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- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 15.99
?The laws of Smoke are complex. Not every lie will trigger it. A fleeting thought of evil may pass unseen; a fib, an excuse, a piece of flattery. Next thing you know its smell is in your nose. There is no more hateful smell in the world than the smell of Smoke.? England. A century ago, give or take a few years. An England where people who are... more...
Mehrheitsdemokratie versus Konsensdemokratie: Eine komparative Analyse der Demokratiemodelle von Argentinien, Brasilien, Chile und UruguayDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 18.75
Hauptbeschreibung Lateinamerikanische Demokratien gleichen einem Luxusliner: Die Gewinner können sich wie in einem Supermarkt bedienen, die große Mehrheit muss jedoch als Mannschaft das Schiff in Fahrt halten. Diese Aussage trifft der Politikwissenschaftler und Lateinamerikaexperte Detlef Nolte und beklagt damit den Mangel an Rechtstaatlichkeit und... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
The question of democracy in post-revolutionary Mexican society is key to Mexico's future. In this book, each chapter recounts an event or particular historical sequence that sheds light on the relation between culture and sovereign exceptionality. Each moment or sequence stages a relation to language. In these speech scenes there is a disagreement... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
This book examines Michael Manley?s government in Jamaica in the 1970s which featured an attempt to promote social and economic democracy on an egalitarian foundation. Many of his ideas have been revived in the early twenty-first century by the Occupy Movement, reflecting the continued relevance of his ideals and efforts. more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 24.99
Rocked by extremely public scandals at the highest levels of power, the Canadian Senate is an institution on the defensive. As the upper chamber starts to look more and more like a comfortable private club for has-beens, the real scandal is that the Senate exists at all. more...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 20.36
In this path-breaking book, Jeb Sprague investigates the dangerous world of right-wing paramilitarism in Haiti and its role in undermining the democratic aspirations of the Haitian people. Sprague focuses on the period beginning in 1990 with the rise of Haiti?s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and the right-wing movements... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This study explores the political participation levels of two major ethnic groups in Guyana, Indians and Africans. It is the first book on Guyana to empirically analyze to what extent the Guyanese society is divided along ethnic lines which feed into the political system, fostering the marginalization of the un/under-represented. Historical and contemporary... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99
Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit der Politik ökonomischer Reformen in jungen Demokratien. Aus der Perspektive neuerer Ansätze der Policy-Forschung (Akteurzentrierter Institutionalismus, Vetospieler-Theorem, Advocacy Coalitions Framework) erfolgt in Form konfigurativer Studien die empirische Analyse der Politik ökonomischer Reformen in Argentinien,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.99
This popular study covers two major topics: the formation of the Labour Party and its emergence as the main rival to the conservatives. This transformation of the British political scene has been accounted for in a variety of ways. Dr Adelman examines these explanations and concludes that while there is a consensus about the reasons for the creation... more...