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  • The Military Covenantby Sarah Ingham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The Military Covenant states that in exchange for their military service and their willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice, soldiers should receive the nation’s support. Exploring the concept’s invention by the Army in the late 1990s, its migration to the civilian sphere from 2006 and its subsequent entrenchment in public policy, Ingham... more...

  • Paradoxes of Liberal Democracyby Paul M. Sniderman; Michael Bang Petersen; Rune Slothuus; Rune Stubager

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In 2005, twelve cartoons mocking the prophet Mohammed appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten , igniting a political firestorm over demands by some Muslims that the claims of their religious faith take precedence over freedom of expression. Given the explosive reaction from Middle Eastern governments, Muslim clerics, and some Danish politicians,... more...

  • Moscow in Movementby Samuel Greene

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Moscow in Movement is the first exhaustive study of social movements, protest, and the state-society relationship in Vladimir Putin's Russia. Beginning in 2005 and running through the summer of 2013, the book traces the evolution of the relationship between citizens and their state through a series of in-depth case studies, explaining how Russians... more...

  • The Global Revolutionby Silvio Pons; Alan Cameron

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    The Global Revolution. A History of International Communism 1917-1991 establishes a relationship between the history of communism and the main processes of globalization in the past century. Drawing on a wealth of archival sources, Silvio Pons analyses the multifaceted and contradictory relationship between the Soviet Union and the international communist... more...

  • European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low Countriesby Hans Vollaard; Jan Beyers; Patrick Dumont

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are well-known cases of consensus politics. Decision-making in the Low Countries has been characterized by broad involvement, power sharing and making compromises. These countries were also founding member states of the European Union (EU) and its predecessors. However, the relationship between European integration... more...

  • The EU?s Government of Industriesby Bernard Jullien; Andy Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    To what extent is business activity governed at a European scale? Since the advent of the recent economic crisis, the EU?s choices about the euro, debt ratios and interest rates have caught the headlines and highlighted the importance of EU decision-making arenas. However, these macro-economic events actually tell us only part of the story about the... more...

  • Populism in Western Europeby Teun Pauwels

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Despite the increasing academic interest in populism, we still lack understanding of individual factors contributing to populist voting. One of the main reasons for this is that populism is almost always attached to other ideologies which makes it difficult to isolate factors. This book draws on an innovative research design by comparing the reasons... more...

  • Protesting Culture and Economics in Western Europeby Swen Hutter

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    In this far-reaching work, Swen Hutter demonstrates the usefulness of studying both electoral politics and protest politics to better understand the impacts of globalization. Hutter integrates research on cleavage politics and populist parties in Western Europe with research on social movements. He shows how major new cleavages restructured protest... more...

  • Scotland's Decisionby Charlie Jeffery; Ray Perman; Sir Tom Hunter

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 4.36

    Should Scotland be an independent country? Choosing an answer to that question, as Scotland?s electors will on 18 September 2014, is a choice of huge significance. So how will we come to a decision? Many voters know more or less by instinct. Plenty of us are convinced that being independent is right and good for our country and not being independent... more...

  • Contemporary Germanyby Mark Allinson; Jeremy Leaman; Stuart Parkes; Barbara Tolkiehn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Designed for combined Language and Social Science 2nd and 3rd year courses on Germany found in departments of, German, Politics, Modern Language and European Studies. This book charts the post-war development of Germany - East & West - through to reunification and Germany's evolving role in world politics and economics. It combines a concise yet comprehensive... more...