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- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99
As our country?s politicians engage in bitter partisan battles, focused on protecting their own jobs but not on doing the nation?s business, and political pundits shout louder and shriller to improve their ratings, it?s no wonder that Americans have little faith in their government. But is America as divided as the politicians and talking heads... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 1998; US$ 40.00
This work measures a priori voting power in social choice theory, presenting a systematic and critical examination of a priori voting, and analyzing the foundations and methodological assumptions underlying the theory. At the same time, it presents case study examples. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 44.99
Democratic elections are designed to create unequal outcomes: for some to win, others have to lose. This book examines the consequences of this inequality for the legitimacy of democratic political institutions and systems. Using survey data collected in democracies around the globe, the authors argue that losing generates ambivalent attitudes towards... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 37.90
For a whole generation of Malaysians, no proper closure to the traumas of the racial riots of May 13, 1969 has been possible.But then came March 8, 2008The surprising results of the General Election on that special day have started eclipsing the fears linked for so long to that spectral night forty years ago.All the three researchers from ISEAS who... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 64.90
In Indonesias plural society, ethnicity and religion are often considered as two important independent variables to explain electoral behaviour. Many writers have used qualitative methods to relate the performance of political parties in terms of ethnicity and religion. This book questions these assumptions by looking at up-to-date data on the... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 0.99
A fascinating, never-before-reported look into how Rick Perry, in his 2006 reelection campaign in Texas, had academics conduct real-time experiments to study what makes people vote--revealing a new side of a major politician and a game-changing trend in American politics. Despite his folksy personality and disdain for East Coast "elitists," Texas... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 283.00
This book offers, for the first time in English, the proceedings and decisions of the last congress of the Communist International held in Lenin?s lifetime. With an analytic introduction, detailed footnotes, 500 biographic notes, glossary, chronology, and index. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 17.58
Forget everything you think you know about the making of the most powerful man on the planet. President Barack Obama's triumph was not inevitable: it was the end product of a brilliant, calculated, convention-defying political campaign. In a race that will be talked about for years to come, he faced down his rivals with ruthless focus and efficiency.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
An explanation of variations in the discourses and electoral success of 25 extreme right parties across 17 European political systems. The book shows how the European extreme right is mapped by the positions of parties and voters on two ideological dimensions, and how the match between these determines electoral success. more...