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  • One Hundred Years of Protestby Christopher Catherwood

    Allison & Busby 2015; US$ 9.99

    From the Suffragettes to Stonewall, from the Prague Spring to the Arab Spring, from the Jarrow Marchers to the Poll Tax Riots, from Gandhi to Martin Luther King, we have witnessed a century and more of highly significant protests in which ordinary people have made their views known to those in power and sometimes changed the world. We have seen remarkable... more...

  • Building Europeby Wilfried Loth

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 97.93

    Das Standardwerk zur Geschichte der Europäischen Union: Initiativen, Auseinandersetzungen und Erfolge von Winston Churchill bis Angela Merkel und Jean-Claude Juncker. ?Ein aufklärerisches Werk. Pflichtlektüre für alle, die an der unvollendeten Geschichte Europas (ver-) zweifeln? ? Rolf Steininger, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. ?Eine... more...

  • Zukunftsort: EUROPAby Günter Stock; Christoph Markschies; Susanne Hauer; Can Tunc

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 32.61

    Die Zeiten in Europa sind turbulent. Die europäische Integration wird zur Zeit von schweren Auseinandersetzungen um die richtige Wirtschaftspolitik, gewalttätigen Konflikten um die Presse- und Meinungsfreiheit und in einigen europäischen Staaten von Renationalisierungsbewegungen erschüttert. Die Beiträge versuchen eine interdisziplinäre... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of European Electionsby Donatella M. Viola

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 250.00

    The Routledge Handbook of European Elections explores the multifaceted dimension of the European Parliament?s (EP) electoral contests across the European Community and European Union since 1979. After setting a general empirical and theoretical framework, this collaborative project presents original contributions from leading experts from virtually... more...

  • European Union Enlargementby Thomas Mehlhausen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The continuous expansion of the European Union has transformed its very own self-conception. While Eastern enlargement was widely celebrated as the ?reuniting of Europe?, the sheer number of applicants, their low economic development and the need for new states to transform in accordance with EU values required considerable adjustments to the EU?s... more...

  • Party Politics and Democracy in Europeby Ferdinand Muller-Rommel; Fernando Casal Bértoa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection, in honour of the late political scientist Peter Mair, contains original chapters that are directly linked to his theoretical and/or methodological ideas and approaches. Peter Mair demonstrated that political parties have traditionally been central actors in European politics and an essential focus of comparative European... more...

  • Democracy in Polandby Anna Gwiazda

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book assesses the quality of democracy in Poland from the collapse of communism in 1989 up to the 2011 parliamentary election. It presents an in-depth, empirically grounded study comparing two decades of democratic politics. Drawing on democratic theory and comparative politics, the book puts forward an evaluation of democracy based on four dimensions:... more...

  • Public Procurement Policyby Gustavo Piga; Tunde Tatrai

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Appropriate laws and regulations are an essential tool to direct the action of procurers toward the public good and avoid corruption and misallocation of resources. Common laws and regulations across regions, nations and continents potentially allow for the further opening of markets and ventures to newcomers and new ideas to satisfy public demand.... more...

  • Politics in Russiaby Thomas F Remington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.95

    Highly regarded for its comprehensive coverage, up-to-date scholarship, and comparative framework, Politics in Russia is an authoritative overview of Russia's contemporary political system and its recent evolution.Area specialist Thomas Remington focuses on four areas of change in this text state structure, regime change, economic transformation,... more...

  • Mahnen und Regierenby Monika Suchan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 119.71

    Die Metapher des Hirten ist seit Jahrtausenden in vielen Kulturen geläufig. Papst Gregor formulierte mit Hilfe dieser Metapher ein weithin rezipiertes Führungsmodell, das, wie die Autorin zeigt, in der Karolingerzeit von Klerus und Königen weiterentwickelt wurde. Politik im Frühmittelalter wird so neu beschrieben: weniger als Herrschaft,... more...