Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalismby Dawa Norbu

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    Nationalism in specific political systems combined with a theoretical framework that draws out its universal significance. Ten case studies from South Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Europe focus on local cultural factors. more...

  • Political Development Theoryby Richard Higgott

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    This book examines development theory from a political persepctive. It considers modernisation theory and public policy, as well as Marxism, the state, and the third world. more...

  • Comparative Politicsby Jeffrey Kopstein; Mark Lichbach

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 76.00

    An updated second edition, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate courses in comparative politics. more...

  • Spatial Models of Parliamentary Votingby Keith T. Poole

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    This book presents a simple geometric voting model for analyzing parliamentary roll call data. more...

  • Foundations for Local Governanceby Fumihiko Saito

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    Various forms of decentralization are recently pursued in the world, including developing countries. However, there has not been a coherent framework to access these intended outcomes generated by decentralization measures implemented in Asian and African countries. This book provides such a framework based on comparative analyses of different experiences... more...

  • For the Many or the Fewby John G. Matsusaka

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    Direct democracy is alive and well in the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives and referendums to take the law into their own hands, overriding their elected officials to set tax, expenditure, and social policies. John G. Matsusaka's For the Many or the Few provides the first even-handed and historically based treatment of... more...

  • Referendums and Representative Democracyby Maija Setšlš; Theo Schiller

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This volume analyses how the use of referendums affects the central functions and characteristics of representative democracy. It provides a balanced account of the interaction between referendums and representative institutions and actors, seeking to evaluate whether referendums supplement or undermine representative democracy. Considering both normative... more...

  • Decentralization in Client Countriesby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    The Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) assessed the effectiveness of Bank support for decentralization between fiscal 1990 and 2007 in 20 countries, seeking to inform the design and implementation of future support. Given the difficulties of measuring the results of decentralization, the evaluation used intermediate outcome indicators—such as... more...