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- Springer US 2012; US$ 189.00
List of Figures and Tables. List of Contributors. Preface. 1. Liberty, Markets, and Federalism; T.R. Dye. 2. Competitive Federalism in Institutional Perspective; R.E. Wagner. 3. Taxes, Grants, and Porkbarrel Politics: The Case for Decentralizing the Power to Tax; D.R. Lee. 4. Fiscal Competition in a Federal System; B.L. Benson. 5. Immobile Taxation... more...
- The Institute for Democracy in South Africa 2012; US$ 24.70
This inaugural Democracy Index for Botswana is intended to set a benchmark for democracy to be measured against. The tool, developed and honed by Idasa over many years, assesses the depth of democracy in a country through five focus areas: participation, elections, accountability, political rights, and human dignity. The research relies on expert analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book explores the interplay between sovereignty, politics and law through different conceptualizations of sovereignty. Despite developments such as European integration, globalization, and state failure, sovereignty proves to be a resilient institution in contemporary international politics. This book investigates both the continuity and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 27.95
This book describes what the authors identify as an emerging political crisis in U.S. politics: the possible winning of the presidency by a candidate with far fewer votes than his or her opponent. David W. Abbott and James P. Levine stress both the irrationality and peculiar nature of the current electoral system, emphasizing recent and current political... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 8.00
An incisive legal argument that the attempt to impeach then-President Bill Clinton was not only ethically troubling, but actually against the basic legal procedures of the House and Senate and thus unconstitutional. A wake-up call, relevant even today, of the lengths to which the American right will go in order to bring down their rivals, even under... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2011; US$ 27.99
The Department of Justice Watches Over the Law But Who Watches the Watchmen? The Department of Justice is America?s premier federal law enforcement agency. And according to J. Christian Adams, it?s also a base used by leftwing radicals to impose a fringe agenda on the American people. A five-year veteran of the DOJ and a key attorney in pursuing... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2001; US$ 35.00
In a time when American politics has become a spectator sport often viewed with a cynical eye by the people, it is needful to be reminded that our freedom entails a civic responsibility to preserve the legal document that gives us that freedom, the United States Constitution. The Constitution is a contract to which all citizens are parties and upon... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 169.99
In 1907, William Jennings Bryan described the proposed constitution for Oklahoma as "The best constitution in the United States today." An enduring characteristic of Oklahoma's constitution has been it's faith in direct democracy and its root in Progressive Era politics. The Oklahoma State Constitution traces the historical formation... more...