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  • #Trumpby Stéphane Bussard; Philippe Mottaz

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    À lire tant qu?il est temps ! E?lu par Twitter ? Contrairement a? Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump a appuye? toute sa campagne sur les re?seaux sociaux. Faible cou?t, large porte?e, ciblage de masse, versatilite? du contenu et impunite? de l?e?phe?me?re, sa communication immate?rielle lui a permis en quelques semaines de convaincre 14 millions d?Ame?ricains... more...

  • The Impact of Cleavages on Swiss Voting Behaviourby Andreas C. Goldberg

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book studies the impact of cleavages on electoral choices. Based on a case study of Switzerland, it analyses how cleavages divide voters into voting blocs and how this influences Swiss voting behaviour and the Swiss party system. The first part examines the development of salient cleavages such as religion, social class, rural-urban, and language... more...

  • Kultur und Praxis der Wahlenby Hedwig Richter; Hubertus Buchstein

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 41.75

    Was ist eigentlich der Sinn und Zweck des Wählens? Warum gelten Wahlen seit dem 20. Jahrhundert für nahezu alle Staaten als unverzichtbar? Um die Erfolgsgeschichte und die variierenden Bedeutungen von Wahlen zu verstehen, gilt es, die historische Dimension zu berücksichtigen und mit einem anthropologisch interessierten Blick neue Fragen zu stellen.... more...

  • The Greens in British Politicsby James Dennison

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This book explains how the Greens went from obscurity to England?s third largest party in just one year, quadrupling their vote share and securing their place in Britain?s refigured party system on the way. Sophisticated quantitative analyses of the Greens? voters and members as well as interviews with all of the leading party insiders are used to... more...

  • The Mixed Member Proportional System: Providing Greater Representation for Women?by Tracy-Ann Johnson-Myers

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.53

    This Brief discusses the adoption of the mixed member proportional (MMP) electoral system in New Zealand and its subsequent effect on representation for women. Concerns about the homogeneity of the legislature under the Single Member Plurality electoral system and the need for increased representativeness and greater proportionality of party preference... more...

  • The Obama Presidency and the Politics of Changeby Edward Ashbee; John Dumbrell

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This edited volume considers the extent to which the Obama presidency matched the promises of hope and change that were held out in the 2008 election. Contributors assess the character of ?change? and, within this context, survey the extent to which there was enduring change within particular policy areas, both domestic and foreign. The authors combine... more...

  • Understanding Political Changeby Anthony Heath

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The central concern of Understanding Political Change is to explore the social and political sources of electoral change in Britain. From the Labour successes of the 1960s through the reemergence of the Liberals as a national force in 1974 and the rise and fall of the SDP to the potential emergence of the Green Party in the 1990s, Dr Heath and his... more...

  • Notley Nationby Sydney Sharpe; Don Braid

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 9.99

    When Alberta conservatism came to an end after forty-three years with a stunning left-wing victory in 2015, it was clear that Rachel Notley and the NDP had achieved the impossible. But was this victory so unprecedented? Sydney Sharpe and Don Braid explore the NDP breakthrough and how it affected the later federal election. more...

  • Bürger und Beteiligung in der Demokratieby Angelika Vetter; Uwe Remer-Bollow

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 20.43

    Das Lehrbuch richtet sich an Studierende und Lehrende, die sich mit Bürgerbeteiligung und politischer Partizipation in Deutschland und anderen Demokratien beschäftigen. Dazu gehören unter anderem Wahlen, Bürger und Volksentscheide, informelle Formen der Beteiligung. Das Buch bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die demokratietheoretischen Grundlagen,... more...

  • Policy Agendas in Australiaby Keith Dowding; Aaron Martin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.33

    This book contributes to and expands on the major international Comparative Policy Agendas Project. It sets the project in context, and provides a comprehensive assessment of the changing policy agenda in Australia over a forty-year period, using a unique systematic dataset of governor-general speeches, legislation and parliamentary questions, and... more...