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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
Historically, Nicaragua has been mired in poverty and political conflict, yet the country has become a model for the successful emergence of democracy in a developing nation. Learning Democracy tells the story of how Nicaragua overcame an authoritarian government and American interventionism by engaging in an electoral revolution that solidified... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 27.95
A clear and balanced presentation of the dilemmas associated with each of the four nations. A skillful cultural framework is provided in the first chapter, which serves as an overview. Foreign Affairs ||A fine study. Anderson's reputation as a scholar and a Latin Americanist will be enhanced when this study has time to make its imprint. American... more...
- Dundurn 1985; US$ 16.99
A revised and greatly expanded edition of this important and long out of print reference book on Upper Canada to 1841. Similar in format to a A Handbood of British Chronology , this work is a listing of all legislative councillors, and assemblymen, all officials, dates of all parliaments, and judges and court officials. It gives as well, a complete... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
This is a story about governance in Mexico after the labor and environmental accords?called "side agreements"?that accompanied the NAFTA treaty went into effect. These side agreements required member states to uphold and enforce their labor and environmental laws; though never codified, it was widely accepted that Mexico, in particular, had a problem... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Argues that autonomous agencies are not the result of a systematic design, but are produced by the interactions of political and bureaucratic forces. The case studies illustrate how political struggles between politicians and bureaucrats can create a muddle of agencies that lack coherence and are subject to conflicting levels of political control. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 29.25
En quoi et pourquoi la vie politique du Canada se distingue-t-elle? Telle est la question posée dans ce livre qui décrit les particularités de la vie politique du deuxième plus vaste pays du monde. En scrutant la vie politique au Canada, l'auteur examine le fonctionnement des institutions représentatives, le fédéralisme,... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 48.75
Quel portrait du gouvernement fédéral canadien peut-on dresser aujourdhui? Comment est-il perçu des Québécois? Robert Bernier et ses collaborateurs ont entrepris de décrire cet espace canadien dans lequel nous évoluons, touchant aux sphères du commerce et de léconomie jusquaux affaires... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00
Canada and Québec are presented in historical comparative context as examples of how neoliberal states achieve global political economic integration while relying on cultural legitimation to maintain social policies working to mitigate social changes resulting from increased global integration. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant Colonel who stormed the presidential palace in a bloody... more...