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- BRILL 2010; US$ 191.00
Analysing parliamentary references to the people, this book provides a more nuanced interpretation of eighteenth-century re-evaluations of democracy. It shows how interaction between parliamentarians and the public sphere in different political cultures produced more modern conceptions of the legitimacy of political power. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99
Der Wandlungsprozess des italienischen Parteiensystems gehört zu den spektakulärsten und interessantesten in ganz Europa. Knapp 20 Jahre nach seinem vollständigen Zusammenbruch erscheint das italienische Parteiensystem als Synonym für Chaos, Instabilität und Skandale. Doch ist im politischen System Italiens wenig so, wie es auf den ersten Blick erscheint.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This volume summarizes the key elements and main features of a subsidiarity-informed model of governance and outlines an analytical framework which can be applied to other subsidiarity-informed models of governance worldwide. more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 17.99
The village of Parliament has a colourful history of conflict, great oratory, wit and repartee, strange customs and larger-than-life characters, and this rich and entertaining miscellany embraces them all. On his enthralling textual tour, Robert Rogers, the Clerk of the House of Commons, looks not only at the memorable and often fiery politicians... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
The Labour government elected in 1997 pledged to reform the Westminster parliament by modernising the House of Commons and removing the hereditary peers from the House of Lords. Events have consequently demonstrated the deep controversy that accompanies such attempts at institutional reconfiguration, and have highlighted the shifting fault-lines in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 92.95
The latest edition of The Almanac of British Politics has been thoroughly revised and updated to include full details of the new constituencies following the comprehensive boundary changes which will come into force throughout the United Kingdom at the next election. It has firmly established itself as the definitive guide to the electoral map of... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
The inefficiency of the Italian judicial system has contributed to reduced investments, slow growth and a difficult business environment. The enforcement of civil and commercial claims suffers from excessive delays in court proceedings, resulting in a very large number of pending cases. The Italian authorities have over the years taken steps to remove... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
This excellent short survey looks at the workings of parliament under the first four Tudor monarchs. After an introductory first section which looks at parliament's medieval origins, the author then considers all aspects of early parliamentary history - including the historiography of the early Tudor parliaments, membership and attendance, the legislative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
Covers the momentous reforms in the British electoral system during the period from the Great Reform Act of 1832 to 1918 when women were given the vote. The study charts the series of Reform Acts right through the period, involving rather more attention to those important changes in the 1880s which are often underplayed. more...