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  • Party Systems and Democracy in Africaby Renske Doorenspleet; Lia Nijzink

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Do party systems help or hinder democracy in Africa? Drawing lessons from different types of party systems in six African countries, this volume shows that party systems affect democracy in Africa in ways that are unexpectedly different from the relation between party systems and democracy observed elsewhere. more...

  • Organizing for Coordination in the Public Sectorby Per Lćgreid; Külli Sarapuu; Lise H. Rykkja; Tiina Randma-Liiv

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection focuses on public sector coordination, key aspect of governments' have sought to tackle contemporary policy challenges. By guiding the reader through 20 case studies of novel coordination instruments from 12 countries, the compendium gives valuable lessons for achieving better coordination of public policies. more...

  • Party Systems and Democracy in Africaby Renske Doorenspleet; Lia Nijzink

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Do party systems help or hinder democracy in Africa? Drawing lessons from different types of party systems in six African countries, this volume shows that party systems affect democracy in Africa in ways that are unexpectedly different from the relation between party systems and democracy observed elsewhere. more...

  • Protest Politics and the Democratization of South Koreaby Youngtae Shin

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book examines the role of women involved in South Korea?s democratization movement. Through its study of older women and the gender roles and values of Korean society manifested in the ?Mothers? movement, this book challenges social movement theories that focus on those on the front line but ignore those behind the scenes. more...

  • Democratic Governanceby Mark Bevir

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 37.50

    Democratic Governance examines the changing nature of the modern state and reveals the dangers these changes pose to democracy. Mark Bevir shows how new ideas about governance have gradually displaced old-style notions of government in Britain and around the world. Policymakers cling to outdated concepts of representative government while at the... more...

  • Democratic Legitimacyby Pierre Rosanvallon; Arthur Goldhammer

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50

    It's a commonplace that citizens in Western democracies are disaffected with their political leaders and traditional democratic institutions. But in Democratic Legitimacy , Pierre Rosanvallon, one of today's leading political thinkers, argues that this crisis of confidence is partly a crisis of understanding. He makes the case that the sources of... more...

  • State Voting Laws in Americaby Michael A. Smith; Kevin Anderson; Chapman Rackaway

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Voter Fraud or Fraudulent Voters will document the changing view of voting rights, from the foundation of voting to the present day. more...

  • The Third Way and its Criticsby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    The idea of finding a 'third way' in politics has become a focus of discussion across the world. Political leaders, in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America claim to be following its principles. Yet the notion has also attracted much criticism. Some say it is an empty concept without any real content. Critics from the more traditional left argue that... more...

  • Journalism and Eyewitness Imagesby Mette Mortensen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Building on the vast research conducted on war and media since the 1970s, scholars are now studying the digital transformation of the production of news. Little scholarly attention has been paid, however, to non-professional, eyewitness visuals, even though this genre holds a still greater bearing on the way conflicts are fought, communicated, and... more...

  • Ethics in Public Managementby H George Frederickson; Richard K Ghere

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The first edition of this work, published in 1993, refuted the notion that administrative ethics could not be studied empirically. In this second edition, Frederickson (public administration, University of Kansas) and Ghere (political science, University of Dayton) expand their scope to include both the managerial and individual/moral dimensions of... more...