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- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59
The book examines how the European Union profoundly penetrates the domestic branch of executive government. The author explores the accumulated organizational capacities and the every-day decision-making dynamics inside three key institutions: the European Commission, EU-level agencies, and EU committees. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 43.00
The Conservatives under David Cameron provides the first and definitive analysis of the development of 'New Conservative' ideology and policy during the tenure of David Cameron, identifying both continuity and change, and evaluating the party's fitness to govern. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Why does the EU deal with some issues but not others? This is the central question of this book dedicated to agenda-setting processes in the EU. Through a comparison of EU and US policy agendas and the analysis of four case studies in environmental and health policy, this book offers a new understanding of how policy issues come onto the EU agenda. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
This book examines in depth the impact of the EU on aspects of the quality of democracy in eight selected post-communist countries. Considering both the political and legal aspects of the dynamics among institutions and focussing on inter-institutional accountability, the book analyses how constitutional designs have been effectively implemented to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
This book uses elections as a vehicle to explain the unanticipated outcomes of post-Soviet politics. It assesses how the behavior of voters, candidates and government officials is influenced by the Soviet legacy and rational calculations of self-interest and is the first to address elections across post-Soviet space. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 40.00
Many countries around the world have introduced systems of asset declarations for public officials in order to prevent corruption. These systems vary greatly from country to country. The impact of such systems on the actual level of corruption is not well known. This study provides a systematic analysis of the existing practice in the area of asset... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 74.90
A clear guide to current EU institutions, practices, and policies, this is also an informed insider's account of how they have emerged in their present form, with clues on future change. The mixture of analysis and history, description and prescription, works well, because the author has had a ringside seat, but retains a cool Nordic non-partisan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 50.00
'New' Labour was defined in part by wide-ranging reforms to the party's internal democracy. These included changes to how candidates and leaders are selected, changes to policy making processes, and a programme of 'quotas' that transformed women's representation in the party. In the first book to analyse all these reforms in depth Meg Russell asks... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.59
SPD und Labour Party haben sich in der letzten Dekade grundlegend gewandelt. Die klassische Sozialdemokratie erkannte die Märkte an, wollte aber das Soziale vor den Mühlen des Marktes auf Distanz halten. Sie zweifelte an den Fähigkeiten des Marktes, soziale Gerechtigkeit und gesellschaftlichen Ausgleich zu garantieren. Deshalb wollte man seine Macht... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 42.99
Vorwort Mit der Bundestagswahl von 2005 ist das deutsche Parteiensystem endgültig zu einem ?fluiden? Fünfparteiensystem mit fünf relevanten Parteien im Bundestag und einer offenen Wettbewerbssituation sowohl zwischen den beiden Großp- teien als auch zwischen den drei kleineren Parteien geworden. Der strukturelle Wandel hat eine neue Koalitionsarithmetik... more...