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- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 39.99
Political Parties and Democratic Linkage examines how political parties ensure the functioning of the democratic process in contemporary societies. Based on unprecedented cross-national data, the authors find that the process of party government is still alive and well in most contemporary democracies. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 29.95
Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00
The book analyzes a contemporary policy question at the nexus of democracy, criminal justice, and constitutional citizenship. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 17.00
From the legendary journalist and creator of ?Gonzo? journalism Hunter S. Thompson comes the bestselling critical look at Nixon and McGovern?s 1972 presidential election. Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ?72 remains a cornerstone of American political journalism and one of the bestselling campaign... more...
- Free Press 2000; US$ 18.95
Twice in the past generation, the Republican party has proclaimed a "revolution" in American politics. In 1980, Ronald Reagan won a landslide victory on a platform of tax cuts, smaller government, and a stronger defense. And in 1994, Newt Gingrich took up the revolutionary mantle, tossing out the Democratic Congress and proclaiming the end of "business... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00
This book provides an up-to-date analysis of American voting rights law and the numerous controversies surrounding minority representation. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 109.99
Using both quantitative and qualitative empirical evidence from democratic systems across the world, this book demonstrates that compared to indirect selection methods, direct elections do not yield more active and contentious presidents, do not polarize political elites or society, and do not remedy political apathy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 48.00
Big new changes in the British electoral system - devolved assemblies for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, proportional representation for the European parliament and the direct election of London's Mayor - have all been introduced since the last general election in 1997, and others may be on the way. They are described and discussed by Dick... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 40.00
In this book, the sixth in the highly regarded How Ireland Voted series, leading Irish political scientists examine what happened; analyse the election results, the opinion poll evidence and the media coverage to establish why it happened; and assess the long-term significance. more...