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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The quality and nature of local government varies widely between countries. This introductory text looks at the workings of local government in England and Wales, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Canada and the USA. The chapters have a similar format so the student has a framework for systematic comparisons of the different case studies and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
This student text brings together and discusses different principles and ideas that are used in the description of policy making and administration in Britain. These include Collective Responsibility, Individual Ministerial Responsibility, Arms Lenght Control, Organisation by Function, Judicial Review of Administration. The problem for those advancing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
This student mainstay continues to be organised around constitutional themes, with new material on local elections, the politics of the centre and the limits of state power. Essential for all introductory students of British politics and current affairs. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
This book is unique as the only book on the Portuguese parliament in English. The Portuguese parliament is a valuable case study to understand the different stages of development of a newly democratic parliament. From Legislation to Legitimation shows that, as democracy developed, the role of the Portuguese parliament changed considerably. Whereas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
This textbook offers a fresh approach to the study of comparative politics and public policy. Instead of concentrating on why countries differ, Learning From Comparative Public Policy explores how countries can learn from each other about the success and failure of policy initiatives. With its theory and practise focus, the lively narrative analyzes... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 24.95
An array of leading Democrats, Republicans, and independent thinkers provide a road map for America?s political future. America is at a turning point. For the first time in history, the United States is the world?s lone superpower?in Andrew Cuomo?s words, ?both the tamer and target of an unstable world.? New technology and the omnipresent media... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Under the impact of accelerated globalization, transnational integration and international security concerns, the geopolitics of Europe's borders and border regions has become an area of critical interest. The progressive enlargement of the EU has positioned its borders at the heart of recent discussions on the changing nature of the EU, the meaning... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 7.99
From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America --first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
The European Union - a supranational system with its own institutional characteristics and autonomy - has a structure and functional logic which are more similar to those of the US than those of European nation states. Yet, by and large, the EU and the US tend to be analyzed more as potential geopolitical and economic rivals or allies than compared... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.50
This is an annual register of core political data covering the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. This yearbook constitutes an important time series of data on Irish politics that includes members of governments, state of the parties in parliament, parliamentary committees and all election results. more...