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  • The Economic Voteby Raymond M. Duch; Randolph T. Stevenson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    The book explains how different political and economic circumstances account for the variation in the economic vote. more...

  • Give Me Libertyby Naomi Wolf

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 24.99

    As the practice of democracy becomes a lost art, Americans are increasingly desperate for a restored nation. Many have a general sense that the "system" is in disorder -- if not on the road to functional collapse. But though it is easy to identify our political problems, the solutions are not always as clear. In Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American... more...

  • India's 2009 Electionsby

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 52.00

    An edited volume analyzing the results of the 2009 elections in India and showing how the 15th national election was a turning point in Indian history. more...

  • A Magnificent Catastropheby Edward J. Larson

    Free Press 2007; US$ 21.99

    CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title "They could write like angels and scheme like demons." So begins Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Larson's masterful account of the wild ride that was the 1800 presidential election?an election so convulsive and so momentous to the future of American democracy that Thomas Jefferson would later dub it "America's second... more...

  • Completing the Revolutionby Robert D. Novak

    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...

  • Minority Representation and the Quest for Voting Equalityby Bernard Grofman; Lisa Handley; Richard G. Niemi

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This book provides an up-to-date analysis of American voting rights law and the numerous controversies surrounding minority representation. more...

  • Britain at the Polls 2010by Nicholas Allen; John Bartle

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 37.00

    The accessibly-written story of the 2010 UK general election - a landscape-changing contest comparable to 1979 and 1997 - from the biggest names in UK political science. more...

  • Presidents with Prime Ministersby Margit Tavits

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    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...

  • How Ireland Voted 2007by Michael Gallagher; Dr Michael Marsh

    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...

  • Elections in Britainby Dick Leonard; Dr Roger Mortimore

    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...