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  • Merkel gegen Steinbrückby Thorsten Faas; Jürgen Maier; Michaela Maier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 28.21

    Die Beiträge des Buches basieren auf einer experimentell angelegten, mehrwelligen Studie im Kontext des TV-Duells zwischen Angela Merkel und Peer Steinbrück sowie des Dreikampfes zwischen Rainer Brüderle, Gregor Gysi und Jürgen Trittin im Vorfeld der Bundestagswahl 2013. Ca. 350 Bürgerinnen und Bürger verfolgten die Debatten an den Universitäten Mainz... more...

  • Organizing Political Partiesby Susan E. Scarrow; Paul D. Webb; Thomas Poguntke

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This volume presents the first findings of a novel cross-national effort to assess the current state of political parties' internal rules and organizational resources. more...

  • The Swampby Eric Bolling

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    When Washington D.C. was first built, it was on top of a swamp that had to be drained. Donald Trump says it's time to drain it again. In The Swamp, bestselling author and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling presents an infuriating, amusing, revealing, and outrageous history of American politics, past and present, Republican and Democrat. From... more...

  • How To Lose A Referendumby Jason Farrell; Paul Goldsmith

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    Did David Cameron have to call a referendum? Did history put a gun to his head? And was Britain's departure from the EU destined from the moment he called it? Was it a lost cause, or did the Prime Minister lose it? Sky News senior political correspondent Jason Farrell teams up with political blogger and economics and politics teacher Paul Goldsmith... more...

  • Guilty Menby Cato The Younger

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU was the most momentous democratic decision ever made in British history. No development since the Second World War is likely to have more far-reaching consequences for the British economy, society, politics and culture. Some predict it will lead eventually to the break-up of the UK, others to the end of the EU,... more...

  • Squatters and the Politics of Marginality in Uruguayby María José Álvarez-Rivadulla

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 115.74

    This book unveils the political economy of land squatting in a third world city, Montevideo, in Uruguay. It focuses on the effects of democratization on the mobilization of the poorest as well as on the role played by different types of brokers, from radical Catholic priests to local leaders embedded in political networks. Through a multi-method endeavour... more...

  • Racial Coalition Building in Local Electionsby Andrea Benjamin

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    A unique study of Black-Latino electoral coalition building at the local level. more...

  • Personality and the Challenges of Democratic Governanceby Aaron Dusso

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 115.74

    This book examines how the five-factor model of personality (also known as the Big Five)—extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability/neuroticism, and openness to experience—influence individuals’ ability to understand and engage in four areas of civic life. First, it documents how personality influences individuals when connecting... more...

  • Why Mugabe Wonby Stephen Chan; Julia Gallagher

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book examines the key events, personalities and wider socio-political context that led to Mugabe's victory in the 2013 Zimbabwean elections. more...

  • Race and Representative Bureaucracy in American Policingby Brandy A. Kennedy; Adam M. Butz; Nazita Lajevardi; Matthew J. Nanes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.31

    This book examines issues of race and policing through the lens of representative bureaucracy theory. According to representative bureaucracy theory, demographic correspondence between government employees and the local population can lead to more favorable outcomes for minority groups. It argues that police forces with higher minority composition... more...