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  • Men Who Made Labourby Alan Haworth; Dianne Hayter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.00

    Celebrating the centenary of the Parliamentary Labour Party, this fascinating book commemorates the twenty-nine founding Labour MPs elected in 1906, including Labour?s first Prime Minister, first Chancellor of the Exchequer, first Minister of Labour, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. With a foreword by Tony Blair, Men Who Made Labour focuses on... more...

  • Vom lokalen Korporatismus zum europaweiten Wohlfahrtsmarktby Tim Eyßell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Tim Eyßell analysiert die Governance der kommunalen Sozialpolitik am Beispiel von Kommunen, die im Rahmen des Ausbaus der sozialen Dienste, wie aktuell der Kindertagesbetreuung, auf unterschiedliche Weise Träger für neu zu gründende Einrichtungen suchen. Abhängig von örtlichen Traditionen und aktuellen Machtverteilungen variiert die Art der Trägerwahl... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutionsby Jennifer Gandhi; Rubén Ruiz-Rufino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions (HCPI) is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to our accumulated knowledge and the cutting edge of scholarship about political institutions in the comparative context. It differs from existing handbooks in that it focuses squarely on institutions but also discusses how they... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Polisby Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Evangelia Petridou; Lee Miles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    In this volume, as is reflected in the book title, the editors make the conscious choice to use ‘political’ as the umbrella modifier for all entrepreneurship which takes place in the polis. The editors and contributors fill a lacuna in the political science literature by conceptually enhancing the term ‘political entrepreneurship’... more...

  • Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative Viewby David M. Olson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This text summarizes the research on, and experiences of, democratic legislatures around the world. It focuses on what legislatures are and what they do - as both consequence of and contributor to democratic self-government. more...

  • Political Marketing: Theoretical and Strategic Foundationsby Wojciech Cwalina; Andrzej Falkowski; Bruce I. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This is the first integrated theory-to-practice text on marketing's role in the political process. It more...

  • The Language of Public Administrationby David John Farmer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Coping with the practical problems of bureaucracy is hampered by the limited self-conception and the constricted mindsets of mainstream public administration thinking. Modernist public administration theory, although valuable and capable of producing ever more remarkable results, is limiting as an explanatory and catalytic force in resolving fundamental... more...

  • Democracy in Practiceby Shirin M. Rai; Rachel Johnson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection makes a compelling case for the importance of studying ceremony and ritual in deepening our understanding of modern democratic parliaments. It reveals through rich case studies that modes of behaviour, the negotiation of political and physical spaces and the creation of specific institutional cultures, underpin democracy in practice... more...

  • 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...

  • Interessengruppen und Parlamenteby Thomas von Winter; Julia von Blumenthal

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der Band thematisiert das in vielerlei Hinsicht spannungsreiche und auch demokratietheoretisch heikle Zusammentreffen der territorialen mit der funktionalen Reprasentation, das sich in vielfaltigen Formen institutionalisierter und informeller Kontakte zwischen Interessengruppen und Parlamentariern außert. Die Beitrage setzen sich zum Ziel, Formen und... more...