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  • Russia as a Network Stateby Vadim Kononenko; Arkady Moshes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Discusses the ambiguous nature of the state in Russia, focusing on elite networks and their role in policy processes. This book examines the paradoxical dualism of state institutions and ruling networks, providing answers as to why some decisions are not implemented, and why the state exists despite the systemic inefficiency of its institutions. more...

  • The Limits of Transnationalismby Markus Thiel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Through the application of public opinion, interview, and print-media analyses, this book provides evidence that the state of transnational identification among citizens in the EU as a result of post-Maastricht integration measures had limited effects in the member states to the extent that national political cultures and mass media orientations are... more...

  • Representing Europe's Citizens?by David M. Farrell; Roger Scully

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 124.99

    The past 15 years have seen declining public support for European integration, and widespread suggestions that a legitimacy crisis faces the European Union (EU). Many in the EU have believed that this problem could be effectively tackled by vesting greater powers in the European Parliament (EP), the Union's only directly-elected institution. The... more...

  • New Labour at the Centreby Andrew Hindmoor

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 154.99

    Taking as its starting-point Anthony Downs' seminal work, An Economic Theory of Democracy, this book draws upon insights generated within economics, political psychology, and the study of rhetoric to examine the way in which New Labour achieved and maintained its electoral hegemony from 1994.Journalists and politicians routinely attribute New Labour's... more...

  • The European Union and Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europeby Paul G. Lewis; Dr Zdenka Mansfeldová

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the influence of the EU on party politics in the ten 'new' EU countries from a variety of perspectives and using a range of empirical sources. The book thus makes an original and distinctive contribution both to contemporary EU studies and to the literature on CE party systems and party development. more...

  • Vom Symbol zur Realitätby Walter Rothholz; Sten Berglund

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 40.05

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Ostseeraum und der Osten Europas insgesamt kann als Laboratorium eines zukünftigen Europas betrachtet werden. Diese Deutung ist bis jetzt überproportional für die ökonomische Entwicklung, die sich zugleich als politische Modernisierungstheorie generiert, in Anspruch genommen worden. Zweifelsohne haben einige Länder Osteuropas... more...

  • Strukturen des Europäischen Jens-Peter Schneider; Francisco Velasco Caballero

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 49.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Die zunehmende Integration der nationalen und gemeinschaftlichen Verwaltungsorgane in der Europäischen Union durch diverse Formen vertikaler und horizontaler Verknüpfungen steht derzeit im Zentrum der Europäischen Verwaltungsrechtswissenschaft. In Deutschland wird diese Entwicklung, die zu einer Erosion der herkömmlich betonten... more...

  • Moderne öffentliche Klaus König

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 76.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Studienbuch beruht in seinen Grundzügen auf der Vorlesung "Einführung in die Verwaltungswissenschaft", die der Verfasser über viele Semester an der Deutschen Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer gehalten hat. Entsprechend richtet es sich an Rechts-, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler, die sich in... more...

  • Political Culture: Values and Identities in the Baltic Sea Regionby Mai-Brith Schartau; Sten Berglund; Bernd Henningsen

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 23.47

    Reconciling the diversity of political cultures, values and national identities with the European integration project is one of the most fundamental challenges contemporary Europe is facing. This challenge is readily apparent in the Baltic Sea region with its mosaic of peoples, cultures and identities. The impact of the ongoing process of European... more...

  • Verkehrsgovernance in Megastädten ? Die ÖPNV-Reformen in Santiago de Chile und Bogotáby Carolin Höhnke

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 34.35

    <P>Viele Megastädte Lateinamerikas setzten in den letzten Jahren weitreichende Reformen des ÖPNV um, darunter die Reformen Transantiago in Santiago de Chile und Transmilenio in Bogotá. In beiden Städten liegt den Projekten das Konzept des Bus-Rapid-Transit (BRT) zugrunde, mit dem umfangreiche technische, finanzielle und unternehmerische Veränderungen... more...