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  • Making European Citizens?by Paul Rünz; Annette Schmitt; Johannes Marx; Volker Kunz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    Model European Union (MEU) is a simulation of European politics that provides participants with a hands-on experience of the decision-making process of the European Union (EU). Hundreds of young Europeans meet each year at multi-day MEU conferences in cities across Europe. Does this experience have a measurable and lasting impact on participants' knowledge... more...

  • Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europeby Alexander Wöll; Harald Wydra

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In the absence of democratic state institutions, eastern European countries were considered to possess only myths of democracy. Working on the premise that democracy is not only an institutional arrangement but also a civilisational project, this book argues that mythical narratives help understanding the emergence of democracy without ?democrats?.... more...

  • Political Representation in the European Unionby Sandra Kröger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In recent years the financial and economic crisis of 2008?9 has progressed into an equally important political and democratic crisis of the EU. These troubled times have set the framework to re-assess a number of important questions in regard to representative democracy in the EU, such as the normative foundation of political representation, the institutional... more...

  • Strategies of Symbolic Nation-building in South Eastern Europeby Pål Kolstø

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Relying on new quantitative research results, the contributors offer interdisciplinary analyses of symbolic nation-building in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia to show that whereas the citizens of some states have reached a consensus about the nation-building project other states remain fragmented and... more...

  • The French Revolution and the Birth of Electoral Democracyby Melvin Edelstein

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95

    Democracy is perhaps the defining characteristic of modern Western society, but even as late as the nineteenth century it was often viewed with suspicion by many who saw it as akin to anarchy and mob rule. Taking as its focus the French Revolution, this book explores how the experience in France influenced the emergence of electoral democracy, arguing... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regulatory Reform: Regulatory Policy in Mexicoby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 91.00

    Mexico has made several efforts to design and implement a regulatory improvement policy over the past several years. The institutions involved in the better regulation policy have played a key role in enhancing regulatory quality. This includes the Federal Regulatory Improvement Commission (COFEMER), the Ministry of Economy, and the Ministry of Public... more...

  • Denken in Wirkungsnetzenby E.W. Udo Küppers

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76

    Ob es Verbrauch und Nachhaltigkeit von Energie und Rohstoffen betrifft oder es um politische und ökonomische Entscheidungen geht - je komplexer sich ein Problem darstellt, desto eher neigt der Mensch dazu, es zu vereinfachen und sich auf wenige, scheinbar wichtige Merkmale zu konzentrieren. Je unwesentlicher eine Problemfacette erscheint, desto eher... more...

  • Revolt on the Rightby Robert Ford; Matthew J. Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.99

    The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in British politics for a generation. In recent years UKIP and their charismatic leader Nigel Farage have captivated British politics, media and voters. Yet both the party and the roots of its support remain poorly understood. Where has this political revolt come from? Who is supporting... more...

  • Social Democracy in a Post-communist Europeby Bruno Coppieters; Kris Deschouwer; Michael Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This book examines the fortunes of social democracy since 1989 in the former GDR, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, setting the analysis in a broader European framework, and relating the current problems of social democracy in western Europe to developments in the east of the continent. more...

  • British Elections and Parties Yearbook 1994by David Broughton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This volume combines current academic research on British elections, parties and public opinion with a detailed reference section including a chronology of the major political events of 1993, opinion polls and by-election results for 1993, as well as an up-to-date digest of party and media addresses and contacts. more...