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  • You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can't Make Him Thinkby Kinky Friedman

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 10.99

    And Kinky Said Unto the People: Why the Hell Not? So the good people of Texas weren't able to get the Kinkster into the Governor's Mansion in 2006. It was a solid race, and he fought the good fight. Getting on the ballot as an independent -- a feat that had not been achieved in over a century -- was a victory in itself. And with ideas like... more...

  • The Federalist Papers and the New Institutionalismby Bernard Grofman

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 48.00

    The Madisonian approach to institutional design, as set forth in The Federalist Papers, is examined from the point of view of leading theorists of the "public choice" school who see themselves as the political heirs of that earlier legacy.Bernard Grofman taught a course on representation in which the readings included both the Federalist... more...

  • Voting and Elections the World Overby Rita J. Simon; Vassia Gueorguieva

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 82.99

    Voting and Elections the World Over examines the electoral process across twenty-two countries. The book is a quick reference source for information about the major issues to consider when analyzing elections and their administration across nations: type of electoral system; who administers elections; elected offices; suffrage; the voting process;... more...

  • Thuis voelen in de buurtby Peter Van der Graaf; Jan Willem Duyvendak

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Bij het transformeren van probleemwijken naar prachtwijken is veel aandacht voor de fysieke, de sociale en de economische aspecten van achterstand. Maar weinig is bekend over de relatie tussen achterstand en emotionele binding: wat zijn de effecten van de stedelijke vernieuwing op het thuisgevoel van deze bewoners? Dat staat centraal in dit onderzoek... more...

  • Innovative Governments: Creative Approaches to Local Problemsby Douglas Watson

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 64.00

    Due to state and federally mandated programs, local governments are increasingly resorting to innovative and alternative means of performing their functions because taxpayers are becoming more resistant to tax increases. Certain conditions need to exist for governmental innovation to be possible. This work explores these situations, using case studies... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 61.00

    This review of Iceland's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation.†The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data. more...

  • Political Handbook of the World 2010by Arthur Banks; Thomas C. Muller; William R. Overstreet

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2010; US$ 315.00

    More coverage, more depth - at a price you can't beat. No other resource matches the timely, thorough, and accurate political information provided by CQ Press' best-selling "Political Handbook of the World". With more in-depth coverage of current political controversies than any other reference guide, "Political Handbook of the... more...

  • Contemporary European Politicsby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    In this important new introductory textbook, Josť Magone provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to contemporary European politics. The unification of the European continent since the Fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the collapse of communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe has changed the nature of European politics. This... more...

  • Just Trust Usby J. Patrick Boyer

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99

    J. Patrick Boyer draws together new patterns that help explain why Canadians who care deeply about our country nevertheless feel perplexed, angered, and even embarrassed by the way we now govern ourselves. Since the late 1700s "representative government" has been part of our Canadian birthright, and since the 1800s "responsible government" has... more...

  • Cyprus Referendumby Chrysostomos Pericleous

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The Cyprus referendum of 2004 was a definitive moment in the recent history of Cyprus. The island?s future hung in the balance - specifically the fate of the controversial Annan Plan, which proposed the creation of a single United Cyprus Republic with two constituent states. Accepted by the Turkish side but rejected by Greek Cypriots, the Plan was... more...