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  • Politacticsby EDA Collective

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    The everyday of politics is the politics of the everyday. more...

  • Handbook of Israel: Major Debatesby Eliezer Ben-Rafael; Julius H. Schoeps; Yitzhak Sternberg; Olaf Glöckner; Anne Weberling

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 175.83

    This pioneering handbook is presenting Israel in its intellectual controversies regarding Zionism, the making of the State of Israel and contemporary Israeli society. In more than a dozen of thematic sections, a wide range of perspectives is covered. Among the debated key topics are ?Israel and Democracy,? ?Religion and State,? and ?Zionism... more...

  • Stepping Up to the Plateby Graham Maddox

    Melbourne University Publishing 2016; US$ 11.74

    Americans call themselves a democracy, but they are not. America has redefined democracy to make it conform to the capitalist economy and rule by wealth elites. When American leaders say they wish to make the world safe for democracy, they really mean that they want the world, including Australia, to subsume itself into this US project. Any process... more...

  • The Wartime Origins of Democratizationby Reyko Huang

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    Why do some countries democratize after civil war? Huang argues that war can foment popular demand for radical political change. more...

  • Die Bedeutung politischer Themen im Wahlkampfby Sünje Paasch-Colberg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 36.95

    Sünje Paasch-Colberg untersucht den Stellenwert medialer Thematisierungseffekte für die Wahlentscheidung und verschränkt kommunikationswissenschaftliche Medienwirkungs- und politikwissenschaftliche Wahlforschung stärker miteinander als bisher. Ansatzpunkte sind der Agenda Setting- und Priming-Ansatz sowie die großen theoretischen Strömungen der Wahlforschung... more...

  • Paradigms and Public Sector Reformby Lhawang Ugyel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    This book describes the administrative system of Bhutan. Divided into two main parts, the first part of the book describes the Bhutanese public administration by examining the various paradigms and ideal types of public administration. Chapters examine the paradigms and ideal types in the field of public administration, and the paradigm concept helps... more...

  • Wahre Demokratie und Volksgemeinschaftby Gideon Botsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 21.24

    Dieser Band bündelt zwei Studien zum Thema ?wahre Demokratie? und ?Volksgemeinschaft? als zentrale Motive rechtsextremer Ideologie und Programmatik. So fordert die NPD ein ?plebiszitäres Präsidialystem?, das sich nicht mit der parlamentarisch-demokratischen Verfassungsordnung der Bundesrepublik vereinbaren lässt, auch wenn es als wahre Demokratie bezeichnet... more...

  • Democratisation in the 21st Centuryby Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou; Timothy D. Sisk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The 2010?s was a critical period in the continuing, established trend of the spread of democracy worldwide: from the Arab Spring countries of Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Yemen to the unfolding turmoil of Myanmar and Ukraine, by way of the upheavals in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Ivory Coast, social mobilisation against autocratic, corrupt, or military... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Hungary: The Politics of Transition (1995)by Terry Cox; Andy Furlong

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1995, the aim of this book is to review various aspects of the process of democratic transition in Hungary over the period of its first post-communist, freely elected parliament between 1990 and 1994. The studies collected in this book attempt to put them in the context of longer-term trends in Hungarian politics. Hungary offers... more...

  • The Accountability Gap in EU lawby Marios Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties of the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty and the... more...